Homeschool 101: Find a homeschool conference near you!

Going to a conference Homeschool conventions are great places to go no matter what stage of homeschooling you’re at.  The information and workshops, the support and networking and the chance to check out curriculum options are invaluable. Veteran homeschoolers will love the ability to catch up with old friends, and…

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Homeschool 101: Shopping, vendor halls, and your homeschool budget

Shopping paradise One of my favorite parts of a homeschool convention is the exhibit or vendor hall. The shiny new tools and toys, the shelves upon shelves of new and fascinating books just waiting to be read — it’s a homeschooler’s shopping paradise.  But the sheer volume of things to…

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Homeschool 101: What to expect at a homeschool convention

It’s homeschool convention season! March to June isn’t just spring here in North America, but its also homeschool convention season. If you’ve never gone to one, it can be a bit overwhelming. And if it’s been a while, this post will refresh your memory. Here’s a quick guide on what…

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Homeschool 101: Homeschool Convention – Should you go?

 A sign of spring for homeschoolers: conventions Tis the season of homeschool conventions and conferences. If you’re active on social media at all, you’ve probably gotten emails about conventions. You’ve probably seen posts on Facebook.  And you may have received event invitations or reminders about your local, state or national…

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Congratulations! You’re pregnant. Now what?

Congratulations! So those 2 little pink lines show up. How exciting! A new baby is a blessing and a joyful adventure. Growing your family adds an extra dimension to an already busy lifestyle. How do you handle the fatigue, nausea and extra appointments on top of managing your home, children,…

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Surprises Summer 2017: New Baby on the way!

Exciting news I’ve been sitting tight on this, but now it’s finally time to share. My royal family is growing by one more princess! Our new little girl will be joining us sometime in early July. So April is going to be all about homeschooling while pregnant and with a…

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Money Management: Saving for the future

Your future awaits Statistics say 1 in 3 Americans have 0% saved up for retirement, and 47% would have trouble finding $400 to cover an emergency. Few of us know anything about saving money. Most of us, obviously, live from payday to payday, with no thought for our future. Or…

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Money Management: Your credit report

The Doom of the Credit Report The words “credit report” can strike fear and dread into hearts everywhere. Misunderstood, abused and yet so influential on your finances, the credit report is a huge piece of your money management. What is it and how does it work? A credit report shows…

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