5 Reasons to Love BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS

5 Reasons to Love BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS

If you haven’t heard of the BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS series yet, I have to warn you, after reading this you just might want to run out and buy them all! As a homeschooling parent they provide so much potential: you can use them as a quick reference, use them as a spine...
Homeschool History With Netflix

Homeschool History With Netflix

There is something special about video that helps bring a subject to life. That’s why I love to use video streaming services, like Netflix, as a supplemental resource in our curriculum. It’s super helpful to have such a wealth of educational entertainment...
Picture Books for Black History Month

Picture Books for Black History Month

Most people have heard of the more popular African-American heroes like Martin Luther King, Langston Hughes, or Jackie Robinson. But, have you heard of Matthew Henson, George Moses Horton, or Marcenia Lyle? If not, keep reading; as I will highlight some great picture...
4 Out of the Box Ways to Homeschool Middle School History

4 Out of the Box Ways to Homeschool Middle School History

Teaching middle school history should move your child to begin thinking on a higher level. But, you should also awaken the love of history. It’s not easy to find the balance between the two concepts. HOW TO AWAKEN THE LOVE OF HISTORY Here are 4 out of the box ways to...
Gift Kits for Homeschoolers that Keep Giving All Year Long

Gift Kits for Homeschoolers that Keep Giving All Year Long

It’s the time of year when you’re thinking about what gifts to provide for your children and I’m sure as a homeschooling mom you are searching for ideas that are both fun, hands-on entertainment but also can be used for unexpected learning. Gift kits...
10 Thanksgiving History Conversation Starters for Kids

10 Thanksgiving History Conversation Starters for Kids

Cultivating an attitude of thankfulness is something we can work on all year long, but Thanksgiving provides an especially perfect platform to do so. Studying history — at any point in time — fosters gratitude by opening our eyes to difficulties, letting...