Celebrating Independence Day

Without a doubt, my favorite summer holiday is Independence Day. With several of my family members serving in the Armed Forces, July 4th is near and dear to my heart. And it’s important that my July 4th celebrations reflect that. There are so many options to celebrate Independence Day, and most towns have their own […] READ MORE

Math Homeschool Curriculum Review – Life of Fred

Humor in math? That doesn’t compute! In Life of Fred, there’s no shortage of fun ways to learn math concepts. Follow Fred Gauss through his adventures, from addition to algebra hilarious hijinks ensue. How does Life of Fred stand apart from the rest of math homeschool curriculum? It’s non-traditional approach to math draws in students […] READ MORE

Homeschool Trends: Nature Journals for Homeschool Science, Part II

In our last post, Homeschool Trends: Nature Journals for Homeschool Science, we gave you four great reasons to start nature journaling as part of your homeschool science, or summer science, routine. From appreciating nature to understanding the importance of conservation, there are so many reasons to start nature journaling. But as the weather gets colder […] READ MORE

Meet Eleisha Miller: Bridgeway Academy’s Class of 2018 Valedictorian

Homeschooling gives the opportunity for students to excel, nurture creativity, and create their own independent lives. Our Class of 2018 valedictorian Eleisha Miller knows how homeschooling has changed her life and how it helped her transition into young adulthood. She pursued her love of acting and singing with no strings attached to a brick-and-mortar school, […] 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

Nature Journals for Homeschool Science: Part I

The wind rushes through the trees. Each night, we venture out to hear the crickets chirping at dusk and watch the fireflies dance in the moonlight. Summer is upon us, and with it comes a sensory playground! What better way to understand nature and enjoy summer than by capturing the many new sights and sounds? […] READ MORE

Introducing Your Perfect Homeschool Resource: Elephango.com

Life is busy. Homeschool life is even busier.  No homeschool parent enjoys spending hours planning lessons each week or searching for just the right homeschool resource to reinforce a concept or make learning more fun. Every little minute counts because we want to be making memories and live intentionally with our kids. We want to […] 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

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