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Conquering Your Homeschool Fears

Recognize your homeschool fears and learn how to conquer them to make it easier to start your homeschool journey

Staring down the end of our homeschool year always makes me think about the mamas out there who are still on the fence about homeschooling. Spring is crunch time for us mamas.  Are we going to enroll our littles in public school or take on their education ourselves?

The summer 2018 session will begin our 8th year homeschooling–my boys are now in middle and high school–and I’m totally willing to share what I’ve learned with you.  Maybe it will help you choose homeschooling more easily.

Don’t get me wrong, it’s a hard decision and a scary one.  You probably have valid reasons for considering homeschooling your kids, but chances are you’re struggling with the same fears I had in the beginning
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Prepping for College Lit in Your Homeschool

Get ready for college and earn early college credit by taking the CLEP exams. Find out how @studydotcom can help your kids prepare

My boys are now old enough that instead of dreaming about college one day, we’re starting to think about it seriously.

We’ve had a literature-rich curriculum throughout their schooling, and I’ve always been pretty sure they’re prepared to handle any lit courses they have to take at whichever college they choose.  But even I can’t think of everything.

As we’ve been reading great works like The Great Gatsby, Lord of the Flies, and Animal Farm this year, we’ve also been considering how to better prepare them for entering college.  And I’ve found something brilliant that I just have to share with you.

Plus, I’m giving away FREE 6-MONTH SUBSCRIPTIONS to 3 lucky readers!
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Rainy Day DIY Table Games for Kids

Foosball, Tic Tac Toe, and Memory are fun and easy DIY Table Games for Kids to keep your little ones occupied on a rainy day

Guest blogger Mark Cop loves to expound on his principle love – foosball. Because of that, he hangs out in the Foosball Zone where he helps people new to foosball by giving them information about the numerous tables available.  To see his work, visit Mini Foosball Table | Foosball Zone

Rainy days are perfect days for a blanket and a movie for an adult, but what about kids? It is hard to stay inside when you know that outside you can jump, run and play.  Having to spend the entire day inside can cause boredom and no parent wants that. I want to share with you some great DIY projects for you and your kids to have fun making and playing!
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