Homeschooling Pinterest Boards for Holidays

homeschooling fun for holidays with Pinterest

One of the benefits of a homeschooling routine is the flexibility. During holiday seasons, we can slow down and have lots of fun with learning about holidays in our homeschool. We can focus on hands on crafts, holiday themed books, special printables and more. Today, I’m sharing some of my favorite resources I’ve collected for […]

I Can’t Homeschool Because I Work Outside the Home

homeschooling while working outside the home

When you’re a homeschooling family, you’ll often hear comments and questions from others. The age old question about socialization almost always comes up, as well as inquires about what sort of curriculum we use. I’ve even fielded queries about how I managed to keep my house relatively clean while homeschooling. People often assume that I’m […]

10 Books for Girls Who Love Horses

books for girls who love horses

As a homeschooling family, our schedule is pretty flexible. If one of our children shows an interest in a particular subject or sport, we’re able to spend time to explore it further. Right now, Rachel is obsessed with horses and horseback riding, along with books about horses. Last year, we bought a Groupon for riding […]

10 Toys Twin Boys Can’t Destroy

boy proof toys

In our house, toys better be sturdy to stand up to two rough and tumble boys. For the past five years, these are the toys that have passed the test of my twin boys. 1. Little Tikes Cozy Coupe I’ve had one of these in my house for the past fifteen years or so. My […]

10 Ways I’m Not a Perfect Homeschooling Mother

The Imperfect Homeschool

Years before I made the decision to homeschool, I read homeschooling blogs. Ladies like Carisa and Jolanthe  delighted me with their creativity, organizational skills and pictures of their homeschool days. Watching these women from afar, I became jealous. “If they can do it, why can’t I?” “Are these women superheros?” Shortly before I headed to the 2:1 […]