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2017-2018 3rd Grade Homeschool Curriculum Picks


Hi friends! Today I’m sharing our 3rd Grade Homeschool Curriculum picks with you for the 2017-2018 school year. If you’d like to see what my 3rd grader will be doing this year watch our 2016-2017 3rd Grade Homeschool Curriculum video here!   3rd Grade Curriculum: Art: World’s Greatest Artists 2 and Draw Write Now books Bible: Word of Life Quiet…

2017-2018 6th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Picks


Hi everyone! Today I’ll be sharing our 6th Grade Homeschool Curriculum picks for 2017-2018 school year. I’m super excited to be adding in some fun new items this year, and of course we’ll be sticking with our tried and true curriculum as well! If you’d like to see what my 6th grader will be doing this year, watch our 2017-2018…

2017-2018 8th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Picks


Hi friends! Today I’m sharing our 8th grade homeschool curriculum picks with you. We are continuing on with some of our staples and changing up a few things as well! So to see what my 8th grader will be doing this year watch our 2016-2017 8th Grade Homeschool Curriculum video here!   8th Grade Curriculum: Bible: Word of Life Challenger…

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…