Valentine’s Day Unit Study for MERLD Boys

I’ll confess, we’ve never really done anything for Valentine’s Day in my home. When my husband and I were dating, we purposely didn’t put any emphasis on Valentine’s Day, because we felt that our love for one another should be expressed all year long – not just on one day. And then I gave birth […]

Multi-Grade Level Christmas Unit Study

There is so much fun to be had at Christmastime that it can sometimes become overwhelming. Oftentimes we moms feel like there are so many traditions we need keep in order to make Christmas magical for our kids. Why not make school magical instead by using your entire school day as one large Christmas celebration? […]

FREE Christmas Notebooking Pages

While a lot of homeschooling families take December off from school, there is a way you can make the holiday season fun and exciting, as well as a time for learning. One way I am doing that this year is by doing a “Christmas Around the World” unit study with my kids. It will provide […]

Reformation Day Unit Study

Did you know that Halloween lands on the same day as the little- known, mostly uncelebrated Christian holiday, Reformation Day? Yes, October 31st is the very day we celebrate Martin Luther nailing his 95 theses on the door of the Wittenberg Chapel! You may be one of the many families out there trying hard to […]

Our 4th and 2nd Grade Homeschool Curriculum Choices

I get it that this post is really late. Really, really late. Considering that we spent 2 months visiting family in the States…. Considering that it had been over a year since I’d seen my parents….. 4 Years since I’d seen my brother and his family….. Considering that my sister visited us while we were […]

11 Ways to Avoid Homeschool Burn-out

I sat there and stared at the stack of books my kids had yet to work through before the year was over…it was February. How was I going to get this all done?  I was overwhelmed and burned-out. If I skipped the 2 weeks of spring break and made the kids work on all of […]

My Favorite Homeschool Planner

Are you like me? I geek out over a good planner. Seriously though, it’s like Christmas – sitting down with a fresh, new planner and filling in all of the details, making careful plans, detailing all of the things we plan to do. So. Much. Fun. That’s why I absolutely love The Essential Year Round Homeschool Planner by […]

Top 15 Tips From A Homeschool Teacher and Mom

My oldest child is in grade 10 this year. I am often finding myself calculating just how little time I have left with her.  I don’t know what God has in store for her when she graduates. As a homeschool teacher and mom, I feel the time slipping away rapidly. He might give her a […]