Homeschool Options: Volunteer Outside Your Home Day

This post is part of International Homeschool Spirit Week, which is one of the many homeschool options you enjoy as homeschool teachers or parents. So easily we can get lost in our hectic schedules – homeschool co-op, grading papers, and making sure little Billy really knows those multiplication facts. Too easily we can [...]

2018-07-27T22:17:52+00:00 Homeschool Activities|

Unit Studies in Homeschooling

Just as children have various learning styles, curriculum options take various approaches to education styles.  As you pursue your choice of homeschool curriculum and methods, consider unit studies as an alternative way of approaching a topic. The method is usually quite hands-on and also encourages responsibility and personal discipline through in depth study, [...]

2018-07-27T22:10:53+00:00 Home School Programs|

Homeschooling Tip: #1 Reason You Should Not Rescue Your Son

Sometimes we moms are so busy rescuing our sons from trials we get in the way of how God is working to build their faith. Doesn’t it just break your heart when your son finds himself in the middle of a trial? What advice do you give your son? Below is one homeschooing [...]

Homeschooling Dilemmas: Post holiday blues or unbridled excitement

New Year’s Day is a mixed emotion holiday. For many, this year was no picnic and we are happy to close the books on the chapter. But it could also be one of the many homeschooling dilemmas that homeschool teachers and parents consider. The tough year had many shining moments as well, if [...]

Homeschooling Curriculum: You Don’t Have to Be a Math Genius to Ace the SAT

Usually at least 50% of my SAT-prep students answer yes to this question: “Who hates math?” Consequently these same students feel the same way about the SAT and PSAT/NMSQT math. Fortunately, the SAT has very little to do with math. As a matter of fact, not many of the math questions even resemble [...]

2018-07-27T21:53:11+00:00 Homeschool Curriculum|

Trophy Parenting for Homeschooling Kids

I tried to be a trophy parent, but I failed. And that’s a good thing. When I began homeschooling, I had inflated ideals. We were going to be the perfect family. My mothering and homeschooling would be flawless. My husband would be the ideal husband and spiritual leader. Of course the children would [...]

2018-07-27T21:30:00+00:00 Parenting|

How Do Boys and Girls Learn Differently When Homeschooling?

When it comes to homeschooling, boys and girls learn differently. This is why there are specialized ways to help each student with their homeschooling programs. We’re here to help you learn more about it. In addition to a huge Homeschool Curriculum Exhibit Hall, and as a part of the 100s of homeschooling workshops [...]

Charlotte Mason Method for Homeschooling

Charlotte Mason was a British educator who was dedicated to improving the quality of education, including homeschooling, in England. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, Mason made significant contributions to the effort through instilling ideas toward educating a whole person rather than just a mind. In Mason’s words, “Education is an Atmosphere, [...]

2018-07-27T21:09:51+00:00 Homeschool Styles|

How to Help Kids Distracted from their Homeschooling Curriculum Due to the Holidays

Shiny decorations, cheery music, presents with bows—the holidays offer weeks of fun—and distraction. If your child is impulsive, distractible, or hyperactive, he or she may find it impossible to work on his or her homeschooling curriculum. As homeschooling teachers or mothers, you should always be ready to help. But don’t grit your teeth [...]

2018-07-27T21:00:22+00:00 Homeschool Curriculum|

Free Homeschool Inspiration: You are What You Read

This is a twist on the old saying “you are what you eat”, but the truism still applies. Over time, too much of something can affect behavior and attitude.  As a part of our free homeschool inspiration series, we’re how you how reading with children can boost their knowledge tremendously. I constantly hear [...]