An Elementary Ocean Life Book Perfect For Interest-Led Science
Homeschooling | interest led learning

An Elementary Ocean Life Book Perfect For Interest-Led Science

I want to introduce you to an ocean life book perfect for interest-led science. My boys love it! It is rare to find homeschooling resources that perfectly align with your children’s interests and fit into your family dynamic. In fact, in our ten years of learning at home, I can only think of a handful…

Homeschool Mom Life: I’m Either Freaked Out Or Checked Out!
Homeschooling | Motherhood | Survival Mode

Homeschool Mom Life: I’m Either Freaked Out Or Checked Out!

Sometimes homeschooling can make even the most experienced of us a little crazy. For example, I find that one of my greatest homeschool mom life difficulties  involves the endless pendulum swing between feeling freaked out about my sons’ education or totally checked out. Let me explain… Another homeschool mom and I were talking about how…

What You Need To Know About Your First Month Back To School (even at home)
Homeschooling

What You Need To Know About Your First Month Back To School (even at home)

The first month back to school can be tricky. This is what I want you to know.  Our very first “First Day Of School” happened a decade ago.  I was so ready, y’all. I had the workbooks and pencils. I had a whiteboard and dry erase markers. I even had a bell to ring when…

Learning Language Arts Through Literature For My Dyslexic Child
Homeschooling | Learning Differences

Learning Language Arts Through Literature For My Dyslexic Child

We are using Learning Language Arts Through Literature for my dyslexic child this year. Here’s why.  It took years for my dyslexic son to learn to read. We tried everything and then tried it again. Flashcards, educational therapy, redoing year after year of the same level of reading curriculum. All of it helped, I think,…

Our Interest-Led Homeschool Curriculum: 2020-2021
Homeschooling | interest led learning

Our Interest-Led Homeschool Curriculum: 2020-2021

Today, I am happy to share our interest-led homeschool curriculum choices for the upcoming homeschool year.  This is one of my favorite posts of the year.  I love reading other mom’s plans for their homeschool and seeing how they’ve crafted a curriculum plan for their family. It’s a privilege to share mine.  There’s something about…

Page A Day Math For The Child Who Struggles With Writing
Dyslexia | Homeschooling

Page A Day Math For The Child Who Struggles With Writing

Even math practice can be a struggle when your child is not writing fluently. Let’s talk about math for the child who struggles with writing. When my oldest son was in elementary school, he was required to complete a math fluency worksheet every single day. It had 100 math problems to a page, all addition,…