How to Homeschool While Your House is For Sale

This Spring, we decided to sell our home. While I knew we would take a break from schooling while moving, I was unsure what it would be like to homeschool while the house was on the market. Would prospective buyers want to stop by while we were in the middle of math? How would we keep the house clean while living and learning in it? Where would we put all the stuff we use for school while still having access to it but keeping our...

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Favorite Homeschool Quotes

In honor of Mother’s Day, here are some of my favorite homeschool quotes for homeschool moms. These inspire me to keep going, even when homeschooling is hard. They remind me to stand in a place of gratitude.  To share my children’s young years in this way is a privilege and a blessing. Enjoy. Share. Print.  Happy Mother’s Day, beautiful homeschooling mommas!      For more homeschool...

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How to Make Money Blogging [for Homeschool Parents]

If you are new to blogging or thinking of starting a blog, here is everything you need to know to get started. Professional blogging is a great job for homeschool parents. You can control how much (or how little) you work, and you can work from home while you homeschool your kids. I didn’t start out to blog professionally.  Six years ago, I started to chronicle our homeschool journey to show friends and family...

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I Want to Quit Homeschooling

I wrote this post a couple of months ago and am just getting around to publishing it. Can you relate to days like this?   Sometimes homeschooling looks like a family learning around the table. And sometimes it looks like Mom crying in her car outside of McDonald’s with a diet coke, scrolling through Facebook and texting a friend.  There’s no perfect Instagram picture for that, but the hashtag...

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How to Homeschool Gently When Life Takes Over

Sometimes, life just happens. Something consumes us and makes our homeschooling routine hard, even impossible. You have a baby, you’re moving, there’s a health crisis, a money crisis, a death in the family,  the holidays.  Sometimes three of these things happen at once.  Homeschooling doesn’t get done, routine is nowhere to be found, the to-do list unchecked or unmade, the kids have  screens...

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Simple and Fun Crafts for Kids ~ Meaningful Advent Activities

The holiday season has arrived, but with it has my resolve to simplify. To spend meaningful time with my family in a joyful, stress-free way. Have you seen the list of  Advent Calendar activities I wrote in response to my own panic about doing all the things at Christmastime? I feel so much better having written that list. I hope you will, too. I love fun crafts for kids to do during Advent. But I don’t want to go to the...

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