Amy Schuff - Homeschool Mom and Photographer

February 13th, 2018

13/28 Every night we give our kids hours to read before they have to fall asleep. We’ve been doing this sinceView full post »

February 2nd, 2018

2/28 Once a week the kids attend fun classes with other homeschooled children. They learn about art, science, math,View full post »

Amy Schuff - Homeschool Reading Recommendations

Our stack of books – what we’re reading in March

  If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads. –Ralph WaldoView full post »

Amy Schuff Photographer

February 23rd, 2017

{Each day in February I will be posting a black and white image of my kids (just one or all three!) This is a personalView full post »

Amy Schuff - Homeschooling Mom and Photographer

February 20th, 2017

{Each day in February I will be posting a black and white image of my kids (just one or all three!) This is a personalView full post »

Our Homeschool – the last few months

I admit, our homeschool life just thrives during the summer and fall. We are fair weather homeschoolers and while I amView full post »

Amy Schuff Sacramento Family Photography

February 11th, 2017

Another title could be… “Dare I even ask?” or “Homeschooled kids are weird” :) :)View full post »

Amy Schuff - Sacramento Lifestyle Family Photographer

February 10th, 2017

A few months ago, her beloved parakeet passed away. Today was the day her heart was ready to love another bird.View full post »

Amy Schuff - Homeschooler

February 8th, 2017

Our kids go to bed early for children their age (and for homeschooled kids who can sleep in everyday!) But the reasonView full post »

The Teenager

The words underneath the photos were originally posted on a homeschool blog that I used to write for. Since then theView full post »

Our Homeschool…June & July

Day in and day out we try and do the same things. I make available to the kids lots of opportunities to create, beView full post »

Our Homeschooling May…

“Cops and robbers. Mud pies. Scratches from climbing trees. Adventures on tricycles. One child stares at an antView full post »

Homeschool Boosters…Reader’s Edition

This is the first post of a new weekly theme called, “Homeschool Boosters” (thanks to my own homeschoolView full post »

Finding School

Some days I look around and I truly wonder if the kids learned anything that day. I look back at what we did, whichView full post »

February 5, 2016

{A personal project I take on every year. One black and white photo of my children, each day in February.} February 5,View full post »

Stop teaching your child how to read (homeschool)

“I’m so frustrated, my son is just so behind in school. He can’t read. He’s extremely smart andView full post »

February 2nd, 2015

This is one proud kindergartner!! She finished her last intro to phonics book and now she can graduate to the bigView full post »

The 1″ Binder {homeschool}

One of my favorite things to do at the beginning of the school year is purchase new notebooks and binders for the kids.View full post »

to the mother

I never knew how these 31 days would end. I wrote out all the topics I wanted to cover, but never ever did I have aView full post »


I’ve received some questions along these 31 days and I’ll attempt to answer a few… 1. What’sView full post »

Enjoying our kids

To me there is nothing that cuts as deep and to the core of a mother than the thought that we are failing our children.View full post »

Homeschool and the working mom

In addition to being a full time stay at home mom homeschooler, I’m a photographer. I mean full on, businessView full post »

Boldly Go

“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech,View full post »

living history…living science

A one-room-schoolhoused-beyond-schooled-child will most likely be given all the opportunities to learn all they needView full post »

Worry Less

A friend of mine wrote about worry on her blog the other day, worry of course is something that can absolutely plague aView full post »

The one room schoolhouse

Have you ever watched or read the “Little House on the Prairie” books? They are based on the real lifeView full post »

Pray about all of it

Us homeschooling moms, we need willing hearts, correct expectations, the ability to get out of our boxes of what schoolView full post »

life lesson day template

I admit, for being such a adamant “beyond schooler” I was constantly stuck with the idea that when we hadView full post »

Beyond School

Beyond;  To the degree that is past the understanding, reach or scope of. Outside the limits or reach. School; TheView full post »

What did we do today?

I don’t lesson plan, not in the way most homeschoolers do. Lesson planning suffocates me, it truly does. ThatView full post »

In each other’s corner…

At the beginning of these 31 days, I wrote about how us homeschooling moms need help, especially in the form of familyView full post »

The best homeschooling tool in the world…

Today I’m going to reveal the key to an awesome homeschool day. It’s the best kept secret ever and it needsView full post »

To the mothers just starting out…

I feel compelled to give a bit of encouragement to those moms who are just starting out your homeschooling journey. IView full post »

Find your trifecta of fun

The other day I wrote about a timer, today I’m keeping the theme and writing about some cheat tools that us momsView full post »

Embracing the “Want To”

“In order to thrive as a homeschooling mother, you’re going to have to embrace the “wantView full post »

Every once in a while…catch pollywogs

**I’ve been out of town, in a place with no wifi. So here’s day 14’s post finally able to upload. IView full post »

Unscheduled Breaks

Unscheduled Breaks… I’m totally in the middle of one right now. We went out of town for a few days. It’sView full post »


**Back on March 13th of this year I wrote the following post about homeschooling. I never published it and I onlyView full post »

The gift of worship

Worship is a gift given to us by our Creator because He knows what we need. On days that are rough, a little slow, onesView full post »

The 15 minute method…

Today’s post is super simple and short. I’ll be honest, it’s been a long (but good!) day andView full post »

You must, have to be, no doubt about it…*called*…

Whenever I tell someone that I homeschool three children, usually the first things out of their mouth is, “Oh IView full post »

Curriculum choices are cray cray

At the beginning of the school year I went out alone and visited a homeschool supply store in town. I actually wasView full post »

the TV is my T.A.

When used correctly and with balance, the TV, as well as an iPad, iPhone, iPod, Kindle or computer are absolutelyView full post »

Instagram made me love homeschooling mothers…

I wish I had invented Instagram. Really. It’s an amazing idea that has completely changed my life. Now is thatView full post »

I owe $3.80 to the library

…and I know I should pay it. I just keep forgetting! A way that I keep things fun for myself is I utilize theView full post »