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How I Organize All Our Sonlight Curriculum Books

After just 6 years using Sonight curriculum we have acquired an amazing library, that can be an amazing thing for most book lovers. I love books as much as the next homeschool mom, however I have as great a desire to keep our home tidy and our homeschool curriculum well organized. If I let all… Continue reading How I Organize All Our Sonlight Curriculum Books

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Why I Don’t Plan My Homeschool Curriculum Schedule

After quite a few of my own years growing up homeschooled, my mom started using more living books to teach us instead relying solely on textbooks. It was my favorite change for our homeschool! At first, this meant she spent quite a bit of time during her Summer scheduling out all our awesome books to… Continue reading Why I Don’t Plan My Homeschool Curriculum Schedule

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4 Reasons To Have A 4 Day Homeschool Week With Sonlight

One of the best things we have done to have a more restful homeschool is to have a 4 day homeschool week. Some people hear that and think I am crazy, they ask, how do you get through enough work? Well we homeschool, we make our own rules! Who said schooling has to be done… Continue reading 4 Reasons To Have A 4 Day Homeschool Week With Sonlight

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Homeschool Planet Review: Schedule Help for a Relaxed Homeschool Mom

This is a sponsored post by Homeschool Buyers Co-op. I received the product for free and was compensated for my time. All opinions are honest and I was not required to post a positive review. You can read my disclosure policy here. Previous school years I didn’t think I needed an online planner like Homeschool… Continue reading Homeschool Planet Review: Schedule Help for a Relaxed Homeschool Mom

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Apologia Who Is God? Giving Our Children A Solid Foundation

  You can read my disclosure policy here. Last year I decided to take a different direction from our usual homeschool bible routine. I was soon to be teaching three young kids the following school year so I needed to simplify. My goal was to find something I could use with the three of them… Continue reading Apologia Who Is God? Giving Our Children A Solid Foundation

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Our Year Of Apologia: Learning Science Together(Even Mom)

(The following post contains affiliate links, you can read a full disclosure here.) Science has never been my forte as either student or teacher. After my first few years teaching very young children I never worried too much about my lack of interest in science, however last year I knew it was time to step up… Continue reading Our Year Of Apologia: Learning Science Together(Even Mom)

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Sonlight Tote Bag & Summer Readers Giveaway!

All school year we polish off book after book of quality literature with Sonlight Curriculum. These books become adored treasures but we look forward equally as much to the unplanned books we snatch off library shelves during the Summer. The kids love the extra time to read all sunny afternoon long and the older they… Continue reading Sonlight Tote Bag & Summer Readers Giveaway!

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Finishing Strong: Ending Your Homeschool Year With Dignity

I get the struggle, by the beginning of May you are counting down every day until the last day of school. Honestly, I love teaching school but do you know what I love as well? Leisurely nature walks stopping to look over every fungi, flower and butterfly. Reading for the sheer joy of enjoying a story of choice on… Continue reading Finishing Strong: Ending Your Homeschool Year With Dignity

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Homeschool Sick Days: 6 Ways To Keep Learning

  (This post contains affiliate links, you can read my full disclosure here!) Make all the Homeschool plans you want, the weeks of sickness will hunt you down faster than Liam Neeson in the latest Taken flick. You will find yourself standing in a room with littles slumped tired on couches, crayons stuck in every cushion, dirty… Continue reading Homeschool Sick Days: 6 Ways To Keep Learning

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The Day I Quit Homeschooling: And What We Learned

It happened over our Astronomy study, something about the lack of a magnetosphere on Mars did us in. Two kids not listening: One was daydreaming and the other was just defiant. A few glazed looks and grumpy attitudes later I was finished. I did not yell or put up a big scene, yes THAT kind of mad. Like that… Continue reading The Day I Quit Homeschooling: And What We Learned