• Home Education
  • My Homeschool Game Plan in 5!

    So, it’s officially “Back to Homeschool!”  And, we’ve been having a great time – how about you? We have really swapped things up this year, and have tried a totally new combination. It’s been working great, but we are definitely taking some time to get into new habits. So, in a nutshell here’s our Fall 2016. 10th […]

  • Home Education
  • 5 Surprising Ways to Summer School

    5 Suprising Ways to Summer School

    How can we make this summer different? How can we cover the gaps? How can we make up that course? How can I get a BREAK while the kids are still doing some learning? These are my questions this summer… I know –  I. NEED. A. BREAK.  – probably more than my kids need a break. […]

  • Encouragement
  • Get Through College Debt Free

    momschool - debt free

    Yep… it’s tough. Most think it’s pretty near impossible, but there are a few things that you can encourage your graduates to do to make it through without a mountain of debt. Take the SAT/ACT till you get a qualifying score. Yep – I know, it sounds daunting but it can be done. Be sure to […]

  • Encouragement
  • 10 Ways to Instill a Love for Learning

    Momschool way to instill (1)

    Don’t you wish that just once you might hear a child say, “I really really want to learn about that!” My children and the children that I’ve taught over the years will often get interested in learning something once it’s been presented or once I’ve piqued their interest with a cliffhanger. Yet, to just request […]

  • Home Education
  • Homeschooling Online

    MOmschool homeschool online

    Homeschooling is an awesome opportunity to challenge and encourage your children to be the best that they can be. The options for homeschooling your child are endless… and the resources that are available are astonishing. Homeschooling has really come a long way. We have used a large array of these resources and some of them […]

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  • Need something different? Start homeschooling!

    Momschool january

    So, from what I’ve seen the statistics show that most people change from traditional schooling to homeschooling in the month of October and January. I’m sure we can all guess as to the timing of that… perhaps a bit disgruntled? I’ve had many people ask if it is even possible. Definitely! In any case, starting […]

  • Current Events
  • Christmas Break Boredom Busters


    Yes, it’s that time… all of the busy -ness of Christmas is nearing an end. The presents have been wrapped and are under the tree… and the kids are on Christmas break. Even for homeschoolers, that spells “boredom.” My kids are already beginning to complain of that diabolical disease. It drives me crazy. Just a […]

  • Curriculum
  • Exercise Focuses Your Mind


    Are you getting a little crazy with the kid’s constant energy? Are they just unable to get quiet? It sounds like you need a little intervention. Let’s get ’em to focus! STOP… Don’t stress yourself out any longer!!Take a break, go outside and get some exercise. It’s easy, go for a bike ride, a walk […]

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  • Simple Crafts for Kids


    I don’t know about you, but I really hate to hear the “B” word. It’s a terrible word, full of despair and desperation. However, if used at our house… the consequences are many! So, if anyone decides they are truly bored, I’ll gladly and swiftly help them out of that situation. In order to have […]

  • Current Events
  • What is your learning type?

                    Homeschool Learning Type Test Visual You love to watch. You learn best when you watch someone else do something first. You can view a how to video and you’ve got it! Hands on You learn best when you can touch and do what you are learning. Auditory […]