Getting Ready For The New Year

Getting Ready For The New Year It’s that time of year again.  Time to start thinking of the up coming school year.  All the curriculum searching, planning and excitement starts right now! Just like anything in your life you should always begin with your why.  Why Do I Want To Homeschool?  Ask yourself this and I recommend writing it down.  Also, ask yourself this each and every year you begin homeschooling again.  Review these reasons.  Keep them in your heart. {Read More}

Our Homeschool Room 2015-2016

The links in this post contains affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. Our Homeschool Room 2015-2016 I finished up our new school room literally the night before.  Like nearly midnight Sunday night.  I’m not sure how many times I rearranged, added, removed and just sat staring at the room.  Putting our room together is always exciting and crazy all at the same time. I’m sharing our homeschool {Read More}

Organizing The New School Year – Prepping The Kiddos

The links in this post contains affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. Organizing The New School Year Prepping The Kiddos   So far in this series we’ve covered: A Year In Review:  I always begin by reviewing the year we just finished. Choosing Curriculum:  Once you know what you all liked and didn’t like last year, you can then move on to the new stuff. Letters Of {Read More}

Organizing The New School Year – School Room Prep

The links in this post contains affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. Organizing The New School Year School Room Prep   So far in this series we’ve covered: A Year In Review:  I always begin by reviewing the year we just finished. Choosing Curriculum:  Once you know what you all liked and didn’t like last year, you can then move on to the new stuff. Letters Of {Read More}

Organizing The New School Year – Time To Plan

The links in this post contains affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. Organizing The New School Year Time To Plan   So far in this series we’ve covered: A Year In Review:  I always begin by reviewing the year we just finished. Choosing Curriculum:  Once you know what you all liked and didn’t like last year, you can then move on to the new stuff. Letters Of {Read More}

Organizing The New School Year – Letters of Intent

The links in this post contains affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. Organizing The New School Year – Letters of Intent Welcome back to the series Organizing The New School Year!  So far we’ve talked about reviewing your previous year and choosing curriculum.  Now it’s time to let our schools know that our kiddos will have the opportunity to learn in a fun and exciting venue – {Read More}

Organizing The New School Year – Choosing Curriculum

The links in this post contains affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link.   Organizing The New School Year Choosing Curriculum Welcome back to the series Organizing The New School Year!  We talked about beginning this time with reviewing last years curriculum as a family.  Now, we’re going to use this information to actually choose our curriculum for the new year. First we want to begin by creating {Read More}

Organizing The New School Year – A Year In Review

The links in this post contains affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. Organizing The New School Year – A Year In Review Let’s jump right in!  How do you begin organizing a new homeschool year?  By reviewing your previous homeschool year! You know when you’re finally finished with the year and you’re cleaning out the school room shelves – boxing them up to store for the younger {Read More}

Monthly/Quarterly/Annually Cleaning Checklist

Monthly/Quarterly/Annually Cleaning Checklist Last week I shared with you my newest Weekly Cleaning Checklist (of course I had a free printable for you). Today I’m sharing my Monthly/Quarterly/Annually Cleaning Checklist with you.  These are things that I add into my cleaning time when appropriate.  I keep these checklists handy because let’s face it – I have “Mom Brain”.  I doubt any of these things would ever get done without an actual checklist for me. Monthly Checklists Clean/Change Out HVAC Filter Clean {Read More}

Organizing The New School Year – A New Series

Organizing The New School Year – A New Series I can not believe we are getting ourselves ready to enter our 6th year of homeschooling!  Absolutely unbelievable to me.  Where did the time go? With this in mind, I’m spending the month of July sharing with you a few steps I take to get our homeschool, kiddos and myself ready for the new year.  We don’t just jump into it all willy-nilly like.  There is a process.  So, here are the {Read More}