Don’t let your homeschool schedule stress you!

Don’t let your homeschool schedule stress you! If you have ever reached a point in your homeschool year where you were on lesson 25 in science and only on lesson nine in history — you might need a loop schedule. If you ever feel behind in your homeschool and it is stressing you out — you might need a...

How Bookshark Level 7 made science fun again

How Bookshark Level 7 made science fun again Teaching a bunch of middle-school age kids science is no easy feat. I’m just glad that I don’t have to do it. In fact I have outsourced science to two wonderful friends via our homeschool co-op for the past six years now. We have used a variety of science...

Co-ops: The Good, The Bad and the Why

Co-ops: The Good, The Bad and the Why The inside of the car feels like a sauna, and I fear that smell means I didn’t get all of the milkshake up out of the rug. I’m trying to load 7 boxes, 18 backpacks, 2 folders with loose papers, a wet paper towel with beans which will germinate next week, a freshly...

It’s all about the moms

It’s all about the moms Sure there are a ton of families that come to the Great Homeschool Conventions. Kids pop by the booth for chocolate or to ask me if I am the “chicken lady?” (A reference to the rooster crow here.) They are a ton of fun — and don’t even get me...
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