The Best Homeschool Preschool Summer Activities

As a homeschooling parent, you can breathe a sigh of relief when the end of May rolls around. Yes, it’s summer! Swimming in the pool, roasting marshmallows, and so much more. But about .2 seconds into your summer bliss, your preschooler is suddenly, magically, bored. Is there a way to incorporate homeschool preschool summer activities […] READ MORE

Curriculum Review – WordBuild Online

Do you remember memorizing vocabulary lists in school? I had to write down twenty words that my teacher gave to us on Monday. Then, we’d have to memorize them, learn to spell them, and take a boring test on Friday. I wish I had had WordBuild Online, a cool homeschool curriculum that makes learning vocabulary […] READ MORE

4 Ways to Do Summer Homeschooling

Summer is my favorite season. When I hear the word, my mind drifts to our beach vacation, memories of my kids running through the sprinkler, late nights enjoying the long days, and all things swimming! But come August, I often regret not doing more schoolwork during the summer — for good reason. Statistically, students who […] READ MORE

A Historical Look at Memorial Day

Memorial Day usually marks the beginning of lazy summer days, barbecues, and time spent by the pool. But Memorial Day is so much more than a fireworks show — It’s a day to reflect and remember our military personnel who served and died in conflict and war. These brave men and women sacrificed their lives […] READ MORE

Homeschooling at the End of the Year

The bees are buzzing, the robins chirping, the temperatures rising — all of these show that summer is quickly approaching. If you’re following the traditional school-year calendar, it’s that time of year where everyone is restless to get and stay out until the sun goes down — which can make homeschooling hard because your children […] READ MORE

The Best Elementary Homeschool Curriculum

The school year is winding down, but it’s already time to (gasp!) pick out new elementary homeschool curriculum for next year. Why spend your summer worrying about curriculum when you could be poolside, enjoying laughter and sun? And yes, there are a LOT of options out there. No worries, homeschooling parent! We’re going to walk […] READ MORE

Math Homeschool Curriculum for the Springtime

Did you know April is “Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month?” All month long, we celebrate the achievements made possible by math (like Dorothy Vaughan, Katherine Johnson, and Mary Jackson, who made it possible for John Glenn to launch into orbit). April is also a springtime month that sends people outdoors! Most people probably think that […] READ MORE

The Best Poetry Lesson Plans for National Poetry Month

Poetry. Just the word can make even the best and most energetic homeschool parents want to run for the hills. You’re not alone if the words “iambic pentameter” make you cringe and bring back memories of boring, miserable 5th-grade poetry units with forced memorization and painful rhyming and rhythm analysis. Teaching writing is hard enough, […] READ MORE

A Guide to the Best Homeschooling Curriculum for New Homeschoolers

Homeschooling is such an exciting adventure, and you’re just taking your first steps. You’ve decided to homeschool your student so their potential can soar beyond traditional schooling. It’s an exciting time for your family because you’ll experience more quality time (Watch a Netflix documentary on whales? Check!), the ability for your student to go at […] READ MORE