This year (2022/2023) is the third year that I have done preschool with my children and every year I switch things up as needed. What do we use? Unit Studies Curriculum workbooks Games Flashcards Puzzles Random worksheets I make/buy Read Alouds This year we are doing unit studies that focus on letter recognition, tracing, counting,… Continue reading How I Do Preschool
Why I Don’t Use a Schedule in our Homeschool
We are on our 7th homeschool year and I have learned a lot - about me and about my kids. One of those things is that schedules don't work for us. I don't have a designated start/stop time nor do I structure our day in time blocks per subject. When we first started homeschooling I… Continue reading Why I Don’t Use a Schedule in our Homeschool
11 Fun Fall Activities for Third Grade
I wanted to share with y'all some fall activities we have done or will be doing over the next two weeks in homeschool, with my third grader. These are all from Teachers Pay Teachers and are free resources. There's so many paid activities on there as well! That's where we get most of our non-curriculum… Continue reading 11 Fun Fall Activities for Third Grade
What do I NEED for homeschooling?
Ever since the beginning of COVID I have had people asking me "What do I need in order to homeschool my kid(s)??" The reality of that is that you don't need much at all. You don't need a fancy homeschool room or a collection of supplies. So, let's talk about what you NEED to have… Continue reading What do I NEED for homeschooling?
Curriculum Choices for 2021/2022 School Year
IT'S CURRICULUM TIME! For the 2020/2021 school year we have been using LifePac, a part of Alpha Omega, for Autumn and she liked it. There's nothing wrong with the curriculum itself, I am just still in the learning season of homeschooling and wanting to make sure I find the curriculum that we all love and… Continue reading Curriculum Choices for 2021/2022 School Year
New Year, New House?!
I don’t know that I have talked about it on here yet but we are currently under contract and a week & a half out from closing on the sale of our house. I wish I could tell you that it is an easy, stress free process but that has not been our experience. Let… Continue reading New Year, New House?!
My Planning Routine
As a mom of three, college student, homeschool family, and wife I need a planning routine that sticks. I have tried so many different planners, routines, etc. and I think I have finally found something that works and is keeping me motivated to stay on track. We will be entering a new year soon so… Continue reading My Planning Routine
First Week of School!
Tuesday The first day of school! We started this year the same day as our public schools did. Today went really great! We woke up and did our morning routine and then got right into school. Fi was so excited to get the day started! She’s been begging me for WEEKS to start! Autumn smiled… Continue reading First Week of School!
Prepping For A New Homeschool Year
I am sitting here prepping our homeschool planner/binder for the year and I wanted to share how I prep for a new school year and get everything organized and prepared. I will also be sharing a homeschool haul of things that I picked up for Sophia as additional resources outside of her curriculum. School starts… Continue reading Prepping For A New Homeschool Year
New To Homeschool? Check this out!
This week I will be answering some questions from parents who have chose to homeschool their children instead of sending them to public school for this next school year due to the pandemic. Although these were asked by those whose kids normally go to public school, they can benefit anyone who is new to homeschool… Continue reading New To Homeschool? Check this out!