I love curriculum as much as the next homeschool mom. Who doesn’t love the smell of new books and the thrill of opening a box of all the things to start the homeschool year? I have a confession: I buy curriculum and do not use it. I get excited, and then it sits on my shelf. I have realized that I really do not need all the things to homeschool my children. I have made a few investments over the years and learned that less really can be more when it comes to school. Let me share some tips I’ve learned in my ten years of homeschooling.