11 Homeschool essential supplies for new families

Top 11 Homeschool Essentials For a New Homeschooler

The longer we homeschool, the less I truly need to buy new each year. After 6 years of homeschooling, we have our curriculum staples on hand, our supply staples in bulk, and the basic organizational tools we use. A new-to-homeschooling friend saw my 51 best supplies list (which I 100% stand by) and asked, “Okay, but if I …


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Categorized Kids’ Gift Guide (2022)

Oh gifts. They’re so fun to pick out, but quality gifts add up quick ($$$) and if you have more than a kid or two, the amount of things in your house can pile quickly. Truthfully, when our kids were younger, we didn’t do much for Christmas or birthdays. We always got them something small, …


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51 Must-Have Homeschool Supplies: Practical, Budget-Friendly Checklist

In this article, I’ll make recommendations for what homeschooling supplies you need to get started, even if you’re on a tight budget. This list includes the items several homeschooling families have told me they love, plus a few of our family’s favorite things. After all, I don’t want you to make the same mistakes I …


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Resources for Preschool at Home

I was so intimidated by preschool at home when we first started homeschooling. I worried about how I’d know if our kids were “behind,” how to choose the “right” curriculum, socialization, and so much more. 6 years later, I’m confident that any parent who is determined can give their children a great education at home… …