5 Tips to Start your Homeschooling journey TODAY!

Homeschool tips

Let the journey begin… I call homeschooling a journey or an adventure because that is what it truly is. There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to homeschooling. Aside from the ones imposed by laws according to your state. I’m not here to talk about homeschooling styles or curriculum, or even planning. The … Read more 5 Tips to Start your Homeschooling journey TODAY!

End of Homeschool Year~Annual Reporting


The who, what, when, where, and how of Annual Reporting… Aloha Everyone! This post was inspired by a new “Homeschool Mama” acquaintence that I met at a recent playdate at the Pana’ewa Zoo. It was one of the few times I purposefully set out to link up with other Homeschoolers (I know and I’m working … Read more End of Homeschool Year~Annual Reporting

Wishlist for Homeschooling Materials

homeschooling wish list

I wishlist I may, I wishlist I might… Every so often (especially right before the start of our homeschooling year) I decide to “shop” on Amazon to see if there is anything I might want to implement during our coming year. I’m not sure if anyone else does this, but I have a specific “Homeschooling … Read more Wishlist for Homeschooling Materials

Gearing up for Hurricane Hector and the Start of Homeschool

hurricane hector

Hurricane and Homeschool a coming….. The beginning of the school year also signals the beginning of hurricane season, (for those of you that don’t live in Hawai’i and may not know). Taking his cue, hurricane Hector began his journey west across the Pacific Ocean. Currently, as I write this post; Hector is a category 4 hurricane; located … Read more Gearing up for Hurricane Hector and the Start of Homeschool

Mardel’s “A Simple Plan” Planner ~ Product review

A Simple Plan Planners

A Simple Plan, Planner for Homeschooling Families….. Okay, right from the get go, let me just state that I personally do not believe homeschooling is simple. However, I love that this planner helps to simplify things for me. It is awesome to find products that you can easily customize to suite your family’s needs. There … Read more Mardel’s “A Simple Plan” Planner ~ Product review

Notebooking Pages ~ Free Sampler

Notebooking pages

Product Sampler… The Notebooking Pages Lifetime membership has been a blessing in our homeschooling journey. We’ve used this product since we started homeschooling and I wouldn’t want to be without it. As I’ve mentioned before in my prior post (Why I love Notebooking Pages) you will love the versatility of this product, integrating it into … Read more Notebooking Pages ~ Free Sampler

Why I love Notebooking Pages

Notebooking Pages

The Versatility of Notebooking Pages…. Let me count the ways…. When I first started homeschooling I was lost. Lost in the curriculum fog forest, lost in homeschooling style land, yup lost. It took countless hours to figure it all out, but when I finally did I still needed a way to organize and create worksheets … Read more Why I love Notebooking Pages

Hawaiian Curriculum Materials Website….Free!


Hawaiian Curriculum and Materials search….. I’ve tried to be mindful of implementing Hawaiian curriculum into our learning since we began homeschooling. I believe that our unique culture and place based knowledge have so much to offer our keiki. I also enjoy nurturing our connection to the aina. I know that the aina is an important part … Read more Hawaiian Curriculum Materials Website….Free!