Category: Homeschooling Inspiration

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The Best Homeschooling Books: A Great Big List

I am a lover of books, so I’d like to share my great big list of the best homeschooling books. Some of these I have read and some are waiting their turn in line. I need to learn to speed read! Homeschooling books are a great way to get inspired, learn about different homeschooling methods...

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How to Get Started in Homeschooling: The Essential Guide

Inside: Thinking of homeschooling? Maybe you have decided to homeschool and now you need to know what to do next to get started. Here is the ultimate guidebook to get started in homeschooling. When I first decided that I wanted to get started in homeschooling for my girls, I had no idea where to start....

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A Day in the Life of Our Relaxed Classical Homeschool

When we decided that we were going to homeschool our girls, I was so excited! I kept thinking about our homeschool schedule and what it would look like and let me tell you……it was awesome! The girls had their workbooks and loved them. We did fun projects all the time. The house was clean and...

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50+ Non-Worksheet Homeschool Activities

As homeschool moms, it is so easy to get wrapped up in the “we have to get the textbooks done!” mentality that we can forget about all the other ways to incorporate learning into our homeschool day. I decided to compile a list of “non-worksheet” homeschool activities to round out your homeschool day. This list...

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Helpful Homeschool Tips for Your First Year

Maybe you are still deciding whether or not to homeschool your child. Maybe you’ve decided to make the leap and start homeschooling. Either way, this list of my five biggest homeschooling tips is a great way to keep your mind form becoming overwhelmed. Here we gooooo… Your Kids Will Be OK The most common thing...

Relaxed Summer Homeschooling Ideas

Ideas for Relaxed Summer Homeschooling

Summer is almost here….who’s ready for a break?! It can be so tempting to just not doing anything during the summer months, but then you also run the risk of your kids forgetting a lot of what they learned this year. A relaxed Summer homeschooling schedule is the perfect solution to this problem! I used...

How to Encourage Your Reluctant Homeschool Student

Five More Ways to Motivate Your Reluctant Homeschool Student

In a previous post, I shared five easy ways you could help encourage and your reluctant homeschool student and make learning fun. Today, I’m going to share five more ideas that I have successfully used during phases when one of my kiddo was reluctant to do their schoolwork! Change Subjects Many students have a favorite...

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5 Writing Activity Ideas for Reluctant Writers

Fun activities can go a long way to helping a kid who hates writing get more comfortable and improve their skills. When students gain just a little bit of confidence in their writing abilities, it can make writing much less frustrating. Here are a few fun writing activities that have worked well with my child...

5 Ways to Encourage your homeschool student

5 Ways to Encourage Your Reluctant Learner

When your child is a reluctant learner, it can make homeschooling very stressful very quickly. Maybe your child gets frustrated about a particular subject. Maybe they get embarrassed when they don’t know an answer. Whatever the reason for your child’s frustration with homeschooling, there are some easy things you can do to try and get...

A Classical Homeschool Schedule Made Simple

Are you thinking of homeschooling and don’t know where to start? Maybe you are already homeschooling and you’re feeling like you have no direction. Afraid your going to miss something important in your child’s education? I used to feel that way, too! A classical homeschool schedule can fix all of those worries! Beginning the homeschooling...