Know The Difference: Cyber-Charter School vs. Online Homeschooling

Free cyber-charter schools are the newest trend making waves within the homeschool community. And it’s easy to see why when you consider they promise parents a tuition-free education that you and your child can customize and do from home. However, we’ve been homeschooling for 25 years and have seen lots of homeschool programs come and […] READ MORE

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Homeschool Tips to Celebrate Memorial Day 2017

Most of us consider Memorial Day to be the unofficial kick-off of summer. And, most of us honor this day in the same way. You may put out the American flag, attend a yummy BBQ, and enjoy a spectacular fireworks show. While that plan is great, why not take full advantage of this Memorial Day […] READ MORE

Set Your Summer Fun Rays for Stun

Summer vacation is a magical time to bring learning into play. When you inspire learning in this way, your children will be making memories, laughing and knee deep in fun at the same time! Here’s our list of summer activities to weave educational homeschool lessons into your family’s summer plans. Extended Library Adventures: Once the […] READ MORE

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Make Homeschool English and Reading Fun!

In the homeschool community there’s no conversation more enticing, or controversial, than how we teach language arts and reading. Thousands upon thousands of blog posts, curriculum, and methods have been created to teach our students how to read and write. But, the real challenge often isn’t teaching our homeschoolers how to read or write well, […] READ MORE

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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

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7 Great Reasons to Choose Homeschooling

Homeschooling is an exciting and flexible educational option that more than 6 million homeschoolers in the US alone are taking advantage of for good reason. The benefits of homeschooling are boundless, and the dedication, time and care it takes to homeschool a child are well worth the investment. Why should you choose to homeschool? For a hundred […] READ MORE

5 Ways to Break the Hold of Senioritis

It’s almost the end of the year and many of you are counting the days until the summer begins. While most homeschoolers get out of bed just dreaming of days when they can sleep later, there’s one group who’s longing for summer more than any other, high school seniors. So for seniors expecting to graduate in […] READ MORE

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Spring Lessons for Homeschoolers

Spring is finally here! The birds are singing, the crocuses are sprouting up, and the longer days have arrived. Spring is by far my favorite season, a time of renewal and rebirth, a season of refreshment. The entire landscape seems to be saying “come, enjoy me again!” And so you should. As homeschoolers, we can […] READ MORE