Typically, the Number 3 question asked of me right after “How do you socialize your kids?” and “What curriculum do you use?” is “How are you homeschooling more than one child?”
It’s a good question, especially in our day and … Read the rest
Confession: I am a school supply junkie. I always have been. I think my addiction began in my early elementary years when I collected the perfectly spiraled pencil shavings in my desk. Now, it has turned into a member card … Read the rest
Being the new kid on the block isn’t ever easy, especially for the new-to-homeschooling family or the ones that just moved to town. There is an adjustment to the culture of homeschooling if you haven’t done this before and we, … Read the rest
“School Choice” is a term that is tossed around by policy makers, brandished by politicians, and debated by educational experts. But homeschool families aren’t “tossing, brandishing, or debating” school choice – they’re LIVING school choice!
Homeschool families have not waited … Read the rest
If I’m truly honest, one of the biggest drawbacks of homeschooling is the potential for isolation. Being proactive with our activity choices and creative with meeting our academic goals in fun ways can help beat the schoolhouse fever. Here are … Read the rest
Homeschooling is most successful when done with team effort, but sometimes the roles are a bit harder to define for the team member not doing the day-to-day teaching. Here are a few ways the non-teaching spouse plays a vital role … Read the rest
Many American families don’t live in America. Military service, business travel, temporary overseas jobs, missionary service – these are a few of the purposes that send families globe-trotting. One of the biggest challenges families face is how to “do school” … Read the rest
2 Approaches to Ensure Independent Learning for Homeschoolers
Homework for Homeschoolers
Over the years of my homeschooling journey I’ve met so many other parents also homeschooling. In the last year that number of other homeschooling parents I’ve met has multiplied … Read the rest
Looking for 10th Grade Homeschool Curriculum? Check this out!
No doubt, 10th grade is an important year for high school academics. And no doubt, if you have a 10th grade homeschool student, you want to give them … Read the rest
STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities are the hot topic today. Classrooms and community groups are frequently offering classes that hit the STEM topics. I was a little stumped the first time I heard them described as STEAM. So … Read the rest