Simple Homeschool Strategies

5 Simple Strategies to End the School Year Strong

As the end of the school year approaches, homeschooling parents can often feel overwhelmed and burnt out by the usual […]

Morning Routines for the Overtired Mom + FREE PLANNER

PART 1: How to set yourself up for success Before we can get into how to set up a morning […]

How To: Teach Independence and Ownership

As the school year starts (for us it’s already started!), I usually begin with thoughts of a better year.  Better […]

How To Fail at Homeschooling

I’ve been homeschooling for more than 10 years now, and I have certainly had my highs and lows!  As I […]

Clearing Up Memory Work — Why?

Recently while at a Classical Conversations info meeting, I was approached by a mom who had a couple questions about […]

Notebooking Pages

This year my son will begin the Classical Conversations Challenge program and my daughter will be starting her first year […]

Writing & Researching

  For those who don’t know, I’m the Essentials tutor at our Classical Conversations community.  (It’s a Language Arts program) […]

Getting Ready for School

Well, we are in the middle of summer now and us homeschoolers are thinking about the start of the next […]

Why I Love Copywork

I found this definition of copywork from a website ( under their “Dictionary of Homeschool Terminology for the Totally Confused” […]