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WhatupHomee’s Ultimate List of Math and Science Resources

At our most recent homeschool meetup, the homee(s) and I shared the resources we’re currently using for math and science. The resources shared are as diverse as the women using them. I’m excited to add some of these resources to my curriculum. I hope you too find these resources helpful…

Solomon’s Super Cool Summer Reading List

Hey, my name is Solomon. I’m Mishawnda’s 12 year old son and this is my “super cool summer reading list.” I’m not gonna lie to you… My mom is making me read all of these books, but so far I’ve enjoyed reading them. Now let’s get into it…  My summer…

WhatupHomee’s List of Essential Homeschool Tech and Tools

The homee(s) and I always share valuable homeschool resources and information at our Virtual Homeschool Meetups on the first and third Tuesdays of every month. At a recent meetup, we shared our must-have homeschool tech and tools. Having the right apps, digital media, electronics, and other essential tools can help…

Happy Juneteenth Homee(s)!

Whatup Homee(s)?! Happy Juneteenth! I’m excited to celebrate Juneteenth with my family this year, especially since it’s now officially a national holiday! Truthfully, I didn’t really understand the importance of Juneteenth until last year but ever since I’ve learned a lot about its significance in American history and the importance…

Why We Must Celebrate Black History Month + Teach Black History Year-Round

What if I told you that you can celebrate Black History Month even if you study Black history year-round? Well… you CAN and you SHOULD! Here’s why… What we now observe nationally as Black History Month, an annual month-long celebration of the contributions and achievements of Black people first began…

6 Tips for Peaceful and Productive Homeschool Days

“I forgot”. “I didn’t know”. The Mintz Kids when asked why they haven’t completed their work. If you’re like me, you become frustrated hearing “I forgot” or “I didn’t know” repeated daily. It can be exhausting checking in behind kids to make sure their schoolwork and housework are completed and…

Amanda Gorman is Black Girl Magic

Can you believe that January is almost over?! This month has flown by! As we prepare for February also known as Black History Month, I’m mindful of the Black history of generations past and the Black history we are watching unfold in this current generation. One of the highlights for…

That One Year Daddy Took Over Homeschooling

WhatupHomee is an online community + online class platform created by Black homeschoolers for Black homeschoolers. Our virtual homeschool meetups, book clubs, anime club, and other special events provide opportunities for black homeschoolers to meet up with each other regardless of geographical location. The WhatupHomee Collaborative, also known as The…

Five Daily Affirmations for Homeschooling Mamas

Affirmations help us to keep a positive perspective, stay motivated, and build confidence. I created these 5 affirmations to encourage, inspire, and empower myself, and other homeschooling mamas. I AM EQUIPPED First, affirm that your knowledge of who your child is and what their needs are makes you the most…