Homeschooling: When You Want to Quit Paperback


Hey guys! I had so many questions on when the new Homeschooling: When You Want to Quit book would be out in print. Well, it’s available now!   Whether you’re just starting out or are already a seasoned homeschooler discouragement hits us all at one point or another. We all doubt our decisions, worry about curriculum choices, and have moments…

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Tip Tuesday: How to Make Reading Fun


Hi everyone, I’m back today with another fun Tip Tuesday for you all. I remember when we first started homeschooling. I had visions of kids cuddling up and reading quietly on the couch during the afternoons. It was just one of the many preconceived notions that I had about homeschooling.     But just like all of my other stereotypes,…

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Daily Learning Notebook: German Version


Guten Tag! Thanks to the help of a kind reader, (thanks Mishelle!), I am so excited to release my Daily Learning Notebook for you all in German! YAY!! It’s been so cool to see how many people use my Daily Learning Notebooks. And I can’t tell you how excited I am that so many people have come forward to help…

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2015 Denver Aquarium Field Trip


One of the things I love about homeschooling is that we get the opportunity to go out and experience things first hand. That’s why I try to schedule in a few field trips each year. It’s always a nice change to our normal school days. I try to plan them according to what we’re studying so that they fit naturally…

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March 2016 Monthly Meal Plan


Good day! Are you starting to get overwhelmed with school, activities, and life in general? So much that you haven’t had time to cook a decent meal in weeks, and you’re living off of take out and cereal? Fret no more fellow homeschooler because I have our March Monthly Meal Plan up for you today! These seriously take the stress…

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Tip Tuesday: Managing Laundry for a Large Family


Hi everyone and welcome back to Tip Tuesday! Today’s tip isn’t exactly homeschooling related, it’s more homemaking related. Have you ever wondered how we keep on top of laundry with a large family? Well, this week’s Tip Tuesday is all about how we organize and handle our laundry!   With a family of six, laundry can get a little bit…

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Expedition Earth Russia World Geography Unit


Dobrey Dyen! And welcome to another episode of Expedition Earth World Geography, this week we’re learning all about Russia! As you can see, my kids take their studies very seriously! Here are some of the things we learned about this week: Where Russia is on the world map & located Moscow A song in Russian How to Say ― Hello…

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Fun at the Lake!


Hi everyone, most of you know we moved to a new house 2 years ago and we’re enjoying it so much. We’re right off of the lake so that makes for lots of fun fishing trips, and afternoons at the beach! And since we live in Colorado this is probably the closest thing I’ll get to living at the beach…

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Tip Tuesday: Curriculum & Teacher Manual Storage Tips


Good morning homeschoolers! Today I have another organizational Tip Tuesday for you! Today we’re talking a little bit more about storage solutions for your homeschool.     Ever wonder what I do with all of my teacher’s manuals and student workbooks? And what about all of that curriculum that we aren’t currently using, but I know we’ll need in the…

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Expedition Earth: Thailand World Geography Unit


Sawa dee ka! And welcome to our Expedition Earth World Geography week where we’re learning all about Thailand! Of course we always start off by finding the country on our world wall map. This year I printed & laminated an extra sheet of our country flags and we’ve been adding them to the map as we go. It’s been kind…

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Homeschooling…When You Want to Quit!


Hi everyone! Have you ever wanted to just quit homeschooling? Well I have! And I would venture a guess that you probably have as well. I’ll never forget our first day of homeschooling. I was so excited, and so was my daughter. She was only 3 at the time, so she didn’t really know what was headed her way and…

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Tip Tuesday: School Work Storage Tips


  Hi! I’m back with another Tip Tuesday video for you all! Today we’re talking about what to do with all of your child’s school work. Man that stuff can pile up!   As homeschoolers, we literally have a ton of papers, art projects, and crafts taking up our precious space. Unfortunately we don’t have space to keep everything that…

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