Why Deschooling is a Critical Start to Your Homeschool Journey

Why Deschooling is a Critical Start to Your Homeschool Journey

You’ve decided to homeschool.   Feeling strong in your decision, you Google “homeschool curriculum” and watch as the thousands of options scroll before your eyes. Overwhelmed, you find some Facebook groups and start asking questions.   This new journey you’re on feels so right, yet 

Dealing with the Effects of an Empty Nest

Dealing with the Effects of an Empty Nest

Today my daughter leaves. She’s the second one to leave in two weeks’ time. Moving out, the normal ritual that is supposed to happen, the rhythm of life. We know the moment they are placed in our arms, a screaming bundle of wet, squirming and 

5 Tips To Motivate Your Kids to Homeschool

5 Tips To Motivate Your Kids to Homeschool

      We are calling this our 5 Tips in 5 Minutes episode!   In just 5 minutes, Ellianah gives your homeschool child some tips that help her when she is not motivated to do homeschool. Sometimes kids just don’t want to work, it’s 

10 Tips to Find Your Homeschool Motivation

10 Tips to Find Your Homeschool Motivation

Even after 2 decades of homeschooling, I will find myself just not wanting to do school. This is a common challenge of homeschooling: finding your own motivation so you can in turn light a spark for your homeschooled child. These challenges can be real or 

Tween Girls in 2020: One girl’s persective

Tween Girls in 2020: One girl’s persective

    The movie Cuties has caused quite the outrage among my circle of friends. I dug deeper into the intent of the movie and realized there is confusion and chaos even among the creators of the film.     But it got me thinking 

Homeschool Burnout: Am I Enough?

Homeschool Burnout: Am I Enough?

  I wake up in the morning, the cold rushing through my bones as I walk across the dark house. The coffee doesn’t brew fast enough and I stand there, looking out at the snow-covered world.   It’s February and we’re almost done with our 

How to Include Your Husband In Your Homeschool

How to Include Your Husband In Your Homeschool

We may earn a commission for purchases made after clicking links on this page at no additional cost to you. Read more here.     I felt it before he did.   He was a teacher, high school. I had a degree in Elementary Education,