Why My Kids LOVE Homeschool Dissection Lab

My kids LOVE to hear me tell stories about when I was in school. Since they’ve only been in a cottage school setting, they don’t have any experience with 50 minute class periods, bells ringing, or teachers who were less than stellar. “What classes did you take in high school? What was your FAVORITE?” Looking […]

Taking Our Homeschool Math Curriculum Online with Teaching Textbooks

Looking for a homeschool math curriculum that you can use online? We’re talking about our experience with Teaching Textbooks 3.0, and why you should consider it for your homeschool, too. When August rolls around, I’ll be kicking off my EIGHTH year as a homeschooling momma. (hear that round of applause?) I’m fairly comfortable with some […]

Our Favorite St Patrick’s Day Books for Preschool Children

St Patrick's Day Books for Kids

Hooray! It’s time to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day! We’re pulling out our {huge} collection of St Patrick’s Day books for children — my kids are so excited to be reading these books again! Take a look at some of our favorites, then hit up your library or add them to your collection. St Patrick’s Day […]

Easy Tips for Choosing a Homeschool Friendly College

Even though my oldest student still at home is only in middle school, it doesn’t mean that the thought of a homeschool friendly college hasn’t crossed my mind. Because I am a mom ….. and a bit of a worrier, I’ve already began researching colleges (YES, even though she’s only in sixth grade), and have […]

Amazing Online Reading Games for Preschoolers

Looking for the best online reading games for preschoolers? Grab this FREE trial from Reading Eggs Junior

With lots of small children at home, comparison and competition between my children can be a major stumbling block. My preschooler wants to do EVERYTHING that his older siblings are allowed to experience – everything from online reading games to riding a bike in the street. It’s a serious challenge for me to find things […]