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HOW TO GET STARTED WITH DIGITAL PLANNING FOR YOUR HOMESCHOOL

Want to learn how to get started with digital planning for your homeschool? Stick around! Digital planning is such a trendy topic, but it’s still something a lot of people just do not understand. I get it, it’s a learning curve. But what if this digital planning craze isn’t just a fad… What if it’s […]

Ideas for fidgety homeschool kids

I love looking for new ideas for fidgety homeschool kids because I was a fidgety homeschool kid. I didn’t like to sit still for long amounts of time, I would doodle all over my school work, I would get up and down frequently (I was homeschooled in the time when homeschooling was only done at […]

7 Things you need to let go of as a homeschool mama

There is nothing worse than feeling like you are failing as a homeschool mama. The weight of your kids’ education is literally in your hands and sometimes homeschool just feels so overwhelming that you’re ready to give up. But let me tell you, mama. You are not alone. Every homeschool mama I’ve ever spoken to […]

A guide to homeschool fun!

We are always looking for more ways to incorporate homeschooling fun into our school day! I thought it would be exciting to share a few ideas for homeschool fun with you today here on the blog! First, it’s important to know that homeschooling can be overwhelming at times. It doesn’t mean that you are not […]

7 Things to do when you’re feeling unmotivated in homeschool

Feeling unmotivated in homeschool? Here's a list of 7 things you can do when you're headed down that path. Click through to read!

Feeling unmotivated in homeschool is a terrible feeling. You’re exhausted, overwhelmed, or simply burnt out and you can’t figure out how to get yourself going again. I think every homeschool mama goes through the same thing every once in a while. And unfortunately, you will experience this feeling multiple times throughout your homeschool journey. However, […]

Best Family Read-Alouds

We have a list of favorite family read-alouds that we’ve become attached to over the years. But that list is always growing! And we are constantly looking for the next best book that makes us laugh! Our favorite way to find new books is to visit the library! Even with all of the junk happening […]

How to use Trello for homeschool

Trello for homeschool is quickly becoming a hot topic around most mamas. It honestly caught me off guard because I’ve been using Trello in some way or another for different business projects throughout the last five years. I thought everyone knew what Trello was! Nevertheless, I see that among most mamas, Trello seems to be […]

How to organize your homeschool: My top 3 tips + free printable!

Looking to organize your homeschool? Well, that wasn’t even on my mind when we were making the decision to homeschool. However, a few months in, I realized that we needed to do something – and quick. Look, I don’t think it’s possible to prepare for the amount of homeschool STUFF you’ll bring in as a […]

HOMESCHOOL SUPPLIES LIST | What do I need to homeschool?

Everybody needs a great homeschool supplies list to get them through the year and that’s exactly what I’ve got for you today! The not-so-obvious guide to homeschool supplies is here – Leave your favorite homeschool supplies in the comments! I’m always looking to add to my cart! 🙂 Homeschooling can be overwhelming – I get […]

HOW TO START HOMESCHOOLING | 5 steps + workbook!

Want to start homeschooling, but feeling overwhelmed? I totally get it! There is so much info out there for starting your homeschool. In this video, I’m sharing my top five tips for getting started with homeschooling! These tips are NOT overwhelming, they’re super-practical… PLUS! There’s a workbook to help you too! Homeschooling can be overwhelming […]

Homeschooling Pros + Cons | The advantages + disadvantages of homeschool from a 2nd-gen homeschooler

Have you noticed that homeschooling is a hot topic these days? Regardless of the current state of our world, you need to make the best decision possible for educating your kids. Whether you choose to homeschool during quarantine or for the long-haul, this list of homeschool pros and cons will help you make that decision […]

Summer Boredom Busters [Free Printable Calendar]

Summer Boredom Busters – This free homeschool printable is going to transform your summer! We’ve put together the ultimate list of boredom-busting activities for your family in a convenient printable calendar! Simply download the calendar and print it to get started planning your summer fun! Feel free to repeat activities throughout the summer! Especially the […]

