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What is a Lapbook?


So what the heck is a lapbook and why should I use them in my homeschool? Well I’m so glad you asked! We’ve been using lapbooks in our homeschool for years and today I wanted to share a little bit about how we use them and why I love them so much! So What is a Lapbook Anyway? Lapbooking is…

2019 January Homeschool Blahs


Hi everyone! It’s January and no one here wants to go back to school! That means it’s time for my annual January Homeschool Blahs post! Honestly I do this annually now, not only to motivate me, but hopefully also motivate some of you as well! I figured if we’re having a hard time getting back into the swing of things…

Our Morning Homeschool Routine


Hi everyone! We’ve had a lot of requests for our morning homeschool routine, so today I’ll be sharing what we do on an average homeschooling morning! For the most part I like to keep our mornings fairly simple and to the point. There’s not a lot of time to waste on messing around, so we just get up and get…

10 Things I Wish I Knew BEFORE HOMESCHOOLING!


Hi everyone! I’ve been homeschooling for awhile now, and today I wanted to share my top 10 things I wish I knew BEFORE HOMESCHOOLING with you all! Some of these pearls of wisdom were shared with me when we first started as well, but I was just too eager and set in my vision to hear them out. So here…

How to Get Motivated after the Holidays!


Hi friends! Are your kids whining about getting back into homeschool after the holiday season? Are you dragging your feet too? Well today I’ll be sharing my tips for getting your homeschooling groove back after the holidays! I don’t know about you all, but our January has been ho-hum in the back-to-school sense. Usually this time of year we need…

Tip Tuesday: Homeschooling Through High School


Hi friends, and welcome to another Tip Tuesday! Now that we’re in the trenches of preparing for high school I wanted to share my tips on what to do to prepare for high school, how to decide on coursework, create transcripts, and help planning the future course for your student. Homeschooling through the upper grades can be an overwhelming and…

Tip Tuesday: Homeschooling Kindergarten & Early Elementary


Hi friends! For today’s Tip Tuesday video, I’m talking about how to homeschool through kindergarten and early elementary years. Homeschooling is flexible in so many ways, and that includes what you choose to do for each year. Today I’ll be talking about the main subjects you’ll want to cover for these grades as well as some tips to make your…

Tip Tuesday: Homeschooling on a Budget


Hi everyone! For today’s Tip Tuesday video, I’m talking about how to homeschool on a budget. Homeschooling is flexible in so many ways, and that includes budgeting. There are many options for homeschooling on a budget. Here are some things to consider when creating a homeschooling budget: Curriculum (most likely the greatest expense) Testing Fees Printing or Copying Costs Building…

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…

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…