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Our Homeschooling Years

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

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...

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...

Easter Experiments!

This past week at our homeschool co-op we got to enjoy two exciting Easter experiments which are perfect for these rainy days we have been experiencing. Experiment 1: The...

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...

Introducing Geography

Over the last few weeks, I have shared how we began, the tip of the iceberg on how to start getting ready for the real deal including some of...

Homeschool Curriculum Choices 2015-16

This homeschool year has started off well so far but it took a lot of work for us to get there. With all of the selections and decisions...

Introducing Geography – Asia

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

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...

Introducing Geography – Australia

  Welcome to our first individual edition of Introducing Geography! In this series, I will be sharing our books, crafts, recipes, field trips, and so much more that all...

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...