Lesson Plans and Record Keeping for Your Homeschool

  There's that old saying "Plan your work and work your plan." Wise words, indeed. But frustrating if you are not sure where to start. A long time ago, when I was a new homeschooling mom, I received some great advice from a more experienced homeschool mom. She told me to start simple, … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Heirloom Audio Productions: In the Reign of Terror (a Review)

    Something I discovered about myself after a couple years of homeschooling was that I LOVED History! Because we had been reading and listening to real, living books and resources like In the Reign of Terror, a historic novel originally written by G. A. Henty and now an audio … [Read more...]