Is My Homeschooler Missing Out?

I just got this question from a reader.  I started to answer in the comments, but my answer got away with me.  I thought it was best to answer here. Is my homeschooler missing out? Home schooling has been something that has crossed mine and my husband’s mind, but do you feel like your child […]

How To Reclaim a Little “Me Time” When You Can’t Afford an Official School Break

It’s been one of those months.  I just need to reclaim a little “Me Time”. You know!  The dirty laundry is always a couple days ahead of me… or more.  The cats have discovered a new way to mess something up.  I have far more household projects than time to do them.  Even this blog has […]

Soccer Games Have Started!

Soccer Season is Here!  Soccer Games Have Started! My husband is coaching the recreational soccer league locally.  My son, Isaac, loves having his dad coach his team each season.   We usually do 3 seasons of soccer.  The fall season is a guys only outdoor league.  The winter season has an indoor soccer league that […]

Our First Day of School for the 2015 – 2016 School Year…It Was NOT Pretty

As homeschoolers, we get to set our own schedule.  As long as we complete 180 days, no one really cares which 180 days we choose to have school.  I love this flexibility. July is always horribly hot in Memphis.  My boys hibernate in July, and it always just felt like a waste of summer to […]

Getting Ready for Back to School in Our Homeschool

We actually start our school year early.  We will be starting on July 13th this year.  This gives us the opportunity to take a nice, long Christmas break which is so nice because December is just too busy to really focus on school.  July, on the other hand, is just too hot to do much […]

Home Education Excels In Life Skills

For the most part, home educators could replicate most of the aspects of a typical classroom.  We usually don’t want to, but we have that option.  Even being in a room with similar-aged peers, we have co-ops, church groups, sports teams, etc. *Affiliate Links Included.  Commissions from these links help to support this blog.  Thank […]