Is Using a Homeschool Curriculum Right for Your Family or Do You Do Better Without a Curriculum or Schedule? Take the quiz to find out!

Should You Even Use a Homeschool Curriculum? The Quiz


There is a lot of chatter in the homeschool world about curriculum. Everyone wants to know what kind of curriculum everyone else is using. But what if you don't even know if using a curriculum is the right choice for you? Or what if you didn't even realize it was possible to homeschool without a curriculum? I guess this post…

The Best Picture Books of 2017


Each year I am really impressed by the amount of picture books that are published. A lot of them are junk but there are some real gems in there! Last year I did a round up of our favorite picture books from 2016 and wanted to do the same for 2017. We definitely read more picture books at the beginning…
2018 Intentional Homeschooling Reading Challenge - A New Book Giveaway Each Month!

2018 Intentional Homeschooling Reading Challenge!


It should come as no surprise that we love to read in our house! I did a rough count of the books we own a few weeks ago and we were sitting at almost exactly 500 books. But that was pre-Christmas and we had a number of new ones added in the last week (like 40+ vintage Nancy Drew books).…
Our Daily Homeschool Resources - our favorite writing resources

Our Daily Homeschool Resources // 02


I couple of months ago I shared a post about our homeschool cart and daily homeschool resources. Now that we've finished a few of the books and are on to some new stuff I wanted to write a new post. Since we've gotten out or Christmas tree we haven't used our homeschool cart as much but after we get rid…