Diary of an Earthed Mama

I am a bit of a dreamer, one of those people who is quite happy to exist in a happy little imaginary world for a large proportion of the time. I suspect that there are many of us out there. Often I find reality is somewhat different to what’s happening in my...

Setting Goals for Guidance in Your Homeschool

First, let me start by saying that at this point in our journey I AM PASSIONATE ABOUT HOMESCHOOLING my girls. However, we were not always set on homeschooling. Both of my twins had two wonderful years in a public preschool, and attended our local public school for...

Homeschooling Teens and Tweens: The Bare Truth

I am honest enough to admit that I never thought I would be homeschooling my boys through their tween and teen years.  We began homeschooling with a year by year attitude and after my first few months I really wasn’t sure we’d be homeschooling all that...

Top 5 Reasons Why We Love Teaching Textbooks 3.0

To say that math used to be our youngest daughter’s least favorite subject would be the understatement of the century. Over the years we have tried a few different math programs, of all different styles. I am a teacher, so I know “how” to teach math (up until the high...

When You Feel Like a Homeschool Failure

When you begin homeschooling, it can be a scary and daunting place to be. You see all these Pinterest-worthy, perfect homeschooling families, and you can’t even manage to pick a curriculum. You immediately go to the negative place in your mind when you think you...

Homeschooling Starts With the Ugly

Homeschooling is the hardest thing I have ever done. If you are homeschooling, I imagine that you feel the same way. Most would start with the good, but I’m going to start with the “Ugly” because that is where my journey begins. Homeschooling the...
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