Our Best Holiday Homeschool Schedule

As a homeschool mom of over 15 years and a speaker at homeschool conferences, one of the questions I hear most often is “how do I plan out our homeschool day?” Finding a successful homeschool schedule and routine is at the top of every homeschool parents’ wish list, mine included! It’s hard enough to get […] READ MORE

Community Service Ideas: Thanksgiving Edition

Today’s blog post is about opportunities to serve communities near and far. It’s only appropriate since Thanksgiving is right around the corner! As a Bridgeway student, I spend my time focusing on my academics and trying to find community service projects to add to my – sometimes – hectic schedule! It can definitely be a […] READ MORE

Homeschool Writing Curriculum – Writers in Residence

If you’ve been in the homeschooling world for any length of time, you’ve no doubt heard of Apologia. Best known for their rich, Bible-based science curriculum that includes interactive notebooks, Apologia is one of the most trusted faith-based curriculum publishers for homeschoolers. However, you may not have heard of their homeschool writing curriculum, Writers in […] READ MORE

Fun Christmas Lesson Plans for Homeschoolers

December is a special time of year for me. In Pennsylvania, most of us are hoping for a snowfall, allowing us to stay home from work and snuggle in a blanket with a book and hot cocoa. We want to savor every moment of the holiday season. We want to help you get the most […] READ MORE

It’s Turkey Time! Fun Thanksgiving Lesson Plans

It’s fall, and with the leaves changing, candy corn calling, and Christmas looming, Thanksgiving can be lost in the shuffle. Retail stores jump from Halloween to Christmas in a span of a few days. Each season, we often feel we don’t fully appreciate Thanksgiving, save for the Peanuts special, “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving!” Sure, we […] READ MORE

How to Succeed in Online Homeschooling

Did you know Facebook was founded in 2004? Or that MySpace (may in rest in peace) was the forerunner? Or that cell phones were giant boxes with big antennas? Within my lifetime, technology has changed. I remember dial-up connections, flip phones, and CD players. Dial-up Internet sounded like donkeys braying (listen to it here, kids). […] READ MORE

Your Guide to College Prep – A Bridgeway Academy Webinar

I remember when I was a senior in high school that college prep was REALLY stressful for me. Living in Allentown, Pennsylvania, with a plethora of colleges available for the choosing because of the location, it was mind-boggling! Where to apply? Did I want a smaller, liberal arts college or a big, public university? I […] READ MORE

How Do I Plan for High School Homeschooling? Part II

There is No Need to Panic It’s easy to get lost in the transition from middle school to high school. Summer rolls around, and Snapchat is a lot more fun with beach trips and friends than thinking about (ugh) schoolwork. But then the end of July comes, and you realize high school approaches you like […] READ MORE

Bridgeway Academy Presents: “How to Prepare for College” Webinar

Just thinking about college can scream “stress!” Whether you’re an eighth-grader entering high school or a senior, it’s important to think about your future. That’s why Bridgeway Academy is offering a FREE College Prep webinar on November 3rd, 2017, from 2-3 PM EDT. From learning how to prepare for the SATs and ACTs to making […] READ MORE

It’s Not Too Late to Start Homeschooling!

You’re worried, scared, nervous. You talk to your spouse and yes, the decision is made. Big changes are about to come to your home, even though it’s already messy and crazy. You make the decision to homeschool. In October. It’s October?! It’s too late! What did we do? Can we go through with this, even […] READ MORE