I always loved the first day of school when I was growing up. The allure of new school supplies, and seeing friends that I hadn't seen all summer, were all so fun to me. I would pick out my outfit put all of my supplies in my backpack, and be on my way. There were lots of the first day of school traditions, but what about homeschool traditions? Even though your kids aren't going … [Read more...] about Homeschool Traditions for a Great 1st Day!
Thank you to Teaching Textbooks 3.0 for sponsoring this post. As always all opinions are my own! Outsourcing homeschool is not something that most homeschoolers immediately think of when they make the decision to homeschool. Isn't the reason we have chosen to homeschool so that WE can teach our kids? Well, yes, that may be what you think at the beginning of your homeschool journey. However, … [Read more...] about The Why and How for Outsourcing Homeschool
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CreatedWithHP #CollectiveBias I can't believe we are already at the point of thinking about our back to homeschool routine. But, alas, here we are! One of the biggest concerns that we all have getting back to homeschool is figuring out a good routine. Honestly, this is part of the reason we … [Read more...] about How to Rock your Back to Homeschool Routine
Recently Pam Barnhill revamped her entire Plan Your Year program and released it as a physical book. I was so excited about this! I have gone through Pam's Plan Your Year e-book in the past. However, I like having a physical book in front of me. When you look at the information and immediately see the action steps and worksheets, it is easier to move through the planning process. I know that … [Read more...] about Plan Your Year by Pam Barnhill Review
The new Erin Condren Teacher Planner is here! It is something that I honestly look forward to every year. This will be my 5th year using the Erin Condren Teacher Planner as a homeschool planner. I have tried a lot of homeschool planners over the years, but I keep coming back to this one. The quality, the functionality for my needs. It is partially customizable, and the parts that are teacher … [Read more...] about 2019-2020 Erin Condren Teacher Planner
Being an introverted mom is hard work. I didn't really ever think of myself as an introvert until several years after having children. Of course, growing up I knew that I enjoyed quiet time. My favorite hobby for as long as I can remember is to read. But, I was social, I went out with friends, I had fun at events. I didn't equate my daily afternoon quiet time after school as re-charging time … [Read more...] about Introverted Mom – Jamie C. Martin