Where Can I Buy Homeschool Curriculum?

  Where do we go to buy curriculum? How much money will we have to spend? These are questions I hear every year as I visit with new homeschool moms. When we began our homeschooling journey more than a quarter century ago, we had only a few options to choose from when it came to … [Read more...]

School Days Lunch Ideas and Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop

  This week's theme for our weekly Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop is School Day Lunch Ideas. While I don't have to pack lunches for my kids everyday, they do still expect to be fed! It can be a challenge to come up with great ideas for lunches day in and day out. Ideas for … [Read more...]

Welcome to Our Back to School Series {2017 Edition}

  We are beginning our 27th year of homeschooling. Twenty-seven years. 27. 2-7. TWENTY SEVEN YEARS! How can that be? I remember so clearly those early days, when our oldest was a bundle of energy and I wondered if he'd ever sit long enough to learn how to read. As I gear up for a new year … [Read more...]

Math Essentials No-Nonsense Algebra {A Review}

  Math is not my thing so as a homeschool mom I'm always on the lookout for resources that make the role of math teacher easier. No-Nonsense Algebra from Math Essentials is one of those resources that is coming to my rescue this year. What is it? The work-text (a softback book … [Read more...]

Back to School Shopping – Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop

  I think I look forward to shopping for school supplies even more than I enjoy Christmas shopping. The smell and feel of brand new crayons and folders and pencils, oh my! Last week we picked up a few. After I give you a peek at some of what we stocked up on this year, we'll get to this … [Read more...]