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13 Simple, Sanity-Saving Homeschool Hacks

Hey there! How’s it going? If there was ever a year that we needed some hacks to get through, it’s gotta be this one. Whether…

3 Ways to Survive Homeschool Stress

Three Ways to Survive Homeschool Stress   So. September 2020. Here we are. Should we laugh or cry? I’d prefer to laugh but with the…

One Sure Way to Have a Great Math Year

“Success isn’t always about ‘Greatness’, it’s about consistency. Consistent, hard work gains success. Greatness will come.” –Dwayne Johnson   Are you craving something good right…

Coming Soon: More Site Features for Your Saxon Math Year!

Hey there! How’s it going? Here at Nicole the Math Lady HQ it’s been busy, busy, busy as I welcome new subscribers and adjust all…

Math for Real Life

LIFE TRUTH MATH Hey there! How’s it going? Want to know what I wish? I wish I could give you exactly what you want right…

Answered: 101 Questions About the New Website

Hey there!   The new site is off to a great start, which of course in 2020 technology terms means “It’s working for the vast…

Nicole Answers… Saxon Homeschool or Saxon Intermediate?

Choosing curriculum is hard. Every year, homeschool parents and other educators spend lots of precious time choosing which books and lessons will be most worthwhile…

Where does Geometry fit into Saxon?

Geometry. It’s a lot like ballet. Wait, what?   No really. You know I’m answering a lot of your most pressing Saxon questions lately and…

Which comes next? Saxon 8/7, Algebra ½, or Algebra 1?

It’s a question that I get all the time. Your middle school student is done with Saxon 7/6 and it’s time to move forward. But…

Seven Ideas for End of Year Celebrations

Hey there! How’s it going?   We need a good party, don’t you think? I mean, it’s late May. Late May! And despite the time…

Website Upgrade FAQ’s

Hey there!   I’m so happy you are excited about the upgrades coming to the site this summer! I am, too. With changes come questions,…

Coming Soon: Tools for a Better School Year

Hey there!   If you had to describe 2020 in one word, what would it be? At best, it’s probably something along the lines of…

You’re Doing a Great Job

You’re doing a great job.   Really. You are!   Unless you have an out-of-this-world support system, a full cup of self-confidence, and unicorn children…

Four More Ways to Build Confidence in Kids

Just a quick note-I hope this finds you well and feeling somewhat stable in this strange time. I want to encourage you to send any…

Four Ways to Build Confidence in Your Kids

“In order to understand someone, walk a mile in their shoes.”   This old saying is so great for helping me understand empathy. Sometimes it’s…