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Thank you for visiting. I am adding more content fairly regularly now, and will be adding a lot more to the Homeschool section soon. Please let me know what topics are most helpful to you right now, and I’ll do my best to address those in upcoming posts and videos. Be sure to visit us on Facebook at Everyday Homemaking and Everyday Homeschooling (and it would be super if you could Like and Follow….).

Orange-Cinnamon Danish Rolls

We like the Pillsbury “whomp biscuits” version of Orange Danish Rolls. Yep, the store-bought, heaven-knows-what’s-in-them version. That little can is […]

Pen Pals

Pen pals! What a fun idea! It’s always more interesting (and motivating!) to write to someone specific, rather than to […]

ElderCare & Homeschooling

ElderCare & Homeschooling

An increasing number of homeschoolers are considering the question of whether to provide in-home care for aging parents or grandparents. […]

Field Trips 101

Field trips can inspire your child to study a topic, give him further insights into his current studies, or provide […]

Teaching Geography

If you know me or have read much of my material, you know I am extremely geographically challenged. I’m not […]

Life is Still Messy

Let’s be real … homeschooling is not a cure for all that ails our families. Life is still messy. In […]

Evaluations & Portfolios

In other posts, we’ve discussed testing and assessment options. Depending on the legal requirements for homeschoolers in your state, you […]

Which test is best

Which Test is Best?

One of the most frequent questions I get about testing is,          “Which test should I use?           Which one […]

Testing Basics

Testing Basics

At this time of year, many parents are thinking about how to assess their children’s progress. The first step is […]

mom goes back to work

When Mom Goes Back to Work

Re-entering the Workforce Homeschooling moms often wonder how they can best position themselves to re-enter the workforce after the last […]

playing a game

Homeschool Fun & Games

Especially during this time of quarantine and distancing, your children may spend more time indoors. You can make the most […]

Mom’s Brownies

We’re all in quarantine-baking mode out our way. My niece made some AMAZING cupcakes (she really should be a pro […]

lesson planning

Lesson Planning 101

There’s a saying, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Lesson planning is just determining what you want to […]