Star Wars Reading Logs & Bookmarks

  Get your youngest Star Wars fans in the reading mood with this awesome Star Wars Reading Log & Bookmarks Set. This printable set comes with one reading log and 4 bookmark designs. Free for Life of a Homeschool Mom readers! To get your set, simply click add to cart below and complete the checkout […]

Creamy Chicken Crockpot Soup

Crockpot recipes are always my favorite. Set and forget meals in the crockpot mean I have more time to get other things done in my home: housework, homeschooling, relaxation… With the weather cooling off soon, this creamy chicken crockpot soup will be a great way to warm up. It has fresh veggies in it, which […]

How to Create a Homeschool Mission Statement

When families make the commitment to homeschool, one thing that is often overlooked is creating a homeschool mission statement. However, I highly recommend that everyone who homeschools take the time to develop this important document. What’s the purpose of a homeschool mission statement? I can’t speak for everyone, but I think that it can be […]

Day 10- Back to Homeschool Giveaways

Welcome to Day 10- the final day- of the 10 Days of Back to Homeschool Giveaways!! If you have missed any of the previous giveaways, you can view them here {many of them have already ended- but a couple are still accepting entries}. Today’s giveaway is brought to you by author, William Burt, of GreenCloaks.com. […]

Day 9- Back to Homeschool Giveaways

Welcome to Day 9 of the 10 Days of Back to Homeschool Giveaways. If you have missed any of the giveaways from the past 8 days, you can find them here. Today’s giveaway is brought to you by Christian Keyboarding. Christian Keyboarding is a Christian typing curriculum for your homeschool or co-op! Many students today […]

Day 8- Back to Homeschool Giveaways

Welcome to Day 8 of the 10 Days of Back to Homeschool Giveaways. If you haven’t entered the other 7 giveaways, do that now!! Today’s giveaway is brought to you by Middlebury Interactive. In addition to giving away one free language course of your choice {Spanish, French, German, or Chinese- valued at $119}, they also […]

Day 7- Back to Homeschool Giveaways

Welcome to Day 7 of the 10 Days of Back to Homeschool Giveaways. If you have missed any of the giveaways from days 1-6, click here. Today’s giveaway is brought to you by Innovator’s Tribe. Let’s find out exactly what Innovator’s Tribe has to offer… Do you have students who love to design, build and create? Give your 6-12th […]

Day 6- Back to Homeschool Giveaway

Welcome to Day 6 of the 10 Days of Back to Homeschool Giveaways. If you have missed entering any of the past 5 giveaways, click here to view the enter list. Today’s giveaway is brought to you by State History. To find out more about the amazing products offered by State History, click here. They […]

Day 5: Back to Homeschool Giveaway

  Welcome to Day 5 of the 10 Days of Back to Homeschool Giveaways. If you have missed any of the previous days, click here for the full list. Today’s giveaway is brought to you by Homeschool Complete. They are giving away one copy of their all-inclusive first grade curriculum {valued at over $180}. If […]

Day 4: Back to Homeschool Giveaway {and an announcement}

Day 4 of the 10 Days of Back to Homeschool Giveaway comes with a very special announcement that I have been holding off on announcing until the perfect time and I cannot think of a better time than with today’s giveaway. {If you missed any of the three previous giveaways, click here for the full […]

Planning the Perfect Homeschool Day {and Day 3 giveaway!}

  Today is Day 3 of the 10 Days of Back to Homeschool Giveaways. If you missed the first two day, find them here. Today’s giveaway is brought to you by the Well Planned Gal {formerly Home Educating Family}, and in addition to giving away 20 copies of her amazing Well Planned Day Homeschool Family […]

Day 2- Back to Homeschool Giveaways

  Welcome to Day 2 of the 10 Days of Back to Homeschool Giveaway! If you missed Day 1, you can find it here. Today’s giveaway is brought to you by The Multi’ Taskin’ Mom. She is giving away 2 copies of her brand new character curriculum bundle. Check it out– Training children to have […]

Day 1- Back to Homeschool Giveaways

  Welcome to Day 1 of the 10 Days of Back to Homeschool Giveaways!! Today’s amazing giveaway is brought to you by Loving Grammar. Let’s find out some of the main principles of the Loving Grammar program: Loving Grammar: Mr. Lund’s Guide to Professional Clamdigging™ Principle 1: You’ve heard of a ‘feel good’ movie, right? […]

10 Days of Back to Homeschool Giveaways

We are starting back to school today!! The excitement levels are always high the first day of a new homeschool year in our home. We always celebrate with a special breakfast and a few other fun surprises. This year, I am extending our celebration to you guys with a fun 10 Days of Back to […]

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

  Commit to praying bold, fervent prayers for your homeschool for thirty consecutive days and prepare for God to bless your homeschool in ways you never dreamed possible. The 30 Days of Praying for My Homeschool Challenge is a self-paced Bible Study and prayer challenge which includes: Daily scripture readings Daily focus words Links to […]

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 […]