How do you Homeschool in the Winter?: Blog/Social Media Challenge 2021

During the wintertime there are many wonderful opportunities for homeschooling! You can get back into your normal homeschool routine after a break for Christmas or start something new or different with your children. If your homeschooling during the winter looks like the rest of the year, what about adding in a few new activities?  Nature … Read more

Homeschool Planning & Record Keeping ~ Not Back to School Blog Hop

There are many new families joining the homeschool community this year (and we’re so happy to have you) and I have been answering many questions. Many new families are curious about planning and recording progress. How do we do that? Are there special procedures or programs that we are required to use? Truthfully, that depends … Read more

Homeschool Must Have Resources / Supplies ~ Not Back to School Blog Hop

I love back to school season!  The smell of new pencils, books, and paper all ready to be put to use for a learning adventure!This is sure to be the most-unusual back-to-school season in our lives…  How will it work?  Where will we school (for those families who outsource some or all of the school … Read more

Homeschool Traditions ~ Not Back to School Blog Hop

Welcome to the annual Not Back to School hosted by the Homeschool Review Crew. Today we commence our blog hop with the topic of Homeschool Traditions. My interest in traditions began two decades ago. I was researching how to make Christmas special for my children. Over the years I learned that traditions do not need … Read more

A Day in the life of an Independent Learner

I was all set to write a generic post about how you raise up independent learners and then I thought, wouldn’t it be better if I just told you what a typical day in the life of ninth grader is like?   My ninth grader is a very independent learner.    A Day in the life … Read more

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