Texas Homeschooling

“Every child is entitled to a public education, but the public schools are not entitled to every child.” Texas Governor Rick Perry, April 2009, on homeschooling in Texas. If there’s one thing we can say about Texas, it’s that Texans love their freedom and are passionate about their families! As a current or potential homeschooler, […] READ MORE

Top Homeschooling Trends to Follow in 2019

From iPads to iPhones, from Facebook to eBooks, from S.T.E.M. to S.T.E.A.M, the digital age is transforming the way we Access, Filter, Take in, Embrace, and Report information (or, “AFTER”). The AFTER-effect of this has led to rapid changes and advancements in the way teachers, students, and learning spaces interact. Homeschool families need to live […] READ MORE

How to Prepare for Homeschool Convention Season!

Another year is here, and with that comes a homeschooler’s dream: homeschool convention season! Well, that might not quite be your dream, but for many parents, it’s a place where they go to learn about trends and changes in education. Things like how to best teach their kids, get info on new tools available to […] READ MORE

Crossing Over Into Homeschooling: The SIMPLE Truth

Let’s face it — parenting is hard. Not only are you trying to keep other human beings alive, you also want them to grow to their fullest potential and become great individuals within our society, making wise choices and living a happy life. That comes with a lot of pressure. Many times, as a mom, […] READ MORE

Fall Homeschool Freebies

The school year is in full swing, and while we enjoy the curriculum we’ve chosen for the year, sometimes you just need a change of pace. But who wants to spend endless time searching or having to open your wallet to find it? Enter fall homeschool freebies! These homeschool freebies can be just the thing […] READ MORE

Back-to-school Tips for Homeschooling High School

It’s September, and the school year has just begun! There seems to be so much to do to stay ahead of the game — so many courses and requirements, it may seem like you can’t finish anything. Maybe you’re starting a new homeschool program or taking college courses. The start of the school year holds […] READ MORE

Homeschooling Teen Needs

What You Need to Know About Homeschool Recordkeeping

If you went to a public or private school, you probably remember your dreaded report card. It was either a trophy or a terror, but it provided a means to show your progress and accomplishments. Although the specifics vary, all states require documentation from homeschool families; they do, after all, set the legal standards for […] READ MORE

How to Start Homeschooling Last Minute

“Must you wait until the last minute?” I can’t remember if it was my mom, my teachers, or my boss who often said that to me. Wait a minute — it was all three! If there is one thing we are not good at putting off, it’s procrastination! We don’t want to encourage you to […] READ MORE

Crossing Over Into Homeschooling High School

As a high school student, crossing over into homeschooling can be nerve racking and unfamiliar. I’ve been there and I understand what you’re going through. Following my sophomore year of high school, I switched from attending my Christian High School to attending only dual enrollment college courses. I wasn’t sure how difficult the classes were […] READ MORE

August Homeschool Freebies

While the end of August typically denotes the end of summer, it also means the beginning of the school year. This is always an exciting time because it means a fresh start, new school books, and school supplies! But, this season often comes with a hefty price tag and the sadness that inevitably follows with […] READ MORE