Just an Ordinary Day: The One Where I Had to Get Crafty

I haven’t done one of these in a while, sharing just a little slice of my life. This particular ordinary day was last Friday. For those who don’t know, we homeschool, and typically, we have a more relaxed schedule on Fridays because, well, we can. Usually, that means a tasty breakfast (involving something sugary), catch-up … More Just an Ordinary Day: The One Where I Had to Get Crafty

Public School Experiences My Homeschool Kids Can Avoid

I’ve been homeschooling since my oldest child entered Kindergarten, 6 and a half years ago. But I’m not gonna lie. There have been plenty of pull-my-hair-out moments when sending them all to public school seemed like a pretty good option. At the very least, it seemed like the sane choice because only crazy women, like … More Public School Experiences My Homeschool Kids Can Avoid

Debunking 10 Myths of Homeschool Moms and Their Kids

We’ve come across plenty of folks, who, after learning we homeschool our kids, give us The Look … followed by The Nod, paired with The Smile. Then, I get the, “Oh, that’s nice!” I’m not really sure what they’re thinking, positive or negative. But if at least one of the common myths of homeschoolers has clouded … More Debunking 10 Myths of Homeschool Moms and Their Kids

School Photo Memories

Our school pictures are in! When we first started homeschooling, I thought this was one school activity that we would have to forego, especially since I’m no good with the camera. Thankfully, our church has a large enough group of homeschoolers that an organized school picture day is well worth it! My kids got individual … More School Photo Memories