Self Propelled Advantage Review

The Self-Propelled Advantage: Review

Last year a friend introduced me to a lovely book entitled The Self Propelled Advantage. It was a crazy busy year for us, but the title and summary were captivating. As most parents, we were keen to help guide our children in the efforts of self learning and this book certainly seemed to fit the [...]

Homeschool Mom Helps

Homeschool Mom Helps – The Curriculum Choice

Homeschool moms wear many hats - teacher, mentor, planner, project coordinator, coach, organizer, and MORE! Each homeschool day brings new experiences and often new challenges.  As homeschool moms ourselves, we understand that it can sometimes be hard to find information and answer to the many questions we face regarding homeschooling our family.  Today we are [...]

Feeding the Homeschool Family

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Math (check!), spelling (check!) You and the children have managed to fit in most of the subjects. You've even folded the mound of laundry! But what about feeding the homeschool family? Now it's time for lunch... or dinner! Hey, it's even a challenge to offer up healthy breakfasts. So, while our focus here at The [...]

Homeschoolers College Admissions Handbook Review

My daughter turned twelve this summer, and thoughts of homeschooling high school and preparing for college admission have been swirling around in my head.  As someone who likes to plan ahead, I decided doing research now would help calm my worries. That's when I came across the Homeschoolers' College Admissions Handbook by Cafi Cohen. I'm [...]

Homeschool Day in the Life

Homeschool Day in the Life – Curriculum Choice

"What does your typical homeschool day look like?" That is one question I have always found difficult to answer because every day is usually just a little different than the one before! One of the benefits of homeschooling is the flexibility it offers. Homeschool families can select curriculum, resources, and routines that work best for [...]

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I was given The Homeschool Mom's Prayer Journal to look over, use, and review. I was drawn to the journal on its name alone, because I, like many other Mums, wanted to cover our homeschool in prayer. Let's face it, picking our curriculum, setting up schedules, helping our children meet goals, and face challenges isn't [...]

Keeping An Ordered Homeschool

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Organization and keeping an ordered homeschool tends to be top on every homeschool mom’s list of things to accomplish. Let’s face it, a well organized day allows things to flow more smoothly. There’s nothing quite like waking up and realizing you have a million things to do and wondering how on earth you’ll get through [...]

Homeschool Planning

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When June comes around, I think of two of my favorite things – my garden and my homeschool. And they both require planning! I think of how beautiful my garden might be, when it grows. Then I think of my homeschool. I see the next year stretching out before me, full of possibilities. I imagine how [...]