The following post contains affiliate links. The day students anticipate every year is almost here: March 4th—National Grammar Day! Ok, so maybe your children haven’t been doing a Christmas-style count down. But what a great subject to celebrate in your homeschool...
This side-by-side comparison of homeschooling vs public school will help you determine which path to take. Written by a mom who has taught both, if is filled with home truths and practical encouragement. If you are doubting you’ve made the right choice, read this!
Homeschool graduations are as individual as homeschooling families! For as long as you’ve homeschooled, you’ve focused on an individualized approach that best suits your child. As you celebrate this capstone event in their education, craft an event that reflects that attitude!
With these ideas, copywork does not have to be boring! Add a little creativity and copywork just may become one of your kids’ favorite parts of the week!
Comics, jokes, televisions, and electronic gadgets are more popular than classic literature. Here are 7 benefits of reading classic literature to our homeschooled children.
As a parent, it is important to nurture and honor your child’s creativity. In this post, I’ll give you some practical ways to do so.
Here are five wonderful ways to have homeschool fun with your kids this week! Discover the joys of letting go & enjoying your homeschooling adventures.
"I think my child might have _______________ (insert any learning disability) but I don't want him to be labeled". If I had a dollar for every time I've heard that statement, I would never have to worry about running out of money! I've had so many conversations either...
Nature study is one of my favorite activities, but honestly, I don’t love the cold winter weather. It can be so easy to think that nature study is only for the summer months but there are so many beautiful things in nature that can only be studied during the winter....
For many homeschooling moms foreign language is elusive. Which is why we wanted to bring you these foreign language tips and resources to make it easier for you to know how to successfully incorporate language learning into your homeschooling.
Home isn’t always pretty when life gets ugly, and if you’re a homeschooling parent it can be very discouraging to feel like you’re failing at your job. We’ve had our share of homeschooling through hard times and it hasn’t always been easy to stay the course.
Most teachers and students will agree that the second semester can be difficult. The excitement of a new year and new curriculum has long since passed. Instead, we’re faced with days that are often long, cold, dark and dreary. Finish the second half of the school year strong and stave off cabin fever with these tips!
As homeschoolers, we have the opportunity to make our learning memorable, both in what our kids are studying and how we choose to have them review. Here are 5 unique ways review what they’ve learned.
I mapped out an amazing line-up of unit studies, my son was enjoying school, all was well. Then we discovered interest-led education. Suddenly none of his education was inspired, planned, or artificially created by me. I provided him with rich resources and I felt like we were set free.
Doesn’t cooking once a month sound glorious? Freezer meal swaps changed my life. A group of friends all get together and swap meals for the freezer. The concept is simple: each member makes the same number of meals as there are members in the group.
Everyone knows that February 14th is Valentine's Day, but did you know it's also Library Lover's Day? Library Lover's Day is a wonderful day to spend a day centered around the library! 1. Write Letters to Librarians Sit down with your kids and write letters to the...
This Valentine’s Day create some traditions with your family that inspire love and connection. Although often considered a holiday focused on “courtly love,” Valentine’s Day gives us the opportunity to remember and share all our loved ones. After all, family and God...
Use picture books to spend Black History month (February) learning about five of the less popular, yet equally remarkable African-Americans who have helped shape history!
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Here are 15 delightful and handicraft ideas everyone in your family will love.
It’s been really exciting to see more and more parents singing the praises of reading aloud and the various benefits it provides. We know that the academic benefits are powerful, but what if I told you that those are really just the tip of the iceberg?
Homeschooling a child with ADHD has it’s own challenges. Here are 3 strategies that can help you create a working homeschool, one that supports you, and more importantly, your child.