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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 […]

Simple Lesson Planner

Lesson Planner {Printable}

Planning out your school year really helps make a difference in your homeschool. It means that you have a clear vision of what you want to work on and breaks down all the smaller steps to get there. This planner is based on the one that I have used for the last few years with […]

A School Days Treasury {Printable}

Our children’s school years go quickly – racing ahead at the speed of life, and even if we don’t have our kids in the school system, documenting this is important. So today, I’m excited to share with you A School Days Treasury, which is a free printable collection of papers designed to help record these […]

10 Words For New Homeschoolers

Now that I’ve been homeschooling for several years, with several different kids – I wanted to offer my top 10 words for new homeschoolers. Whether you are just making the decision, or  you have been doing this for the first year, these words are for you. Relax. When you first start homeschooling, everything is overwhelming. […]

Making the Most of Every Summer Minute

Making the Most of Every Summer Minute

As the school year comes to a close, many a homeschooling family wonders what ought to be done with all those suddenly-available hours in the day. Having spent so many hours together all year, the arrival of summer vacation doesn’t seem all that different at first glance. In fact, many homeschooling families recognize that learning never stops, so, […]

Ultimate Field Trip Guide – Canada

Canada is an amazing country – you can see and experience it from coast to coast through some unique and exciting destinations. Whether we’re taking a journey to a local attraction for a learning experience day, or travelling from one coast to the other, or even touring the country from in front of our computer screen […]

Meeting Your Child's Learning Needs

Meeting Your Child’s Learning Needs

Every child has a unique set of learning needs, whether they are gifted, have learning disabilities or behaviour challenges, or just because they learn best by seeing, hearing, or doing. Our challenge (and benefit) as homeschooling parents is to find a way to meet their learning needs. This month, the Canadian Homeschool Blogging Team shares […]