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Shelly Sangrey

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I’m Shelly Sangrey, a Christ-following, homeschooling mom of 11 and wife to my ever-patient husband, Shawn. After spending years trying to discover the Lord’s will for me, I finally realized that I could use my spiritual gift of encouragement to lift up other mothers who have taken this rewarding, yet sometimes tiring, journey of homeschooling. When I’m not busy chasing kids, homeschooling, drinking coffee, or devouring books at the library, you can find me at my blog, There’s No Place Like Home, or on my YouTube channel of the same name, at https://www.youtube.com/user/redheadmom8

A Must-Follow Reading Plan for Every New Homeschool Parent

Very often, the very first thing a new homeschool parent will do is look for a curriculum to purchase. What if I were to tell you that that’s one of the last things that should be done? The fact is, homeschooling is about so much more than that.

Why We Don’t Make Up Work in Our Homeschool

It's that time of year again—when we homeschooling families tend to finish up what we've been working on and either take a break or begin preparing for a new year.

Why I’m Not Worried about what My Kids ‘Need’ to Know

Our society today is obsessed with timelines and milestones. Everywhere you turn, there are checklists, pamphlets, books, and charts telling you what your children "should" be doing by a certain age. It's enough to make any parent neurotic.

8 Practical Steps to Homeschooling a Child with ADHD

Can homeschooling and ADHD go together? As the mom of one child officially diagnosed with ADHD and a few others I suspect may have it, I’m going to answer that question with a big, resounding YES.

13 Unique Gift Ideas that Inspire Learning

Now that fall’s in full swing, the Christmas season is creeping ever and ever closer. As a mom who strives to be practical in every way, I try to steer clear of presents for my kids that are mere “fluff.”

3 Reasons I Don’t Send My Kids to School to be Salt and Light

As a Christian homeschooling mom, one query I often get is why I do not allow my children to go to school as their mission field. Their reasoning is typically that the children in public schools may never have been introduced to the love of Christ, and my children just might be the ones to do that.

Homeschool Doubts? Just Read

One thing that most moms have in common, despite differences in any other areas of life, is a lack of confidence. Too often we doubt our abilities to be adequate parents.