Mother's day crafts for homeschoolers

Mother’s Day Crafts for All Ages

Mother’s Day Crafts and Activities for Homeschoolers It’s almost Mother’s Day and, dads and kids, this post is for you! Your mother is more than just a mom, she’s a homeschool teacher, calendar keeper, meal planner, boo-boo kisser, and, above all else, a woman made in God’s image who loves her family. So, this Mother’s […] READ MORE

Homeschooling a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Have you ever felt that the one-size-fits-all approach to education isn’t working for your child with ASD? Your child perceives and interacts with the world uniquely and, thus, needs a unique approach to education. There is no other child quite like yours, so how can you expect a teacher with 25-30 other students to meet […] READ MORE

spring field trips

Spring Field Trips for Homeschoolers

There’s a phenomenon that hits our home each year and has the ability to wreck our homeschooling routine and rhythm like nothing else: spring. So spring homeschool field trips are a must! Something about the warm weather, new growth, and the sunshine just call our names and make it impossible to homeschool the way we […] READ MORE

famous women in history

7 Great Ways to Celebrate Women in History

March is national Women in History month, a time to take a break from your normal history or social studies routine and actively focus on women’s history. Instituted in 1987 by President Ronald Reagan, Women’s History Month seeks to shine the light on the accomplishments and contributions of women throughout history. Why? Because, as President […] READ MORE

homeschool math

5 Easy Ways to Make Homeschool Math Fun

I’ll never forget the moment I thought I hated math. I was in fourth grade trying—and failing—at understanding long division. My teacher was by the book, a worksheet loving, stand-at-the-board teacher who was less than inspiring when it came to math. I just couldn’t get the process down and felt like a total failure every time […] READ MORE

National Day of Unplugging

Celebrate National Day of Unplugging with Your Family

Many of us will try to “unplug” from tech screens and devices March 3-4 by observing National Day of Unplugging. While it may take a herculean effort to enforce going screen-free for two days, it will be well worth the effort. Becoming an unplugged family can increase your joy, help you grow closer to one another by learning more […] READ MORE

homeschool science

How to Make Homeschool Science Come Alive

I distinctly remember sitting in sixth-grade science class and almost falling asleep while we were reading from our textbook about the animal kingdom and phyla. I hated science for a good reason. We learned it only through textbooks. Since becoming a homeschooling mother, I’ve committed myself to making homeschool science both engaging and exciting for my homeschoolers. […] READ MORE

Valentine's Day

How Our Family Celebrates Valentine’s Day

Today is Valentine’s Day, the day when our nation celebrates all things LOVE. We enjoy this holiday in our house because it’s when we intentionally show one another the greatest of commandments: love! It’s also a great reason to take a break from homeschooling and simply enjoy one another. But we don’t just lie around eating candy on […] READ MORE

Winter Field Trips

Winter Field Trips for Homeschoolers

As the song goes, “Baby, it’s cold outside!” My family always comes down with a sickness in the winter. No, it’s not the flu. It’s cabin fever, and no one gets hit harder than this homeschool mama! While I’m often tempted to stay in my jammies and put on the Discovery channel every afternoon during this season, […] READ MORE

learning styles

Learning Styles for Homeschoolers: Your FREE Guide

Countless studies, books and philosophies throughout the years examine learning styles and whether or not they truly matter and impact how we learn. Some experts claim learning styles are irrelevant, others claim they are essential to effective teaching. In the homeschool world, we have the ability to merge the best of both worlds, using what works in our […] READ MORE