What Curriculum Do I Need for the American SAT Exam?

This is a question that seems to crop up a lot. In the UK when you take IGCSE’s and A-Levels, you would check what exam board your nearest exam centre uses, you would then buy the Edexcel/Cambridge/AQA etc course for English/Maths/Fill-in-your-subject. Right? The American system is different. That is not how it works and actually…therein lies the beauty of it all. …

The Ultimate List of Free & Affordable Homeschool Resources

As many of you know I write for The Curriculum Choice, a wonderful website run by homeschoolers and for homeschoolers. It is full of reviews and wisdom from seasoned homeschooling mums. Recently I received an email from a reader who had read one of my reviews asking for help and advice on curriculum for her young children. She and her husband …

A Walk Through The Ultimate Homeschool Planner

Hello again my lovelies! This week we started back at our lessons so I thought that I would take you on a photo-tour of the planners we are using this year. I started our homeschooling years (The first five or six in fact) by making my own planner. I really enjoyed doing this because I was able to customise it to …

Quiet That Gaggle of Voices – Homeschooling Thoughts

Choosing to homeschool our children was the best thing we ever did. We have a plethora of wonderful memories and experiences to take with us for life. I feel blessed to still have two years left of shared learning to take place with my youngest. Our homeschooling days are not over yet and I plan on treasuring Every.Single.Moment that we have …

A Homeschool Plan – Choosing Curriculum and Setting The Course

Welcome back to the 2nd in my mini-series on creating a Homeschool plan. As I have a recent high school graduate and another firmly placed in the high school years, my posts in this series are geared towards these high school years. There are plenty of posts out there on homeschooling in general and even more focusing on the the younger …

A Homeschool Plan – Knowing The Big Picture

As you know, a homeschooling mom is always thinking ahead to the next thing. As I’ve been thinking on the 2016/2017 school year (and beyond) there are many different things that one has to consider when mapping out a plan. I thought I would do a little two-post series on what that process looks like for me. My hope is that …