Finding Your Routine

  If you’re just joining me for the 10 Days to a Flexible Homeschool Plan series, then be sure to read the previous posts: Day 1: 10 Days to a Flexible Homeschool Plan Day 2: Determining Your School Year   Yesterday we talked about year-round homeschooling and how being open to the idea can add even more flexibility to your […]

Determining Your School Year

  If you’re just joining me for the 10 Days to a Flexible Homeschool Plan series, then be sure to read the previous posts: Day 1: 10 Days to a Flexible Homeschool Plan   Yesterday we talked about planning for change and how having a plan can provide more freedom and less stress. Today, I will show you how I […]

10 Days to a Flexible Homeschool Plan

  Wouldn’t it be nice to have a homeschool plan that flexes and changes throughout the year no matter what life throws your way? When we began homeschooling a decade ago I had one of those nifty little “fill in the box” thirty-six-week planners. That first year I spent the entire summer filling in all those little boxes. It took weeks […]

Charlotte Mason Made Easy

When I first learned about Charlotte Mason’s methods I was intrigued. I was also a little intimidated by her writings, which are numerous and worthy of study, but not really something that I wanted to delve into. I wanted something that cut to the chase and did all the heavy lifting for me. Then I found Cindy West’s Charlotte Mason Homeschooling […]

Honeybees Unit Study

  Honeybees are fascinating little creatures that can teach us a great deal about diligence and perseverance. “Busy as a bee” takes on a whole new meaning after studying the daily life of these little creatures. Here are some resources for your Honeybee unit study. This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience, which means if you make […]

FREE Journal All Year Writing Prompts

Writing is not a favorite subject in the Nerddom. In fact, we loathe it. We have more stress over writing than we do math! That’s why I’m glad there are some awesome resources out there to help with our writing dilemma, like this fabulous FREE writing prompt package from WriteShop. This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience, […]

Spiders Unit Study

Spiders! Love them or hate them, they are an integral part of God’s great creation. Here are a few resources to use for your spider unit study.   This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience, which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission. This helps me keep my […]

Ant Unit Study

You can find ants basically anywhere, which makes them a great animal to begin nature study with. They are fascinating little creatures that my children just couldn’t get enough of watching and learning about. Here are some ideas for your ant unit study!   This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience, which means if you make a […]

Yes You Can Have An Organized Homeschool Life!

One of my goals for this year is to have a more organized homeschool, which naturally requires that every part of my life become more organized. Seems a lofty goal and honestly felt so overwhelming that it’s the only goal I made for the year! Then I was given a copy of Dr. Melanie Wilson’s Organized Homeschool Life: A Week-by-Week […]

Favorite Thanksgiving Books at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Favorite Thanksgiving Books

Thanksgiving is becoming an overlooked holiday these days. Halloween gets loads of attention and then on November 1st the Christmas carols are on the radio, Christmas decorations are in the stories, and of course, the Christmas sale ads begin. Thanksgiving is difficult to make money from so the holiday gets relegated to half an aisle of cheap decorations at the […]