Our Homeschool Curriculum 2016-2017

School is back in session after a seemingly quick summer break! With so many big changes for our family this summer, it seemed to go by even faster! Before I ever start planning my year out, I always make sure I have my homeschool planner! The Well Planned Day is a great planner for homeschooling […]

Tide Pool Treasures

“My soul is full of longing for the secret of the sea, and the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow We have been studying about sea creatures this year and have been able to take some fantastic field trips to bring to life what we have […]

How To Homeschool and Keep Your Sanity

Homeschooling requires a lot of patience, selflessness, and planning. It requires a game plan to stay on track with your daily, weekly, and monthly goals. Many people struggle with how they will keep their sanity while homeschooling their children. I am a testimony to the fact that it can be done! I have been homeschooling […]

A Day in the Life of a Homeschool Mom

I am asked by many people what exactly a homeschool day looks like for my children and for me. To be honest, it varies slightly from day to day! One of the biggest misconceptions is that homeschoolers are at home all day long. This definitely isn’t true in our homeschool! While we have a basic set […]

Fishing for Clams and Chasing Butterflies

“Education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life” Charlotte Mason Homeschooling my children gives me incredible freedom to make last minute decisions to go on an adventure if we feel so inclined! Today was one of those days. I could tell that my children were itching to get outside in the gorgeous weather, soak up […]

Educational Freedom

“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” Abraham Lincoln Freedom is such a powerful word. It evokes emotion and pride to live in a country where we are free people to make decisions according to our religious or personal beliefs. […]

The Heart of Home Educating

   “Because of the Lord’s great love, we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23 “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” Eleanor Roosevelt Confession: I was a reluctant homeschooling mom. Even though I had spent eight years in the […]