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!



10 Thoughts About Downton Abbey Episode 5

10 Thoughts About Downton Abbey Episode 5

SPOILERS * SPOILERS STOP READING IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN THE LATEST EPISODE SPOILERS * SPOILERS !!YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!! My mother and I watched the latest episode of Downton Abbey today and sniffled through a post-episode discussion. That discussion revealed that I have...

Letter to My Former Self: Dear Single Leslie…

Letter to My Former Self: Dear Single Leslie…

Dear Single Leslie, It's been a while since I've seen you...over five years. Now that I've been married for a while, I want to tell you a few things. Confirm some of your decisions. Question others. It's good to reflect every once in a while. You're doing more right...

Interesting Reads 1/27/13

Interesting Reads 1/27/13

How to Find the Perfect Jeans - I just bought new jeans today, and this helped me make my choices. Are Your Relationships Real? - An interesting spin on a current event. Calling All Oddballs! - Loved this since I often feel like I step to the beat of a different...