11 Items Every Homeschool Needs

11 Items Every Homeschool Needs

Now that the holidays are over, I start to get back into our routine. We took a good two weeks off for Christmas and I’m glad I did. I was woefully unprepared for the holidays this year! It felt like I was rushing to get everything done in a timely fashion, and it did...
How to Survive Cold and Flu Season

How to Survive Cold and Flu Season

This post contains affiliate links. This means that at no additional cost to you if you decide to purchase something that I use, love, and recommend, I will receive a small commission. I love fall and winter. LOVE. IT. What I don’t love is that the change in weather...
Phonics Vs. Sight Words

Phonics Vs. Sight Words

When I started kindergarten, my mom told me that I walked out because “I want to learn to read and all they are having us do is color pictures!” When I was in first grade I remember my teacher sitting in front of the classroom, leaning against her desk with her feet...
A Husband’s View of Homeschooling

A Husband’s View of Homeschooling

I was talking with my husband one night about some of the reactions I get when I tell people that I homeschool. It’s always the same reactions with a few twists every now and again. On this night I was particularly vexed by someone when my husband decided to...