I can’t tell you how many times I have heard the comment “I would love to homeschool my children, but I just do not have the patience for it.” Guess what?! Neither do I. Naturally, I am not a very patient person….especially when I am trying to teach someone else how to do something that […]
Today, we celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation. It’s the day that the Church celebrates Gabriel visiting Mary and asking for her consent in mothering Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Can you even imagine? As if an angel appearing in front of you isn’t crazy enough, he then tells you – a virgin who […]
Over the last 11 years of homeschooling I have realized how similar marriage and homeschooling really are. Sounds crazy, right? I agree. I mean what in the world does a holy covenant of matrimony have in common with teaching your children – not to mention all the chaos and child-rearing that go along with that. […]
It’s March and you know what that means…..Homeschool Convention season is upon us! I won’t lie. I love this time of the year. I’m the person who looks forward to a homeschool convention all year long. Is there anything better than being surrounded by thousands of other homeschooling families who totally get you? Or sitting […]
This free Superhero Reading Comprehension Worksheet Pack is sure to make any reading assignment more fun. It can be used with any reading selection. Each pack contains the following three worksheets: To get your free Superhero Reading Comprehension Pack, simply enter your email address into the form below. A link to download the pack […]
Have you lost the joy in homeschooling? Sunday night do you find yourself dreading the coming of a new week? Are you experiencing some of the symptoms of homeschool burnout? Are any of these things that cause homeschool burnout playing a part in your life right now? If you answered yes to any of these […]
Great Homeschool Conventions is a wonderful sponsor of Life of a Homeschool Mom. If you have never been to a Great Homeschool Convention, you owe it yourself and your homeschool to make a trip to an event near you! Check out all of the wonderful speakers and workshops they have planned for 2016! The Homeschool […]
It seems to be about this time every year that homeschool burnout really tends to set in for me. We’ve been back to our normal schedule for a month or so since Christmas and I’ve really just had enough. Typically though, it isn’t homeschooling itself that I’m burned out with, it’s other situations surrounding our […]
It seems like this is that magical time of the year when homeschooling has lost it’s appeal. You’ve slipped into a mundane rut and your passion is left dwindling. What you are experiencing is called homeschool burnout, and you are not alone. I know because I have been there too many times to count- that is […]
Help! I Homeschool & I Can’t Get It All Done! 4 Tips to Help You Get More Done! As a mom of five, I’m always asked, “How do you get it all done?” I’m always struck with the urge to say something highly sarcastic for shock value like, “Well, Martha Stewart is my mother-in-law” or […]
Teaching your children the alphabet is easier when photographs are involved! The Measured Mom has a set of 26 Free Alphabet Books with Photographs! Be sure to stop by and download your free copies!
Groundhog Day is just around the corner and you can make this fun day part of your homeschooling with this Free Groundhog Day Activity Pack from Embark on the Journey! Stop by and download your free pack today!
The Relaxed Homeschool has a Free Octonauts PreK-K Pack with fun counting, tracing and coloring pages your kids will love! Stop by and download your free copy today!
Your preschoolers will have fun working on writing their letters this Valentine’s Day with these Free Valentine Preschool Letter Worksheets from Learning 2 Walk! Stop by and download your copy today!
Wintertime is the perfect time to work on your child’s reading skills! The Measured Mom has a set of Free Winter Emergent Readers for you! Stop by and download your free copy today!
Puzzles are a great resource for encouraging kids to learn in fun ways, often they don’t even realize they are learning! Teach Mama has a set of Free Color Puzzles that will help your kids work on math and logic skills! Stop by and download your free copy today!
While you’re teaching geography this year, take time to teach your kids latitude and longitude! You can have fun doing so with this Free Latitude and Longitude Scavenger Hunt Game from Education Possible! Stop by and download your free copy today!
Little fairies will love working on their counting skills this winter with these Free Winter Fairies Counting Mats from Living Life and Learning! Stop by and download your free copy today!
Kids will have fun working on their sight word and reading skills with this fun and Free Sight Word Slap Game from File Folder Fun! Stop by and download your free copy today!