Emily

I'm a homeschool mom and minister's wife living in beautiful North Carolina. We have lots of stuff happening at our table; grab a chair and join us!

Using a Literature Approach to Teach Early American History in Your Homeschool

Looking into homeschool curriculum options for teaching American History? Here's what you need to know about Beautiful Feet Books' literature approach to Early American History.

Are you planning to study the beginnings of the United States in your homeschool? Here’s how Beautiful Feet Books’ literature approach to early American history can spark curiosity for your kids and help them engage with history in an meaningful way. **This post is sponsored and contains referral links. I was compensated for my time …

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8 Good Reasons to Give Your Homeschooled Teen an Extra Year of High School

Does Your Homeschooler Need an Extra Year of High School?

Wondering if you should rethink the traditional 4 years of high school and choose a different path for your homeschooler? Here’s why you may want to bypass the usual route and embrace a 5-year high school plan instead. **This post contains affiliate links; that means I may receive a commission if you click through and …

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Homeschooling High School: Our 11th Grade Curriculum Choices

Homeschooling High School: Our 11th Grade Curriculum Choices

Looking for inspiration for the high school years of homeschooling? Here’s a rundown of our 11th grade curriculum choices and what’s in store for junior year. This post contains affiliate links. This means I could receive compensation if you click through and take action through one of these links. See our full disclosure to learn …

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Why We Don’t Take a Summer Break in Our Homeschool and What We Do Instead

Why we don't take a summer break in our homeschool

To school or not to school? That’s the question for many homeschoolers as summer approaches. Today I’m sharing why we don’t take a summer break in our homeschool and what we do to change things up and enjoy this season of homeschooling each year. *Post contains some referral links; see disclosure to learn more.* Before …

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Our Charlotte Mason-Inspired 5th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Picks

Our Charlotte Mason-Inspired Homeschool Curriculum Picks for 5th Grade

Another year of homeschooling is just around the corner for us! Here’s a look at our 5th grade homeschool curriculum choices for next year. *Post contains affiliate links; see disclosure for details.* I’m wrapping up the current homeschool year with my youngest kiddo right now, which means I’m also in full-blown curriculum planning mode for …

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