If I’ve learned one thing after homeschooling for five years it’s this: no two homeschool years are exactly alike. Every year homeschool families face different challenges to finding their weekly rhythm. Juggling multiple subjects, various grade levels and everything else that comes with family life is never easy. I’m always looking for ways to streamline […]
Easy In Home Art InstructionThis post may contain affiliate or advertiser links. Read my full disclosure policy .
As a homeschool mom I am diligent to be sure my son’s education includes all the basics–math, science, social studies, reading, writing, etc. You know the list. You make your lessons plans each week being sure to cover all the important subjects. But one area that we kept overlooking was art education. I seemed to easily incorporate […]
Inspiring Audio Drama for BoysThis post may contain affiliate or advertiser links. Read my full disclosure policy .
Inspiration. It’s a key ingredient in every good story, but so much of the entertainment for young boys today lack it. Where are the tales of young men who face fear head on and overcome impossible odds? Where are the legends of the good guys standing their ground against enemies ten times their size? Where […]
Smithsonian Card Sets Perfect for Fact JunkiesThis post may contain affiliate or advertiser links. Read my full disclosure policy .
Did you know that a prairie dog will sometimes somersault down its burrow to flee an enemy? Did you know that before World War II “paper” money was made of silk? Or that a handful of soil has more tiny organisms in it than there are people on Earth? No? Well my son would love to fill […]
A Homeschool Writing Curriculum That Truly Inspires Young WritersThis post may contain affiliate or advertiser links. Read my full disclosure policy .
Every good parent wants to find good role models for their kids to follow. There are plenty of folks you want your kids to avoid and Lord knows we know we can’t be everything our child needs. So we try to find people whose values align with ours and whose skills can inspire our children […]
A Faith-Based Science Curriculum for Homeschool FamiliesThis post may contain affiliate or advertiser links. Read my full disclosure policy .
Every family decides to homeschool for different reasons. My husband and I were most concerned with raising our kids with a solid Christian worldview. I taught in the public school system and followed the trends developing around the country. I knew that my children would be subjected to teaching that didn’t align with my worldview […]
My Favorite Chore PlannerThis post may contain affiliate or advertiser links. Read my full disclosure policy .
Have you ever started a project that lead to another project, which lead to another project? I have! In the end, it would seem like I just made a bigger mess and nothing got done. This would often leave me feeling overwhelmed, frustrated, and like a terrible homemaker. To top it off, making a list […]
Interactive Books Give Your Kids X-Ray VisionThis post may contain affiliate or advertiser links. Read my full disclosure policy .
What makes for a great children’s book? It has to be fun. Kids aren’t going to read something if it isn’t fun. It’s got to be engaging. A good book will keep a child’s attention for a long time. But really good books take it a step further. Some of the best children’s books are […]
Integrated Curriculum for Your KindergartnerThis post may contain affiliate or advertiser links. Read my full disclosure policy .
The transition from preschool to elementary education can be challenging. Your focus must shift from helping your child develop fine motor skills and recognizing letters and numbers to introducing them to core subjects like math, science and reading. If you’re not careful you’ll lose sight of other important subjects such as art, bible, music and […]
AtmosFlare 3D PenThis post may contain affiliate or advertiser links. Read my full disclosure policy .
My 8-year-old son loves to create things. He is an artist through and through. He could draw for hours on end, build LEGO creations until his finger tips are numb and make up songs and stories until the sun comes up. It’s all I can do to keep up. Nevertheless, my husband and I are […]