September’s Best Homeschool Advice of the Month

Refresh your homeschool room and routine with these back to school articles and tips from great homeschooling and education websites. Tips for Success –– If you’re new to homeschooling and want to lay the best foundation possible, read this article series on the 7 Key’s to Homeschool Success, Part 1 and Part 2, by our […] READ MORE

Cyber Charter Schools vs. Homeschool

Public cyber-charter schools sound like an inexpensive alternative to homeschooling, but when parents make the shift — complete with standardized testing, mandated hours, and government regulation — they quickly miss the freedom and flexibility that makes homeschoolers so successful. Learn the facts before choosing your online homeschooling provider. READ MORE


What I Wish I Would Have Known My First Year of Homeschooling

I was lucky when I started homeschooling. I had a few friends and some local families who had either been considering it or were actively homeschooling. So when I started with my youngest, I was more than prepared. Quickly, however, my ambition and excitement to homeschool my daughter began to outpace my family’s ability to […] READ MORE


Want-Need-Must: Get More Done Without Nagging

Back to school is an exciting yet busy time of year. We start off with such high expectations and hopes of what we can and will accomplish. But if your house is like mine, soon after school starts I find my neatly organized piles of books disheveled, calendars and schedules hijacked by struggles or unexpected […] READ MORE


Jessica’s 7 Keys To Homeschool Success — Part 2

In part two of Jessica’s 7 Keys To Homeschool Success, we focus on listening and adapting to your child through the day to keep them engaged and eager to learn. And in case you missed it, don’t forget to check out part 1!   4. Call for recess It is all too easy to want […] READ MORE


5 Tips For Successful Online Homeschooling

If you’re choosing to supplement your homeschooling routine with online learning or researching a fully online program for your child, you know that there are thousands of options to choose from. Online learning continues to grow with more interesting, varied, and simply more fun technologies than ever. Gone are the days of rote memorization, multiplication […] READ MORE


Tip Tuesday: August wrap up

Every day, we try and share pointers with parents to make the experience of homeschooling easier, more enjoyable and as rewarding as possible. Often, we are able to share those ideas on our Facebook, and this month, we wanted to make it official. This is our inaugural Tip Tuesday blog wrap-up post! We post these […] READ MORE


Jessica’s 7 Keys To Homeschool Success — Part 1

There are many aspects of homeschooling that might seem daunting to parents at first. Scheduling, the curriculum, the daily lunches and snacks, planning for field trips and vacations, or dealing with a stressed student (or spouse!) — it’s a lot to take on! Lots of new-to-homeschooling parents often ask us if there is a how-to […] READ MORE