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!



6th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Choices 2020-2021

6th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Choices 2020-2021

Before wrapping up our 2019-2020 school year (our fifth year homeschooling!), I dove into curriculum planning for next school year. It’s one of my favorite things. So today I'll share with you our 6th grade homeschool curriculum choices. Factors That Affected Our...

Homeschool Year Review 2020

Homeschool Year Review 2020

Since we’re in the final stretch of our homeschool year, it’s time for me to give a homeschool year review for the 2019-2020 school year.  Rather than discussing every curriculum choice we made, I’ll simply highlight the changes we made, along with any especially good...

How to Read More Books When You’re Already Busy

How to Read More Books When You’re Already Busy

You can read more books by not actually reading. And by not reading an actual book. Hang with me. I’m not trying to trick you! I really am going to share with you how to get more reading in. But first let me define a couple of things. What is reading? First of all,...