What’s Working in Our Homeschool

Now that we’re well into the new school year and have settled into a rhythm, I’m excited to share with you the curriculum we are/will be using this year! First, a little bit about our family. We have 4 kiddos, ages 16, 11, 6 and 4. I’ve been homeschooling them since the beginning, so this will be our 11th year […]

Homeschool Questions Answered by a Veteran Homeschool Mama

I have heard from so many of you over the past few weeks who are either still weighing school options or have decided to homeschool in the fall due to Covid-19 and its far-reaching effects. I am so excited for you! You are nervous and overwhelmed, excited and hopeful all at once. I get that. This is a huge life […]

Favorite Books & Documentaries 2020

Each morning I sit down with my children for a ritual we call Morning Time. It involves singing a hymn, memorizing scripture and lots of reading. We read from a collection of books each day, enjoying learning together from books on a broad range of topics. Morning Time makes up the backbone of our homeschool. We have read so many […]

Our Spring Term Homeschool Morning Time Plan

Homeschool Morning Time plans for a wide range of ages. Beautiful books to read aloud as a family I am excited to share with you our homeschool morning time plan for the spring term.  Generally a term for us lasts 6 or so weeks.  This will be our last term before the summer.  We homeschool year round so we generally […]

Five Things Saving Our Homeschool Right Now.

It’s back to school time and for a lot of homeschoolers that can mean a huge variety of conflicting emotions.  Worries and questions and excitement about the year ahead are swirling around in our heads: Am I doing this right?… I love the freedom of homeschooling! Park days during the school year are the best!… Are my kids getting what […]

Our 8th Grade, 4th Grade and Pre-school Homeschool Plans

Literature based plans for our spread-out homeschooling family.   We’ve got kids in 8th, 4th, Pre-K and a toddler this year.  It’s hard for me to believe this is my 9th year as a homeschooling mom.  I remember talking with my husband about homeschooling when Ellie (now almost 14) was supposed to be heading into Kindergarten.  The plan at that point […]

Our Summer Homeschool Morning Time Plans

Our plans for homeschooling during the summer.  We homeschool year round (and love it!) and these are the family read alouds and assigned books we’ll be enjoying this summer.    After our family road trip to Mesa Verde last week, summer is officially here! While we do take a break from official homeschooling for about 3 weeks each summer, I’ve […]