10 Tips for Homeschooling with Toddlers

As a mom of 4 kids under the age of 10 I have had my fair share of homeschooling with babies and toddlers underfoot. Recently I periscoped about how I keep my toddler and preschooler busy during the day when I am homeschooling the older two. Luckily we follow more of an eclectic unschooling approach […]

Easy Remembrance Day Crafts for Kids

Every Tuesday I have the pleasure of teaching a kindergarten class for my youngest son and some of his friends. My bigger boys are in classes, so not only do we get to have some one on one time, but we can do the crafts that they are not interested in anymore. So, in preparation […]

Free Resources for Teaching About the Canadian Government (All Grades)

This year my oldest son is in Grade 5. The focus this year in Social Studies is “Canada: The Land, Histories, and Stories.” As I was trying to figure out how best to start teaching about Canada – and where to find Canadian curriculum in a sea of American history – I came upon this […]

Using a Journal in your Homeschool to Teach Independence

Every year we change up our homeschool, just a little bit, as we tweak what works and get rid of what doesn’t. Last year, we had a schedule that was emulated from Magic and Mayhem. It was the kind of loose schedules where the kids had one subject a day. This didn’t work well for […]

12 Tips to Help You Get Organized for a New Homeschool Year

Look at the Full Year Calendar. One of the large benefits of homeschooling is to be able to visit museums and attractions when they are not busy. I find it incredibly helpful to pull out not only the calendar with the holidays on it but also to look at a school calendar so that you can […]

How we use Evernote in our Daily Homeschool

As with many other homeschooling parents, I like to keep a record of what my kids do throughout the year. I have tried many different things in the past. The first year I was incredibly ambitious and created a scrapbook, that took me hours to make. I have used blog accounts, Facebook albums, and even […]