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99 Acts of Kindness

The last few years, I’ve tried to promote a different way of thinking with my kids at Christmas. Instead of just being focused on gifts, and what material things they want to have, we’ve started a tradition of doing acts of kindness throughout the month for others. Each day we aim to accomplish something, no matter […]

Homeschooling As A Single Mom

I’m homeschooling as a single mom.  What exactly does that look like?  Well, I imagine it looks very different for each single mom who home educates, depending on the amount of child support they receive and how much they have to work to make ends meet. I am one of the lucky single parents who […]

Five Ways to Avoid Homeschool Burnout

As homeschooling parents, we love spending time learning with and teaching our kids. However, home education is a huge responsibility, and we feel that keenly. Symptoms of burnout can sneak up even on veteran homeschoolers. Homeschooling parents can experience a particularly rough season with illness or pregnancy, or children who struggle or who develop bad […]

School Spaces

Want to take a glimpse into the school rooms of other homeschoolers? Here’s your chance to take a tour. This month, The Canadian Homeschool Blogging Team share insight into the spaces they do their schooling. Bonnie – Our Homeschool Room Our homeschool room is our dining room. When it’s time for school, we just pull out […]

10 Tips to Organize Your Homeschool Home

Ten Tips To Get Homeschool Organized

I am a great organizer. At least, I am in my head. My tornado-esque house and school zones would definitely lead you to believe otherwise! I wanted to share 10 ideas that I have found really helped me when I’m on my game and things are running smoothly and easily around our place.   1. […]

Lesson Planning Tools

It’s lesson planning season. So today I thought I’d share all the tools that I find helpful when I’m trying to pull the plans together.   #1. Pinterest. This site is a homeschooler’s planning dream. Basically, it’s a visual search engine and you are much more likely to find great ideas here for just about […]

Homeschool Planner Stickers

Many family calendars and planners come with a set of stickers to highlight important events like birthdays, anniversaries, doctor appointments, etc. Most of these stickers include the traditional school things to remember, such as picture day and hot lunches. But homeschoolers need a different set of reminder stickers. So I’ve created a page full of […]

5 Ways Homeschoolers Can Enjoy Back to School

September is traditionally known as the season of “back to school.” As homeschoolers, some of us follow this school year pattern while some of us just school all year round – but no matter what approach we take, this time of year does have some perks that we can enjoy as homeschoolers. 1. Back to […]

Student Daily Work Checklist

Student Daily Work Checklist

If you’ve been trying to figure out a simple way to keep your school days more productive, this is the solution. I have been using this exact form with my own sons for a few years now and it has seriously helped us get more done with less fighting. It keeps me accountable while keeping my kids […]