15 Stealthy Ways to Encourage Writing in Your Homeschool

15 Stealthy Ways to Encourage Writing in Your Homeschool

For many, writing is one of the dreaded subjects. We wonder if we’re doing enough to “get our kids writing.” Sometimes it feels like a wrestling match just to wrangle a few of their ideas onto the page. We’re exhausted. They’re beginning to dislike, or {cringe} hate,...
Homeschool Books for Every Interest in the Family

Homeschool Books for Every Interest in the Family

Books are thrilling, informative, and take us to imaginary worlds. Everyone is different. Every child is different. So finding books will resonate with your kids can be a bit daunting. Isn’t it thrilling to know that whatever your child’s interests are...
Simple Gratitude Journaling for Homeschool Kids

Simple Gratitude Journaling for Homeschool Kids

You start your morning excited about what you’ll be working on with your kids. By 10 minutes into your homeschool day you realize that it’s going to be a lot tougher than you anticipated. The complaints, whining, stalling, and bad attitudes are not what...
How to Begin a Simple Poetry Teatime in Your Homeschool

How to Begin a Simple Poetry Teatime in Your Homeschool

If you are looking for a simple way to incorporate poetry into your homeschool then a weekly or monthly poetry teatime is the perfect solution. The basic ingredients for a successful poetry teatime are tea, treats, and poetry. That’s it. Nothing more is required and I...
5 Things Your Homeschool Child Should Do Before Learning to Read

5 Things Your Homeschool Child Should Do Before Learning to Read

At the time of this post, a quick Google search showed 388,000,000 search results for teach my baby to read. If you change my baby to first grader, you’ll find fewer than 12,000,000 results. Websites and books promise that you can get your baby to read following a...
Make Homeschool Reading Comprehension Fun with Movies

Make Homeschool Reading Comprehension Fun with Movies

by Dr. Marion Blank, Reading Kingdom Dr. Marion Blank is a world-renowned developmental psychologist and literacy expert who created Reading Kingdom’s “Phonics-PLUS” system. For 20 years she served as the Director of the Light on Literacy program at Columbia...