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Tip Tuesday: How to Homeschool Preschool


Good morning everyone! For today’s Tip Tuesday I’m sharing my tips on what to teach when homeschooling your preschoolers! In this video I share quite a few ideas, and of course I wouldn’t recommend trying to accomplish all of the items I’ll be listing in one day! The goal for preschool is to offer your child a wide variety of…

How to Teach Multiple Grade Levels


Good morning everyone! Today I’m sharing my tips for teaching/homeschooling multiple grades at the same time. Most of you know we have four children. This year I’m teaching a 2nd, 5th, 7th, and 8th grader! Just the thought can be overwhelming, but today I’m sharing some things that have worked to help me reduce my stress level and make it…

Homeschooling 101: Creating Lesson Plans


Hi everyone! I’m back today with another Homeschooling 101 post for you! Last time around we discussed Gathering Curriculum, so today we’re going to talk about what to do with it!     Now that you have your entire curriculum chosen and purchased, it’s time to plan out your year. There are a couple schools of thought in this area.…

Homeschooling 101: Gathering Curriculum


Good morning readers! I have another post in my Homeschooling 101 series! Since we talked about choosing homeschool curriculum in the last post, today we’re going to talk about where to get all of that fun curriculum!     Once you’ve decided on the curriculum for each subject you’ll want to write your choices down on a piece of paper.…

Homeschooling 101: Choosing Curriculum


Welcome back to another post in my Homeschooling 101 series! Today we get to some of the fun stuff…choosing curriculum! Over the past few weeks we’ve discussed getting started (part 1 & part 2), planning ahead, and homeschooling methods and styles. Now today we’re going to dig in and start talking curriculum!  (This post may contain affiliate links.)   Choosing…

Homeschooling 101: Methods & Styles


Hello fellow homeschoolers! I’m so excited about today’s Homeschooling 101 topic because I love talking about curriculum! That said, figuring out how to setup your homeschool can also be a daunting task, and potentially overwhelming to even seasoned homeschoolers! But fear not, I’m hoping today’s post will at least help you get started.   Once you have decided which subjects…

Homeschooling in Colorado


Good morning! Are you homeschooling in the state of Colorado? Not sure what the laws are, or how to get started? For all of you fellow Colorado homeschoolers out there I have created an eBook on homeschooling in the state of Colorado that I wanted to share. I know that homeschooling in general can be a very daunting task. All…

Homeschooling 101: Plan Ahead


Welcome back to another post in my Homeschooling 101 series! Last week I talked about learning a few basics before starting out, and today we’re going to talk about what to teach each year.   Planning Ahead: One thing that has helped me the most in my homeschooling journey is to plan ahead. We do not choose to school year…

Homeschooling 101: Getting Started Part 2


Welcome to another post in my Homeschooling 101 series. Last week I talked about the basics of getting started, and today we’re going to continue with a few other things to take into consideration when starting out your homeschooling journey.   When Should I Start School? One of the most frequently asked questions regarding homeschooling is when to start. A…

Homeschooling 101 – Getting Started


So you’ve finally decided to homeschool…but have no clue where to get started? Just the mere thought of homeschooling can be a very daunting task. Delving into the unknown can also create an element of self-doubt that fills your mind right off the bat. That coupled with an overwhelming task of choosing and gathering curriculum, creating lesson plans, organizing supplies,…