How You Can Use Books to Inspire Writing in Your Homeschool

How You Can Use Books to Inspire Writing in Your Homeschool

[The following post contains affiliate links. Read my disclosures here.] From the moment children are born they begin to acquire language skills. During those first years you realize their little sounds have become words then phrases then sentences. They listen...
3 Unusual Types of Books to Add to Your Homeschool Toolkit

3 Unusual Types of Books to Add to Your Homeschool Toolkit

Homeschooling gives you amazing flexibility to think outside the box. There are so many opportunities to add unusual resources. Sometimes an idea that is not traditionally thought of as ‘educational’ can really open up huge learning opportunities. This was...
Free All About Me Printables for Back to School

Free All About Me Printables for Back to School

We’ve got something fun for your kiddos as you head back to school, this All About Me printable pack!  All About Me activities help children become self-aware. It teaches them how to think for themselves and understand that it’s OK to have their own...
5 Ways to Use Music Study for Language Arts

5 Ways to Use Music Study for Language Arts

When it comes to music appreciation, and the related riches of folk songs and hymns, many times we seek to include them in our home schools as a means of introducing our children to more goodness and beauty. While this is a noble motivation and these subjects do...
Cultivating a Love of Books with a Summer Reading Program

Cultivating a Love of Books with a Summer Reading Program

More than anything I could teach my children, I desire to teach them to love books. If they love to read, they’ll have access to learning for the rest of their lives. A summer reading program is a great way to cultivate a love of books as you can make quality time for...
A Mom’s Review of Pathways Language Arts Homeschool Curriculum

A Mom’s Review of Pathways Language Arts Homeschool Curriculum

Second grade might be my favorite age group to teach. Whether it’s one on one or in small groups of kids, second graders are curious about the world around them, imaginative, and enjoy creative learning. That makes Pathways 2.0, a language arts curriculum from Kendall...