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Thinking Outside the Textbook

by Amanda Beaty

Homeschooling not working? I’m a member of several homeschooling groups and email loops, and the most common questions are all related to, “It’s a battle to get my child to do her work. I thought homeschooling would be better for my child, but it’s all tears and yelling. For both of us. I may have … Read More...

What Curriculum Should I Use For My 4 Year Old?

by Mary Ann Kelley

Recently on TheHomeSchoolMom's Facebook page someone asked for recommendations for her soon to be 4 year old. It took me back to when I had a 4 year old and a 1 year old and had recently decided to homeschool.I. Was. So. Excited.What curriculum should I use? (I bought KONOS and timeline … Read More...

Build Your Bundle Explained

by Mary Ann Kelley

This sale can be overwhelming, so I want to do two things in this post - explain a little more about the sale and the great deals, and give away a $25 gift certificate to one lucky winner.Don't forget to enter the giveaway at the end of the post! We have a winner!I know many of you are as … Read More...

Arranging a Strong Week: Your Homeschool Schedule

by Jeanne Faulconer

As a homeschool evaluator in Virginia, I've worked with hundreds of kids in families who have used all kinds of weekly homeschool schedules. I'm also in my 19th year of homeschooling, and since we've moved around a lot, I've been in a ton of different homeschooling communities and groups with so … Read More...

Build Your Bundle is Live!

by Mary Ann Kelley

It's finally here! The 3rd annual Build Your Bundle sale is happening now through May 23, 2016 at 11:59pm EST! Build Your Bundle is a one week only annual event with deeply discounted homeschool products.I wanted to show you a couple of the featured bundles, but there are MANY more, plus the … Read More...

Build Your Bundle – What to Expect

by Mary Ann Kelley

I am so excited about the Build Your Bundle sale that starts on Monday! For one week only, homeschoolers have the opportunity to get deeply discounted homeschool curriculum from well known publishers. This year the sale is bigger than ever with deeper discounts than ever - if you purchased in the … Read More...