Shining the Spotlight on 3rd Option

Today, I’m shining the spotlight on 3rd Option Accountability. Who ever heard of 3rd Option? And what do 3rd Option directors do anyway? Well, we’re here–and actually the majority of homeschoolers in South Carolina utilize 3rd Option Associations. Spotlight 3rd Option In previous posts, we have talked about the homeschool enrollment numbers. Still, there remains a public misconception that […]

Our Blog Friends

Meet some more of our blog friends: Please visit some of my blog friends. They offer great resources and information to help you along your homeschool journey too!Our Everyday Chaos: Carrie is a homeschooler in South Carolina. She offers lots of insight on Charlotte Mason and Unschooling. Plus, she’s got lots of great advice about […]

How to Avoid the Grammar Police

Grammar, spelling, and punctuation are essentials of a quality education. It’s a fact of life that we are evaluated on the use of proper grammar. But how can you avoid getting caught by the grammar police? This post was proofread by Grammarly As home educators, we want to be seen as qualified teachers. We want […]

Monarchs and Migration: Become a Citizen Scientist

In a previous post, we looked at the Flight of the Butterflies on Netflix. Today, we’re talking about how to extend that study into a long-term unit study about monarchs and migration. Become a citizen scientist. This post contains affiliate links. Any purchases thru the links will pay me a small commission.   I recently […]

The Flight of the Butterflies

Today,  I’m watching Flight of the Butterflies. I have to confess that I watch a lot of Netflix. I love it. This post contains affiliate links. Any purchases thru the links will pay me a small commission.   As a home educator, I’m probably not supposed to admit that I watch a lot of TV.  I’m […]

Love the Lowcountry Homeschool Convention

I love the Lowcountry Homeschool Convention! Let me tell you why I love it. And I think you’ll agree. Local organizers know the best for local homeschoolers! Disclaimer Note: I have not been compensated for this post and all opinions are my own. This year, the Lowcountry Homeschool Convention is Thursday and Friday, May 31-June 1 […]

Date Ideas When the Homeschool Day is Done

Today, let’s talk about date ideas for when your homeschool day is done. You’ve been working with the kids all day. Busy homeschooling. Busy answering questions. Wiping noses and bottoms. There’s dishes in the sink…and toys scattered down the hall. It’s hard to find the time and energy to focus on your couple-time. Been there. […]

Facebook Hacks for Homeschooling: Groups vs. Pages

Today, I’m starting a series about Facebook hacks for homeschooling. I’ve learned these tricks along the way…to help improve my involvement on Facebook. So, if you’re new to Facebook, these hacks will help you navigate like a pro. This post contains affiliate links. Any purchases thru the links will pay me a small commission. Facebook is […]

The Quintessential Holiday Party Game

Today, I’m sharing the Quintessential Holiday Party Game. It’ll test your memory and your reflexes. It’s a real hit for all ages! This party game is holiday tradition at my house. We’ve played with: cousins siblings aunts/uncles grandparents children adults friends co-workers people we’ve never met before people we haven’t seen in years people we […]

20 Random Facts about Me

Hi! I’m the old gal behind the blog. I thought it would be nice to share a bit more details about me–that you might not know already. Here’s 20 random facts about me: I compulsively crush candy–and I need you to send me more lives, please. I’m not a morning person, even though I’m often awake […]