The Benefits of Homeschool Foreign Languages

Back in my own high school days (we won’t mention just how long ago that might have been), one of my favorite daily high school classes was French with Ms. Springman. There was something absolutely magical about listening to her speak French so eloquently — even when I didn’t understand a word of what she […] READ MORE

Part-time Homeschooling to Bring Out the Best in Your Child

Our family has always had a fluid, yearly approach to our children’s education. The truth is, I’ve never been a dyed-in-the-wool homeschooler. Rather, I’ve found many reasons why solely homeschooling for every class isn’t always the perfect fit for every child, every year. We take a different approach for each child — each year we […] READ MORE

Choosing an Online High School Homeschooling Program

If you’re researching online homeschool programs, you’re in good company. Each year, thousands of families choose to move to online homeschooling because of the flexibility, engaging lessons, fun topics, and safe environment. Online high school programs are rich in learning, convenient, and challenging. But not all online high school homeschool programs are built alike. If […] READ MORE

Choosing the Best Online Homeschool Program

So, you’re considering online homeschool programs. Good choice! Online homeschooling is a great way to keep your child fully engaged without having to teach everything yourself. But, choosing an online homeschool can be scary, especially if you’re not already in the homeschool world. Should you take live online classes or pre-recorded videos as lessons? How […] READ MORE

My 10 Top Educational Apps- A Teen’s Perspective

As a high school student, I’m constantly trying to find ways to make learning more efficient. In the modern age of technology, there are numerous websites and products that can help us each individually on our learning paths, and that’s why I love educational apps. There are free downloadable applications in the app store that […] READ MORE

Why Elementary Homeschooling Is So Important

John F. Kennedy once said, “A child miseducated is a child lost.” We know that the most important years in the life of a child, and for their young developing brain, are the elementary years. This formative time is when our children develop their view of learning, themselves, and the world around them. So, it’s […] READ MORE

Top 10 Ways to Transition to the School Year

With a new school year quickly approaching, you may be stressing out over the preparation process. As a parent or student, it’s understandable that you’d want everything to run as smoothly as possible during the transition. Well, you can reduce the stress and worry less, because I’ve got you covered! Read on to find the […] READ MORE

How I Inspire My Peers to Chase Their Dreams

“When you reach an obstacle, turn it into an opportunity. You have the choice. You can overcome and be a winner, or you can let it overcome you and be a loser. The choice is yours and yours alone. Refuse to throw in the towel. It is far better to be exhausted from success than […] READ MORE

The Best Summer Homeschool Reading Ideas

Summer is a time when our family loves to be outdoors and active. From hiking and biking to swimming in the lake, you name the activity and we’ve probably tried it (or want too!). But, if your family is like mine, you’ve got at least one bookworm who would much rather stay on the shore […] READ MORE

A Teen’s Perspective: How to Transition to the New School Year

The start of a new school year is always a time bustling with excitement (for some people) and nervousness (definitely for most people). Unfortunately, preparing for the new school year tends to be a stressful experience for both parents and students. Right before the school year starts, you usually realize that you have a lot to […] READ MORE