How to Pull Off a Mid-Year Homeschool Reboot

How to Pull Off a Mid-Year Homeschool Reboot

So, you’ve arrived at the halfway mark of another year only to find your homeschool low on motivation and joy, but full of frustration and attitude. Sounds like a homeschool reboot is in order. (Post contains affiliate links; see disclosure for details.) When I think of reboots, my trusty laptop instantly comes[Read more]

Homeschool Mother’s Journal: The Learning Will Come

Homeschool Mother's Journal: The Learning Will Come

Y’all, it’s been one of those months. One of those months where half of my lesson plans went unfinished, one of those months with opportunities to learn through play. The good news is that I noticed something wonderful in all of our chaos: the learning will come … in one way or another.[Read more]

5 Practical Ways to Simplify Your Homeschool Day

5 Practical Ways to Simplify Your Homeschool Day

Finding it hard to homeschool and get it all done with life’s other demands swirling around? It’s time to let go of unrealistic expectations and simplify your homeschool day. (Post contains affiliate links; see disclosure for details.) I know what it’s like to scroll Instagram, see the cool things other[Read more]

Exodus for the Homeschool Heart

Exodus for the Homeschool Heart

The book of Exodus has been showing up a lot for me recently.  Between my personal Bible study, sermons I’ve heard, books I’m reading, and discussions with my husband, I can’t seem to get Exodus and the children of Israel off of my mind. All of my time in Exodus[Read more]

Personal Growth as a Homeschool Mom

Making Time for Personal Growth as a Homeschool Mom

Let’s face it, being a homeschool mom pretty much guarantees a full life.  Even so, in order to encourage our kids to pursue a lifetime of learning, homeschooling parents have to be diligent about making time for personal growth. What does that personal growth look like when lessons need to be planned[Read more]

10 Best Tips for New Homeschoolers

10 Best Tips for New Homeschoolers

When we began preparing to homeschool in 2009, I didn’t personally know any homeschool families and the internet wasn’t chock-full of information on home education at that point.  We did the best we could at the time, but we were on our own in many ways. I’ve been thinking about what kind of[Read more]