How to Homeschool & Still Keep Your House Clean

How to Homeschool & Still Keep Your House Clean

Housecleaning is often the bane of a homeschool mom’s existence. When you’re spending your days corralling kids and working on school, at the end of the day housecleaning is the last thing on your mind.

That’s why simple routines and systems are the best way to juggle homeschooling and skill keep your house clean.

It's taken me a few years to find a manageable routine to keep up with it all, but I promise you can do it too!



Homeschooling 8th Grade: Schedule, Curriculum & Plans

Homeschooling 8th Grade: Schedule, Curriculum & Plans

I don’t know about you, but I’m a bit nervous when it comes to homeschooling 8th grade and homeschooling the junior high years. It’s all about preparing them for the high school years at this point. That means study skills, learning to take notes, and maybe even taking a few high school level classes to get a jump on those high school credits.



A Look at Writing & Rhetoric: Commonplace

A Look at Writing & Rhetoric: Commonplace

The Writing & Rhetoric series from Classical Academic Press is a Classical program (but you certainly don’t need to follow the Classical methodology to use the series!). It’s modeled after the progymnasmata which is a method of teaching students to speak and write persuasively. Designed by ancient teachers, it focuses on using a carefully sequenced series of exercises to teach these skills. Writing & Rhetoric: Commonplace is the sixth book in the series.



The Myth of the Perfect Curriculum: Choosing the Right Homeschool Curriculum for your Family

The Myth of the Perfect Curriculum: Choosing the Right Homeschool Curriculum for your Family

That elusive search for the perfect homeschool curriculum! We've all been there - trying to find that perfect fit. Instead, there are certain things you should consider when choosing homeschool curriculum -- and it doesn't involve an endless search for that perfect program! Find out what you do need to know about finding homeschool curriculum that works for your family.



Finding Your Homeschool Teaching Style

Finding Your Homeschool Teaching Style

When you start buying homeschool curriculum, who do you think about first? Whatever the latest homeschool guru recommends? The program your best friend gushes about? That’s what we usually do, isn't it? Instead, I want you to own it -- own your authority as the expert for your homeschool and children. Don't buy curriculum based on someone else's opinion. But there is someone's opinion you need to consider -- YOURS. You need to think about YOU and your homeschool teaching style.