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

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! [wp_eStore_buy_now_fancy id=86] I was live on my Facebook page today sharing a video of how I […]

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 […]

5 Reasons I Want My Kids to be Bored

I have two tween girls, and I cannot tell you how many times I hear the phrase “I’m bored”. Seriously, I can’t even keep track. It used to bother me. I would instantly want to “fix” their boredom….but now, I encourage boredom. I look forward to the times when they come whining to me that […]

10 Reasons We Love Audio Dramas from Heirloom Audio

I was compensated for this review. The opinions expressed are 100% mine and I was not required to write a positive review. As a homeschooling mother, I am always looking for ways to make learning more fun for my daughters which is why I was so excited when I was contacted by Heirloom Audio with […]

Why I Chose an Online World Language Curriculum

This is a sponsored post from Middlebury Interactive. As a homeschool mom of four, I have heard frustration in homeschool circles when it comes to choosing a world language curriculum. There are many options, but without expertise in that area, quite a few homeschool parents feel frustrated determining which option is best for their children. Even as a […]

6 Ways to Help Your Teens When They Blunder

Learning how to behave like a mature responsible adult is hard work.  The transition from child to adult is fraught with opportunities for foibles and failures, missteps and misunderstandings.  As parents, it’s our job to guide our teens through this turbulent time so they can learn from their mistakes and grow in wisdom. We have […]

College at Home- Is that possible?

College at Home? It just makes CENTS. One of the easiest ways to save money is to not spend it in the first place. Think for a moment. Where does your money go? How do you invest financially in your kids? Are you preparing for the future? Let’s face it. More often than not, our […]