Geeking Out on the Nitty-Gritty of Homeschooling

2019-2020 Curriculum Choices

This year I have a fifth grader, second grader, and kindergartener. I share with you my curriculum choices for each with the reasons I chose each item. I’ve also included videos and links!

Homeschool Rooms

Join me for video tours of our past and current homeschool rooms! I share my must-haves for a dedicated learning space. You’ll also find a video sharing why a dedicated learning space is what works best for our family!

How to Homeschool

So you’re thinking about homeschooling…or maybe you’ve already started homeschooling and are struggling. The decision to homeschool is a big undertaking, and sometimes anxiety-inducing. But I want to help you!

Curriculum Reviews

Wondering how a particular curriculum works for a real family? I’ve created reviews, with videos, of many of the curriculum choices that we’ve used. I also share with you who I think each choice would or wouldn’t work for.

Favorite Homeschool Supplies

I’ve created an easy-peasy shopping page for you with many of our favorite homeschool supplies!

Hi, I’m Leslie!

Engineer turned homeschooling mom to three active little boys, sharing my tips and advice to help you dive deep into the details of your homeschool so that you will have greater peace and confidence in your home!



What chores are appropriate at each age?

What chores are appropriate at each age?

“One thing I think kids need to do is more chores, and take care of their own rooms. Responsibilities are really important to start them with.” Faith Ford Kids develop self-esteem, positive character training, and a good work ethic when they are trained to participate...

What’s the secret to getting kids to clean up?

What’s the secret to getting kids to clean up?

Homeschooling and messes go hand-in-hand. With three active, creative, adorable, and messy boys living their best lives all over my house all the live-long day, clutter is a way of life. If I ever have to find my offspring, all I have to do is follow the trail of...