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

Top 10 Activities for Homeschooling in Missouri

The summer heat may have you down, but hopefully not out! There’s a ton to do and learn all summer long in Missouri, and summer break is a great time to experience the sites and riches of your home state. The summer and fall months are a great time to take advantage of the many diverse […] READ MORE

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Homeschooling With Netflix

When I was a kid, watching a new movie required convincing my parents to take me and my sisters to a video store, agreeing on ONE move to watch together, and popping it into our DVD player at home. Nowadays, streaming websites, like Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu, make watching movies and TV shows much more […] READ MORE

July Homeschool Freebies Everyone Should Use!

Whether you’re planning for the upcoming homeschooling year, or just trying to do some fun summer homeschooling to try to prevent summer slide, there are tons of free printable worksheets online and plenty of places to find homeschooling supplies. Here are just a few of the July homeschool freebies that you and your family can […] READ MORE

Five Ways to Avoid Summer Learning Loss

There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again. — Elizabeth Lawrence The long and golden days of summer are forever etched into our adult memories as a glorious period of freedom and joy. I clearly recall roaming in […] READ MORE

5 High School Homeschool Field Trips for the Summer

Homeschooling gives teenagers freedoms not otherwise found in a traditional school system — but sometimes the walls feel like they are closing in. That feeling makes you feel a bit bonkers, right? Remember, folks, the number one reason that homeschooling rocks is FLEXIBILITY! Sometimes, getting out of the house for a day on a homeschool […] READ MORE

High School Homeschool 101: Financing College

Homeschooling families are resourceful. We bond well, work efficiently together, and cheer each other on. Most families who choose to homeschool their kids have a college education in mind. When you make the calculations and discover the actual costs involved, sticker shock is a common way to feel. However, finding a way through the tricky […] 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