Unschooling Philosophies That Any Homeschooling Style Can Embrace

Unschooling Philosophies That Any Homeschooling Style Can Embrace

I am not an educational style purist. I usually describe my homeschooling style as “classically eclectic with a Charlotte Mason twist.” I whole-heartedly believe that we can learn something from any homeschooling method. Then, we can take the pieces that are...
10 Tips for a Strong Second Homeschool Semester

10 Tips for a Strong Second Homeschool Semester

Most teachers and students, no matter where they school, will agree that the second semester can be difficult. The excitement of a new school year and new curriculum has long since passed. Instead, we’re faced with days that are often long, cold, dark and dreary....
10 Resources for Teaching Kids About the Election Process

10 Resources for Teaching Kids About the Election Process

I am certain that I am not the only well-intentioned, world-class-procrastinator homeschooling mom out there. I am the pro to which the word procrastinate refers. If you’ve just read that and think that we must be kindred spirits, fear not. Those of us who...
10 Ways to Preserve Your Child’s Schoolwork

10 Ways to Preserve Your Child’s Schoolwork

The school year is over and there you sit, surrounded by piles of papers and projects trying to decide what to toss, what to keep, and where in the world to store the pieces you do decide to keep. I can’t help you with the what to keep, but I can offer you some tips...
10 Homeschooling Non-Essentials

10 Homeschooling Non-Essentials

The idea of homeschooling can seem overwhelming and fraught with hurdles, particularly when you feel that you absolutely must have something that you don’t possess. However, I’ve found that there is very little that you really have to have in order to begin...