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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Musical Memory Gift Guide 2022

Categorized Kids’ Gift Guide (Updated for 2023)

Oh gifts. They’re so fun to pick out, but quality items add up quick ($$$) and whether you have 1 kid or 12, the amount of things in your house can pile quickly. Just today, my 9 year old said, “The bad thing about having a big house is it takes more time to clean.” …

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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… …

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