Meet the Contributors

Meet the fellow homeschooling moms who add their stories, wisdom, and ideas here. You can read about Jamie, the main voice on the blog, here.


Kara Anderson is a homeschool mom and freelance writer driven by an unknown force to write everything down. She takes too many pictures and never leaves home without a notebook. Read about her adventures with her two awesome kids at Quill and Camera.

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Kris Bales enjoys reading, photography, and blogging about life with her three weird, unsocialized homeschoolers. She has even learned to love running and biking in her quest to overcome obesity.
She blogs about her progress at Eclipsed.

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Anne Bogel is a compulsive reader, coffee drinker, and dreamer and schemer. She never planned on becoming a homeschooling mom, but is in her 4th year of classically unschooling her 4 kids. Anne writes about the intersection of the timely and timeless at her blog Modern Mrs Darcy.

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Angie Kauffman is a domestically challenged nerd, writer, mom of three very fun kids, and the founder of Real Life at Home. She loves music, lives on caffeine, and is married to her best friend. Angie can also be found on Facebook, Pinterest, and Google+.

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Amida Lee is a crafter at heart who loves to make stuff, a homebody who loves to venture outdoors, and above all else, a dedicated mom with the goal of raising lifelong learners. She used to stress about state standards and test scores but has since come to her senses and enjoys blogging about her family’s journey into unschooling.

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Sarah Mackenzie is a smitten wife, a mama of six (including twins!) and the author of Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler’s Guide to Unshakable Peace. She’s the host of the Read-Aloud Revival Podcast, and can usually be found hiding behind a camera lens or writing about vibrant and passionate motherhood at Amongst Lovely Things.

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Kari Patterson and her family are unschooling, church-planting, smoothie-drinking, frugal-living weirdos from Oregon. As a 2nd generation homeschooler, Kari enthusiastically espouses the same delight-directed method her mother did in the 80s. She celebrates life’s messy glory over at Sacred Mundane.

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Jamerrill Stewart is a Christian homeschooling mom of 6 (soon to be 7) and wife to her husband Travis of over 16-years. Jamerrill created in 2012 to help all families in affording the homeschool life. You’ll also find her sharing at and JamerrillStewart.TV.