homeschool planning

Balancing Structure and Flexibility in Homeschooling an Only Child | An Eclectic Approach

Y’all know I’m passionate about the idea that homeschooling can combine both structure and flexibility, especially as we nurture the unique, individual learners in our homes. Today’s guest post offers a captivating glimpse into Laura’s journey nurturing her gifted son’s education. Delve into her eclectic approach (which seamlessly blends structured learning with the freedom to

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The Nourished Mom relinquishing control, finding joy in routines, and prioritizing relationships with Brandy Coffin

The Nourished Mom: relinquishing control, finding joy in routines, and prioritizing relationships with Brandy Coffin

Trying to combine planning and rest? Looking for ways to build a solid homeschool routine while maintaining joy and relinquishing control? You’ll love today’s conversation with Brandy Coffin from The Nourished Mom! Meet Brandy Coffin Brandy is a wife, follower of Jesus, homeschool mom and time management coach. She is the host of The Nourished

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Favorite, Must-Have, Unusual Homeschool Supplies

My Favorite, Must-Have, Outside-the-Box Homeschool Supplies

Homeschooling can be hard. The education thing? Sure. We’ve got that (Kinda. Sorta. Ahem). But people still need to eat. And those practical day-to-day realities? They can drive us bananas! Don’t worry: these outside-the-box (and outside-the-books) homeschool supplies can help. Of course, it’s completely true that the only homeschool tool you absolutely need is a

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Start the Homeschool Year Strong: 9 Strategies for Successful Homeschooling

Every homeschooling parent wants a successful homeschool year. Now, I can’t guarantee that your kids will never fight or that math won’t cause the occasional tear. But a few veteran homeschool moms and I do have some quality tips to share to inspire your homeschool! Avoid burnout and start the homeschool year strong with these

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Tawnya Vinyard Happy Planned Homeschool Podcast interview

Happy Planned Homeschooling (with Tawnya Vinyard)

Tawnya Vinyard believes that God created each of us homeschool moms unique with a special mission, and we need to stick together knowing we’re not alone. She brought that enthusiasm and encouraging perspective to this week’s Homeschool Conversations interview! We chatted about eclectic homeschooling, how planning can help you have a happy homeschool (no, really),

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Joys and Challenges of Homeschooling a Large Family (with Heather Tully)

If you homeschool more than one child, at some point you have probably wondered, “How do I balance the academic and emotional needs of multiple kids during the school day? And after I do all that, how do I keep the household running, too?” Heather Tully is a homeschool mama to 10 children from toddler

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Jennifer Knick homeschool conversations interview

Organized Homeschooling (an interview with Jennifer Knick)

Jennifer Knick joins us today to share her tips and strategies for organized homeschooling. If that sounds intimidating, never fear. Jennifer lays things out in such a simple way! You’ll even learn how an accordion file folder can play a role in high school record keeping. Also, you’ll hear some great tips for working at

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Morning Time Morning Basket Homeschool Pam Barnhill interview

Your (Modern) Morning Basket: Morning Time and “Us-schooling” (an interview with Pam Barnhill)

Pam Barnhill is not only the Big Sister of Morning Time for many homeschooling families, but she’s also an author, podcaster, and homeschool speaker. Over the past couple years she’s also become my true friend! I was so tickled to be able to chat with her on this week’s Homeschool Conversations episode. We chatted about

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