My family likes to remind me about how, as a homeschooled child, I used to sit on the porch and wait for my textbooks to be delivered. I would get so excited about opening each box, unpacking all the materials, and flipping through the books to see what I was going to learn about during […]
You know that organization is the key to a smooth homeschool day. We share tips on planning your time and lessons as well as advice from other homeschool parents. There are also highlights from our Distance Learning daily video-lesson program, which is designed to simplify your homeschool.
Moms do a lot of thinking about their children’s futures. As you consider your own child, you want to ensure that his education will set him on a good path for his future. In order to do that, you’ll need to place greater emphasis on the assignments that are most compatible with those goals. You’ll […]
All right, admit it. Not all summer vacations are created equal. Perhaps you remember figuring this out as a child when the neighbor kid returned from a mega theme park. After telling lots of cool stories, he asked where you were going on vacation that year. And somehow the idea of a weekend camping trip lost […]
When you’re homeschooling, you get a wonderful opportunity to help your child through the most difficult stages of growing up. For Dynel Fuller, the transition from sixth grade to seventh grade has been her biggest challenge in homeschooling her ten children. This shift is full of good changes but can make homeschooling more difficult for you partially because […]
Nineteen. As I write this, there are only nineteen more days left in our homeschool year. Only nineteen more days until our first year of homeschooling is nothing but a memory. So what have I learned so far on this journey? Here’s my list of the good and the needs-to-be-better lessons from this year. The […]
As thunder roars and lightning flashes, seven children huddle around Maria. In a strange new place, she must comfort these frightened kids, ranging in age from preschooler to teenager. She rises to the occasion with one of The Sound of Music‘s best-known songs, “My Favorite Things.” Maybe you or someone you know is having a […]
I will never forget the day that I became a mom. I will always remember holding my tiny (5 lb., 2 oz.) daughter for the first time, seeing her slate-blue eyes gazing up at me, and watching her tiny mouth open wide for a big yawn. And I will never forget that first night. She screamed […]