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Big Mistake You Can Avoid For A Healthier Happier Year-Pt 2

In Big Mistake Part 2, you will hear the story of our homeschool family’s transformation from our big mistake of allowing isolation (shared in part 1) to embracing new friends in a supportive community. [OUR FAMILY’S STORY] A JOURNEY THROUGH ISOLATION MORE ABOUT SOURCES OF ISOLATION Toxic Relationship Pruning Before we started homeschooling, I was very […]

069:Homeschooling a Child With Special Needs -Interview with Gabriella Volpe


Podcast: Play in new window Today’s Guest Our special today is also a guest writer for Christian Homeschool Moms. Gabriella Volpe is a homeschooling mom of a child with special needs, a former public school teacher and the homeschool consultant for families of children with special needs.  She knows first-hand what it means to struggle with […]

3 Ways to Maintain Beginning-of-Year Stamina Throughout the Homeschool Year

  Let’s face it. That beginning-of-year excitement doesn’t last very long. Despite all of our best intentions, despite the new books and materials, several weeks into it and we begin to lose our momentum. That’s because it’s human nature. Remez Sasson, founder of, cites overwhelm and stress as two common reasons for lack of […]

Enjoying the HOME in Homeschooling

The day our realtor led us up the steps and onto the front porch, I fell in love. My husband and I hadn’t even stepped inside, but I already knew this was the house for us. Five weeks later, when we received the house keys, I was overjoyed! We immediately got to work turning this […]

Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch

I don’t want to see another chicken unless it’s deep fried and served with steamed cabbage and macaroni and cheese. So, if anyone plans to invite me to a farm anytime soon, ask me to dinner instead. Hubby and I got our fill of petting baby chicks on our last field trip. We did all […]

Changing with the Seasons

Just as the seasons of the year change, we will see the seasons change in our homeschools. What do I mean by seasons? A season is the state that you and your family are in at this current time. One thing I want to tell every mom reading this…it’s okay to change! For many of us, […]

Catering to Each Child’s Individual Learning Needs

Every child learns differently. We all believe this. They might learn one or two things similarly to another kid, but they are not the same kid. Part of homeschooling is trying to make the best decisions for your kids- but sometimes that can be hard, especially when you do as well in a routine as […]