Books to Encourage the Homeschool Mom

Books to Encourage the Homeschool Mom

  Marcy @ Ben and Me — Encouraging and Helpful Homeschool Books Leah @ When We Walk Along the Road – Top Ten Homeschool Mom Resources Rebekah @ Raventhreads – Five Favorite Books for Homeschooling Moms Melanie @ finchnwren – For Times When You Need Encouragement, Try… Jennifer @ a glimpse of our life – Zondervan’s Homeschool Mom’s Bible ~ A Review Brandy @ Kingdom Academy Homeschool – Refreshing Your Heart Annette @ A Net in Time – Be Encouraged, homeschool parents Beth @ Weavings – My Favorite Reads for Homeschool Encouragement Crystal @ Crystal Starr – Books to Encourage the Homeschool Mom Jenni @ Conversaving – Water for Continue reading

What Running a Business is Teaching My 10 Year Old


My 10 year old son has a business. I had been asking each of my sons to come up with some goals for themselves and together we could develop a game plan to make it possible to achieve that goal. My oldest, who is 10, really wanted an iPad. Since that purchase is not within my means or interest, I told him he would have to come up with the money himself. After some discussions about ways to make money (like doing more chores to earn allowance faster), we decided to try and come up with a plan to make Continue reading

Homeschooling an Only Child

Homeschooling an Only Child

  Jennifer @ Chestnut Grove Academy – Tips From Moms Who Homeschool Only Children I have 4 children, so I obviously do not fall into the ‘only child’ category. However, I have friends that homeschool ONE child and I know that the ripe old questions of socialization is even more overused in these circumstances. I thought it would be a great opportunity to pick the brains of those moms in this category and share it with all of you!   Melanie @ finchnwren – 5 Things I’ve Learned Homeschooling An Only Child My husband and I prayed together and came to the Continue reading

Chapter Books to Read Aloud

chapter books to read aloud

Gwen @ Tolivers to Texas – Literature-Based Education – How It Works Gwen @ Tolivers to Texas – Chapter Books Read-Alouds for Boys Gwen @ Tolivers to Texas – What’s In Our Book Basket Rebecca @ Raventhreads – Favorite Chapter Books for Reading Aloud During the Early Elementary Years Tara @ This Sweet Life – September Book Bingo w/ FREE Printable Tara @ This Sweet Life – Read-Alouds for 5th Grade Tara @ This Sweet Life – 5th Grade Required Reading Annette @ A Net in Time – Books we read together Melanie @ finchnwren – Favorite Family Read-Alouds Kayla @ The Arrowood Zoo – Our Read Aloud Favorites Sarah Continue reading

Homeschooling When Life Happens

homeschooling when life happens

  Marcy @ Ben and Me — How to Homeschool Successfully and Work from Home As I sit down to write this post, it occurs to me that I should title it, “The Things I’m Going to Attempt to Do This Year to Homeschool and Work from Home Successfully.” Because honestly, I’m not quite there yet. Erin @ For Him and My Family – When Life Doesn’t Go As Planned What do you do when homeschool and life happens? Join us as I explain how we’ve survived the past week of animals dying and ER visits while still managing to learn! Continue reading

Homeschool Classrooms Crew Carnival

Homeschool Classrooms

  Lexi @ Lextin Academy – A Tour of Our Homeschool Room did a slight redo of our homeschool room this summer. I moved some things around and did some major cleaning out (and boy did it need it!!!). So, let me take you on a tour of our homeschool room. I cleaned it just for you! It will not look this good again until next summer… LaRee @ Broad Horizons – This is Where We Do School We have a schoolroom, but we tend to do school all over our house too! So I thought I’d just generally show you where we Continue reading

Favorite Homeschool Blogs

favorite homeschool blogs

Kemi @ Homemaking Organized —  Finding Good Homeschool Resources and Encouragement Kym @ Homeschool Coffee Break — Blogs On My Must-Read List Adena @ AdenaF — Top Ten Favorite Homeschool Blogs Rebecca @ Raventhreads – My Favorite Blogs for Relaxed and Project Based Learning Lori @ Home: where life happens — Favorite Blogs Chareen @ Every Bed of Roses — My Favourite Homeschool Blogs Sarah @ Delivering Grace – 16 UK Christian Home Education blogs Jen @ Happy Little Homemaker – The Only 4 Sites You Need for Tot-PreK-K ABC Printables Jennifer @ Chestnut Grove Academy — Blogs I Love and Workboxing Fun with FREE Continue reading

Summer Studies Round-Up

summer studies

  Lexi @ Lextin Academy — Summer Studies Jennifer @ Chestnut Grove Academy – Earth Science Unit 4 – Seasons: Summer (preK-3rd) Jennifer @ Chestnut Grove Academy – Fun Summer Holidays to Celebrate Michele @ Family, Faith, and Fridays – Summer School- Seriously? Leah @ As We Walk Along the Road – Fun Ideas for Summer Homeschooling Kym @ Homeschool Coffee Break – The Benefits of Summer School Dawn @ Double O Farms – Learning in the Summer Lori @ At Home: where life happens – Math and Water Balloons? Marcy @ Ben and Me — Road Trip Kentucky: 10 Summer Field Trip Ideas Marcy @ Ben Continue reading

Free Printables Round-Up

free printables

  Amy @ Homeschool Encouragement – Free Printables for your Homeschool Dusty @ To the Moon and Back – Life Cycle of a Caterpillar Chart and Mini Book to Color Dusty @ To the Moon and Back – Nature Journal for Preschoolers Dusty @ To the Moon and Back – Nursery Rhyme Rhyming Words Pack Tara @ This Sweet Life – K-2 Ocean-Themed Learning Pack Tara @ This Sweet Life – Pirate Learning Pack Tara @ This Sweet Life – Community Helpers PreK-K Learning Pack Lisa Marie @ The Canadian Homeschooler – Number Words cheat Sheet Lisa Marie @ The Canadian Homeschooler – My Home Town Pamphlet Dawn @ Continue reading

Summer Reading for High School Students

summer reading high school students

  Carol @ Home Sweet Life - Thankful Thursdays  - Summer Reading I am thankful that Arlene (& her older sister Emily) love to read . . . but it can be a real balancing act between getting them to read quality books, getting their chores done, and still having time for outdoor summer activities. Leah @ As We Walk Along the Road – Great Books for Summer Reading (High Schoolers) So I’ve become a “book hunter.” I’m always on the lookout for new books to recommend to my daughter and for fun books to recommend for my son. I’m sharing a Continue reading