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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

However, a few years ago, due to our goals at starting our real estate investment business, my wife went back to work for a season to help finance our living expenses as well as some of our project renovations. Due to her hours, I took the mantle as the primary…

Five Daily Affirmations for Black Homeschooling Moms

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 black homeschool moms. I AM EQUIPPED First, affirm that your knowledge of who your child is and what their needs are makes you the…

12 Ways to Keep Your Kids Engaged: When They’re Disinterested and You’re Ready to Give up

It’s that time of year when the weather starts to warm up and students start to shut down. Many parents are experiencing end of the year burnout for the first time as they educate their children at home. Children have become disinterested in distance learning and parents are ready to…

My Top 5 Best Tips for New Homeschooling Moms

My Top 5 homeschool tips are based on principles that I’ve learned in my 15-year homeschooling journey. I apply them to my homeschool daily and have given one or all of them as homeschooling advice for years. I hope they bless you, encourage you, and empower you. Tip #1 Embrace…

Best Free and Low-Cost Resources for Unexpected Homeschoolers

With schools closing across the nation, many parents have found themselves homeschooling unexpectedly and are seeking free and low-cost resources. I know firsthand how overwhelming searching for homeschool resources can be, so here is a compilation of blog posts and websites to help make finding resources for homeschooling easier. All…

15 Quotes to Encourage and Inspire You on Hard Days

Hard days… We all have them. But it can be extremely discouraging on those overwhelmingly hard days.  Lately, my family and I have been in a super busy season.  Of recent our days have been long and hectic. We have homeschool lessons, co-op classes, private music lessons,  Japanese language lessons,…