Category Archives: Back to School

Back-to-Homeschool Checklist: 10 Must-haves for Schooling at Home

I was cruising through our local Target earlier this week only to be stopped in my tracks by a back-to-school display. Even with social distancing creating a new school situation for many families, bright displays of school supplies still signal … Continue reading

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What to Do When Your Curriculum Is Back-ordered or Delayed

You've finally decided to homeschool! And you chose your curriculm. Yay! But it's back-ordered. Or maybe it's delayed due to long shipping or fulfillment times. Boo. Waiting is always hard. But a temporary delay to your desired first day of … Continue reading

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7 Solutions When a Rocky Start Threatens Your Homeschool Year

Starting a new homeschool year is so exciting! Just the thought of sharpened pencils that still have their erasers, fresh notebooks, and newly cracked books set my heart racing. Yes, I’m totally that mom. I’m also the mom who knows … Continue reading

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How to Plan Your Entire Sonlight Year and Reclaim Sunday Nights

A few years ago I found a homeschool planning method that has completely changed my life! I switched from weekly homeschool planning to planning for the entire year, and I will tell you...I will never go back! I don’t know … Continue reading

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5 Back-to-(Home)school Resolutions to Transform My Year

The bright feeling of possibility I feel at the start of the school year is unmatched, even by New Year’s Day itself. Maybe it’s my love for paperclips, folders, books, and school supplies; or maybe it’s as F. Scott Fitzgerald … Continue reading

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Back to Homeschool Traditions Forge Family Identity

I'm always amazed at the creativity of our moms! For example, in a recent post in a Facebook group, moms were sharing back to homeschool traditions to make a first day of school special! Here are a few of my … Continue reading

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A Carrot For the New Year

I'm sending you just one picture of my eldest who got the new stuff for this year and was most excited. I have 3 kids who will be in 3rd, 1st and Kindergarten using Sonlight – the best homeschool program … Continue reading

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