Summer Sensory Bin Ideas

Summer sensory bin ideas are here and they are so much fun! You can use sensory bins to keep the littles busy during lessons with the bigger kids or as an extra activity to reinforce what you’re learning. You can check out the list of spring sensory bins here. Sometimes the bins can get messy, […]

[FREE HOMESCHOOL PRINTABLE] Dinosaur Worksheet Set

This free homeschool printable is the perfect rainy-day activity! You guys know how I feel about worksheets… [read more, here]. However, we’ve done our best to make each worksheet interactive, so that your child isn’t just writing for an hour, but learning through cutting, pasting, and playful scenarios. This free download is not meant to […]

The top 5 homeschool apps we use every single day

If you’re worried about screen-time, this is not the post for you… I’m sharing the top five homeschool apps we use every. single. day. Listen, before we dive in, I need you to know that screen-time is something I take notice of too. I can absolutely tell when my kids have had too much screen-time […]

[Free Homeschool Printable] STEM Learning + Life Cycle of a Plant

If you’re looking for a free homeschool printable to end your homeschool year with a bang, this is for you! I am SO excited about finishing up our homeschool year with STEM challenges! I mean… why wouldn’t you want to close out the year with STEM activities, right?! So much FUN! We do not take […]

10 things I didn’t know about homeschooling (from a second-gen homeschooler!)

10 things I didn't know about homeschooling, even as a second-generation homeschooler. The last one is beautifully surprising. Click through to read :)

That’s right – there are things I didn’t know about homeschooling, even as a second-generation homeschooler. I’ve had to learn a lot about homeschooling on my own. As I am sure you have! And guess what, we’re not alone. There are many mamas out there struggling to stay a-float in homeschool. Just trying to find […]

Homeschool Art Class made easy with Two Sticks Shadow Painting Kits [Review]

Homeschool art class does not have to be overwhelming! Click through to see what we're using to teach homeschool art at home :)

Incorporating a homeschool art class into your week can be overwhelming for most mamas. It was overwhelming for me and I even grew up painting canvases as a teenager and into my early adult life! Sometimes, we just do not feel confident enough in our own skills to pass that knowledge down to our kiddos. […]

Teach homeschool literacy with Create a Story Cards [Review]

Teaching homeschool literacy was one of the subjects that stressed me out the most when I began planning our homeschool kindergarten for my son. I was worried about teaching the right things, teaching on his level, and teaching in a way that was fun and simple for him to comprehend. Then I was introduced to […]

The ultimate spring sensory bin round up

It’s getting warmer, so we can take some of our learning outside and have some sensory bin fun! And since we are officially entering spring territory, I thought it would be helpful to have a place for all of the spring-themed sensory bins that I could find! These sensory bins look amazing and you can […]

Earth Day | Free Unit Study

This is a free unit study all about Earth day! We get to learn all about the planet we get to call home. This free five-week study, that includes exciting books, fun activities, and yummy recipes to try, helps you and your kids grasp why we celebrate Earth! In the unit study, you’ll find five […]

A note of encouragement in the midst of this chaotic world

“Don’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns. Before you know it, a sense of God’s wholeness, everything coming together for good, will come and settle you down. It’s wonderful what happens when Christ displaces worry at the center of your […]

[FREE HOMESCHOOL PRINTABLE] 102 Activities + Ideas – NO Worksheets!

So many mamas are looking to do homeschooling without worksheets, because let’s face it… The world just has too many worksheets. I’ve been there, many times. So I know you’ve been there too! The kids do amazing with homeschool one day and the next day they are just. plain. over. it.  It can be frustrating. Especially with […]

Nature study printables + ideas for the mom who’s not outdoorsy

Have you ever completed a nature study in your homeschool? We did about a month ago and it was the most fun we’ve had so far! As a mama who’s never really been an “outdoorsy” kind girl, the concept of Wild + Free homeschooling makes me nervous. I feel safe indoors, nothing will sting you […]