Browsing Category : Homeschooling 101

How to Transition to Homeschool Midyear


Hi friends! For today’s homeschooling Tip Tuesday I want to talk about how to transition from a traditional school setting to a homeschool environment mid-year. Switching to homeschooling can be an overwhelming experience for both the parent and the child and hopefully this video will help you prepare for the switch, relieve anxiety for both you and your student, and…

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Study Tips #4: How to Prepare for Exams & Reduce Test Anxiety


Hi friends! Welcome to the fourth video in the “Study Tips 101” series of my Tip Tuesday videos. In this series we’re going to cover several helpful tips and tricks that will help you and your students be successful in preparing for high school and even college. Hopefully you’ve watched my previous videos in this series and therefore mastered your…

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Study Tips #3: How to Study for Tests


Hi friends! Welcome to the third video in the “Study Tips 101” series of my Tip Tuesday videos. In this series we’re going to cover several helpful tips and tricks that will help you and your students be successful in preparing for high school and even college.   Once you’ve mastered your note taking skills, and created useful study tools,…

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Study Tips #2: How to Create Useful Study Tools (a.k.a. Flashcards!)


Hi everyone! Welcome to the second video in the “Study Tips 101” series of my Tip Tuesday videos. In this series we’re going to cover several helpful tips and tricks that will help you and your students be successful in preparing for high school and even college. In today’s video you will learn how to create effective flashcards which will…

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Study Tips #1: How to Take Notes


Hi everyone! I’m really exited to be releasing a new series in my Tip Tuesday videos. I’m calling it “Study Tips 101” and we’re going to cover several helpful tips and tricks that will help you and your students be successful in preparing for high school and even college. No matter whether you’re homeschooling, or in a traditional school setting,…

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Homeschooling 101: How to Get Motivated!


Hi friends! It’s always hard to get back into the school groove come January. The holidays are so fun, that it’s kind of a let down to have to get going again. So for today’s Tip Tuesday I have some fun tips to share with you that help us get motivated and back in our homeschool groove!   I feel…

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How to Homeschool with Babies & Toddlers


Hi everyone! Today for Tip Tuesday I’m talking about how to homeschool with babies and toddlers! Chances are if you’re a homeschooler, and you have more than one child, you’ll be homeschooling while also trying to take care of a newborn, baby, toddler, or all of the above! I know it can seem like a daunting task, but today I’m…

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2016-2017 First Day of Homeschool!


Hi friends! Wow, I can’t believe we’re starting out 10th year of homeschooling today. It’s been quite a ride thus far, and I’m looking forward to a brand new year full of possibilities! We’ve got our new curriculum all sorted in our work drawers, and the school room has been cleaned out, de-cluttered, and sanitized. Even the birds got a…

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Tip Tuesday: Student Organization Tips


Hi everyone! Welcome back to another Tip Tuesday episode! Today I’m sharing how I keep all of our homeschool student materials organized. I’m also going to be showing some of our homeschool room as well as an update on how we’re using our workbox system.   So if you want to see how this mama of four keeps all of…

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Tip Tuesday: Teacher Organization Tips


Hey guys! I’m back today with another Tip Tuesday video for you all! Today I’m going to share my tips for organizing your school room, teaching supplies, and record keeping. We’ll also discuss some things to consider when choosing a space for your homeschool as well as a few organizational tips that have helped me keep everything neat and tidy.…

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Tip Tuesday: How to Create Lesson Plans


Hey guys! I hope you’re enjoying my Tip Tuesday series. If you’re following along you know that last week we talked about how to choose homeschool curriculum, and this week I’m getting into the nitty gritty of how to take all of that curriculum and turn it into workable lesson plans for your homeschool year.   So let’s get into…

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Tip Tuesday: Homeschool Conventions


Hey guys! I’m back with another Tip Tuesday post for you today. Since I know conventions can be really overwhelming if you’re new or not sure what you’re looking for I wanted to do a post on how to navigate through one with a plan! So for today’s Tip Tuesday I’m sharing my tips and tricks on how to navigate…

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