Nature Study for Beginners: 33 Easy Ideas to Help You Get Started

Nature Study for Beginners: 33 Easy Ideas to Help You Get Started

For the longest time, nature study was one of those things in our homeschool that I knew we should be doing. The problem was I really didn’t know where to begin. I felt completely inept, unprepared, and honestly, a bit like Shelly Long’s character in Troop Beverly Hills, minus the[Read more]

Our 2018-2019 Curriculum Choices: Homeschooling 2nd Grade

It’s hard to believe that my youngest kiddo is finishing up first grade. Even so, I’m busy finalizing plans and gathering the needed resources for homeschooling 2nd grade one last time. *Post contains affiliate links; see disclosure for details.* Here’s a look at what we’ve got in store for our[Read more]

Charlotte Mason, Captain Underpants, and the Homeschool Finer Things Club

Charlotte Mason, Captain Underpants, and the Homeschool Finer Things Club

The opportunity to provide a carefully curated learning environment is a blessing of the homeschool life. It requires leading by example, intentional living, and discipline from parents, but it’s a beautiful thing to be able to build our homeschools and our homes around the honorable, the right, the pure, and the[Read more]

Homeschool Inspiration: Charlotte Mason Quotes, Prints, & Phone Backgrounds

Free Charlotte Mason Printables - 8 Downloadable prints with matching phone backgrounds

Looking for some inspiration and encouragement for your homeschool journey? Today I’m sharing some of my favorite Charlotte Mason quotes with you. Better yet, I’ve created graphics for social sharing, phone backgrounds, and printables with these quotes. *Post contains affiliate links; see disclosure for details Most of these quotes are[Read more]

Our 2017-2018 Curriculum Choices: Homeschooling First Grade

Our 2017-2018 Curriculum Choices: Homeschooling First Grade

How is it that my baby girl is finishing up her kindergarten year and that I’m finalizing our plans for homeschooling first grade? Whether it’s easy for me to believe or not, it’s happening and I’m excited to share our curriculum plans with you today! *Post contains affiliate links; see[Read more]

10 Easy Nature Study Ideas Nearly Anyone Can Enjoy

10 Easy Nature Study Ideas Nearly Anyone Can Enjoy

I don’t know any homeschool parents who would deny the importance of nature study, but I know plenty who find it a little daunting. That’s why I’m happy to share my favorite easy nature study ideas today. (Post contains affiliate links; see disclosure for details.) Nature study is easy in theory,[Read more]