Summer Reading Round-Up at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Summer Reading Round-Up!

Most kids love the Wild West and stories of Cowboys, Indians, and moving west. What better topic to focus on for summer reading! We’re continuing the 10 Days of Wholesome Books for Summer Reading series today with our Summer Reading Round-Up! There are so many topics that you could delve into, including: Daniel Boone and the Wilderness Road Louisiana Purchase […]

30 Wholesome Books for Elementary Kids at LifeInTheNerddom.com

30 Wholesome Books for Elementary Kids

It can be a little scary when children begin reading books on their own. You’re not sure what content they are picking up from the library shelves, and there are a great many books available to them that aren’t appropriate for their growing minds. That’s why I’m giving you this list of 30 of our favorite wholesome books for elementary […]

25 Wholesome Picture Books for Your Family at LifeInTheNerddom.com

25 Wholesome Picture Books for Your Family

Finding wholesome picture books to read with your children shouldn’t be a chore. Unfortunately, it can be. There are so many children’s books that contain very questionable content these days! I am often shocked at the political agendas that are addressed even at the picture book level. But that’s another post for another day. Today I’m sharing our top 25 […]

10 Days of Wholesome Summer Reading @ LifeInTheNerddom.com

10 Days of Wholesome Books for Summer Reading

Do you want your children to read wholesome books filled with inspiring characters worthy of emulating? Do you worry about what your children are reading and feel like you need to preview their books (especially older kids), but you just can’t find the time? If so, then you’ll want to join me over the next two weeks as I bring […]

Feeling Unqualified to Homeschool High School?

Welcome to the “What’s Your Secret Struggle Homeschool Mom?” guest post series. Today, Amy Saunders from Orison Orchards tackles one of the most common struggles that all homeschool moms face—can I really homeschool high school? My younger kids take a weekly class at our local children’s museum. Today I was talking with one of the museum employees, who seemed to […]

Help! Homeschooling is Ruining My Marriage @ LifeInTheNerddom.com

Help! Homeschooling is Ruining My Marriage!

Welcome to the “What’s Your Secret Struggle Homeschool Mom?” guest post series. Today, I’ve asked my husband to share his thoughts on how homeschooling affects our marriage. We’re more than a decade into this journey and we’ve seen some ups and downs along the way. I can say with absolute certainty that communication with your spouse is the key! Knowing […]

The Hidden Risk of Homeschool Mom Cliques @ LifeInTheNerddom.com

The Hidden Risk in Homeschool Mom Cliques

Welcome to the “What’s Your Secret Struggle Homeschool Mom?” guest post series. Today, Aimee Smith walks us through one of the top secret struggles that homeschool moms deal with – mom cliques! My heart beat faster as we walked through the door. We weren’t greeted immediately because the party was already in progress. It can be hard to know which […]

Hold On There Homeschool Mom, You Can’t Do Everything!

Welcome to the “What’s Your Secret Struggle Homeschool Mom?” guest post series. Today, Ali Southerland (who blogs at This Addictive Mess) tells us why we can’t do everything and how to get past the overwhelm! Do you have the drive to be the best and do your best in everything you do? Do you always feel like a qualified and […]

Helps for Your Unmotivated Teen at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Helps for Your Unmotivated Teen

Welcome to the “What’s Your Secret Struggle Homeschool Mom?” guest post series. Today, Julie Polanco (who blogs at Julie Naturally) shares some tips and encouragement for dealing with unmotivated teens. Does this picture of an unmotivated teen sound familiar? He sleeps until noon and then raids the refrigerator. When you ask him about his algebra, he avoids looking at you. […]

Am I Qualified to Homeschool a Child with Dyslexia?

Welcome to the “What’s Your Secret Struggle Homeschool Mom?” guest post series. Today, Dr. Kristin Moon (who blogs at Kristin Moon Science) shares her amazing story about homeschooling a child with dyslexia. I didn’t expect homeschooling my son to be so hard. I gleefully made the decision to homeschool my children, attending homeschool conventions and curriculum fairs before my sons […]