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Our Homeschooling Years

Sharing the wild ride of our homeschooling years, one step at a time.

July 4th and Back to School

When we kicked off our first official year homeschooling a school-aged child, we chose to make July 1st our annual starting point. Having July 4th be our first focus means the first...

Homeschool Curriculum Choices 2018-19

Can I be the first one to shout from the mountains how happy I am that last school year is no more? It's done. It's over with. What...

Reading Logs for Individuals and Families

Until we had a budding reader in our family, I never realized how challenging it could be to find simple reading logs for individuals and families. They were...

Homeschool Curriculum Choices 2017-18

One of our main promises to our readers and followers is to always be honest. It is no secret we have had our troubles with homeschooling at times...

Top 18 Gifts for Homeschool Families

Buying gifts for kids can be a hard situation and making sure they line up with a family's lifestyle these days is even more challenging. That is why...

Homeschool Curriculum Choices 2016-17

Welcome to a new school year! While most families are ordering their homeschool curriculum choices and just starting to gear up to begin classes again, we are wrapping...

Ndebele House Craft

As I mentioned in Introducing Geography - Africa, we did this craft at the drop of a hat to stop some tantrums and allow our littles to reset...

Introducing Geography – South America

Welcome to the third individual edition of Introducing Geography! In this series, we are sharing our books, crafts, recipes, and field trips relating to either our continental or state...

All About Reading Level 2 Review

Entering into our first year with a second grader had me an anxious mess. She was still a struggling reader, I was reminding myself daily that learning to...

2015 School Launch! {Inside our first week.}

Our little family has successfully kicked off the 2015-2016 school year and we are having a blast so far. We've been kicking butt and taking grades! What exactly...