Coding for Kids

One of the biggest reasons why I love homeschoolng so much is that my kids get to follow their own interests. One of those interests is learning to code at a young age.  My oldest son is particularly drawn to all things tech and currently does most of his school work online. While doing some math […]

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 […]

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 […]