Disclosure Policy and Affiliate Relationships

Not Before 7 is written and edited by me, Mary. I record my homeschooling journey, travels, and life in general with my husband and our four children.


I am a homeschool mom and former public school math teacher with lots of advice and opinions. The opinions and thoughts expressed on this site are my own based on my experience. I encourage all readers to seek a wide variety of opinions when making a decision and to consult professionals when making serious decisions about any learning challenges or medical decisions that affect the well-being or education of your child.

Disclosure: Advertisements and Sponsors

Not Before 7 accepts payment for advertising and for sponsored posts.

If I receive compensation for a post, I will make that known to you in the post. I will always give my honest opinion of products.  My continued support or affiliate relationships will only be maintained with companies and products that I truly use and love.  It is important to me that my readers can trust my word on this blog.

Affiliate Sales

I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

My sidebar contains links to other websites. Some of these links are affiliate links. If you make a purchase using a link or photo in my sidebar, I receive a very small percentage of the sale at no additional cost to you.


Not Before 7 does not share personal information with third-parties. The only information used about your visit is information that is useful to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies.  You can turn off the use of cookies in your browser settings.

Additionally, whenever I ask for your email address or information from you I will guard it as I do my wedding band. I won’t spam you and I won’t sell your information.

Not Before 7 is not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without my permission.

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on November 5, 2016. If you have any questions feel free to contact me directly at notbefore7@gmail.com