Wholesome Historical Fiction for All Ages at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Wholesome Historical Fiction Books for All Ages

Historical fiction is one of my favorite genres. I love being able to learn about the culture and traditions of the past through the lives of characters. It’s so much better than trying to learn through the dry paragraphs of a textbook. The time period comes alive, and it’s much easier to remember. There are so many amazing historical fiction […]

30 Wholesome Books for Middle Schoolers at LifeInTheNerddom.com

30 Wholesome Books for Middle Schoolers

Before I knew better I let my daughter read whatever she found in the “tween” section of the library. There were cute covers and fun illustrations that made the books look completely harmless. Then I picked up one of the books she had left lying on the table and read a few pages. I was shocked at what I read. […]

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 […]

Living with Allergies & Asthma at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Living with Allergies & Asthma: What Parents Need You to Know

Welcome to the “What’s Your Secret Struggle Homeschool Mom?” guest post series. Today, we hear from Cindy Wetzel (who blogs at Homeschool Mom Extravaganza) about allergies and asthma, what parents need you to know but struggle to tell you. We don’t often talk about allergies and asthma in our homeschool circles, but we should. Having this conversation can help families […]