How to Teach Your Children Spanish In the Kitchen

“Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.” Dorothy Day         As all busy homeschool moms know, it can be difficult to juggle schooling with the many responsibilities of modern life. Cooking is just one of the many tasks to attend to during the day, and, admittedly, it can be […]

Homeschooling High School: Instill Strong Study Skills and Habits

Tips to Homeschool in Highschool, Part 2 Currently, our family has two high school students, a freshman and a junior.  Another one just graduated and one is starting junior high this year (and that’s just the older half!)  Since we’ve begun homeschooling in the older grades, we have discovered that in order to make it […]

Praying For My Homeschool Journal

As you have probably seen, I am hosting a 30 Days of Praying for My Homeschool Challenge beginning on August 23rd. The interest and participation levels for this challenge have absolutely blown me away. As of this moment, we have over 3,200 homeschooling moms registered for the challenge! It gives me chills to think about […]

2016-2017 Student Planner *Flash Sale*

  Back to school season is here! Help your students become more organized and independent this year by giving them their own student planner. My 2016-2017 Student Planner includes: Cover page Weekly planner Daily planner Homework planner Study guide Project planner Year at a glance page 12 month academic calendars Grade trackers “From my desk” […]

Homeschool Resources that are Cheaper Than Amazon {Save up to $170!}

This post contains affiliate links. I’d love to be able to shop around for the best price always, but sometimes there isn’t enough time in the day! I received a list of items that are cheaper on Educents, (one of my favorite online stores for educational resources) than on Amazon. I was shocked to find […]

30 Days of Praying for My Homeschool Challenge

A new homeschool year has dawned. We’ve made all of the necessary preparations: curriculum has been purchased, lesson plans have been written, new school supplies are neatly arranged, the homeschool room is perfectly organized. You ask yourself, “What could possibly be missing?” And then it hits you. You, being the Martha that you are, have […]

Finally! A History Program My Kids Actually Enjoy!

I was compensated for this review. However, I was not required to give a positive review and all opinions expressed are my own. I have a confession…I am not a fan of History. I worried that my children were going to be doomed with me as a homeschooling mom because I found History to be […]

Kinder Kids- Ultimate Learning Bundle {Limited time FREEBIE}

    This freebie is over. I’m so sorry that you missed it. Check back often for new freebies!   If you are homeschooling PreK-1st grade students, boy do I have an incredible resource for you!! I’ve teamed up with Meg from Homeschoolin’ Mama to bring you an amazing FREEBIE!! We are offering her entire […]

10 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing Homeschool Curriculum {and win a $500 curriculum shopping spree}

I must admit, homeschool buying season is one of my most favorite times of the year! I absolutely love shopping for new curriculum and don’t even get me started on school supplies. Yes, I’m THAT homeschool mom. I automatically start hearing the words “It’s the most wonderful time of the year…”. BUT- I have to […]

Tips to Homeschool in High School

Tips to Homeschool in High School Now that our oldest son has just graduated and our next two children are already earning college credits in high school, I finally feel confident to say homeschooling works.  By the grace of God, I haven’t messed up my kids the way everyone (including myself) feared I would.  Some […]

10 HUGE Mistakes I Made During Our First Year of Homeschooling

Beginning your first year of homeschooling can be quite stressful. I remember not being able to sleep at all the night before our first day. It was a mixture of being excited and scared out of mind that I was going to fail miserably and ruin my children. Well, here we are almost seven years […]

Binder Cover Printables {freebie}

  Back to school time is upon us!!! These awesome printable binder covers are perfect for students or teachers!   This free download comes with 6 binder covers: Math Language Science Social Studies History and a blank cover for you to write on To get your FREE download, simply enter your email address into the […]

How I Have Finally Organized My Life

  I am sure by now, you have heard me raving about the new Homeschool Mom Life Binder. Ya’ll, I can’t stop raving about it, because it has seriously helped me FINALLY organize my life!! It’s just that good! I was live on my Facebook page today sharing a video of how I have set […]

Introducing the Homeschool Mom Life Binder

 Hi! My name is Heather and I was a planner addict. My husband joked that I needed a planner to organize my planners….and he just might have been on to something. At the apex of my addiction, I had a homeschooling planner, a personal planner, a family planner, a holiday planner, a financial planner, and […]

What You Need to Understand About Your Teen

How well do you know your teen?  It was easier when they were little, wasn’t it?  You knew that he wanted the crust cut off his sandwich and she couldn’t sleep well without that certain stuffed animal.  You could easily rattle off the name of his favorite Ninja Turtle or her favorite princess.  You knew […]

Easy Old Fashioned Red, White and Blue Wreath DIY

Easy DIY Old Fashioned Red, White and Blue Wreath *This post contains affiliate links. Please read my website disclosure policy for more information. Can you believe that we’re heading into summer? We lighten our homeschool workload and spend a little more time relaxing during the hot summer days, enjoying barbecues and family time. Late Spring […]

7 Reasons Homeschool Dads Are The Best

In honor of Father’s Day this week, I thought it was only appropriate to give a HUGE shout out to the amazingly wonderful homeschool dads out there! Most dads are pretty amazing, but homeschool dads, they top them all….and here’s why: 7 Reasons Homeschool Dads Are The Best You come home and save the day! […]

Star Wars Father’s Day Cards {3 styles to choose from}

  Save money on your Father’s Day cards by giving the Best Dad in the Galaxy one of these awesome {and FREE} printable 5×7 Star Wars Father’s Day Cards! With three fun designs to choose from, these cards are sure to be a hit! Simply download the cards,  print {we prefer using cardstock}, and you’re […]

The 10 Commandments for Homeschooling Moms

Homeschooling is a tough business, and it is very easy for us homeschooling moms to get so focused on the little things that we miss the big picture. Often times, we need a plan to keep us in line and focused on the important things. We need a framework to hold us together. Just like […]

When Your Marriage Doesn’t Go As Planned

Most people I know have a plan for their marriage. I know that my husband and I planned to have a fulfilling marriage, to love one another, to have children, to pray for one another, to be debt-free, and a plethora of other things. And I am guessing that those reading this article made plans […]