Elementary School

Science... For most people, it's a love/hate relationship! Yet, I think we all agree that making science learning as hands-on as possible - makes it more enjoyable! We've put together some…


  We've all been there as parents... slightly exasperated at our child's loss of all manners. Don't sweat it - - and don't be embarrassed!  They could just be shy and feel too awkward…


Etiquette is one of those things you think your children understand until, of course, you are around a group of relatives and you’re hoping they remember how to behave.  Only at that point,…


Special thanks to our guest contributor. Deschooling is the process of adjusting to the non-school environment of everyday life after leaving the education system. This adjustment period happens…


Thanksgiving is almost here, friends!  Can you believe it? This year has flown by.  I feel like I blinked and the world jumped from enjoying beach days to bundling up against the chilly weather. …


With the holidays upon us, many of us feel more stressed than usual.  There are numerous holiday events, relatives to see, places to visit, and lots of gift shopping and preparation to get done. …


One of the benefits of homeschooling is our freedom to change curriculum and programs as needed.  If something isn’t working for our family, we can just try something else. Sometimes, certain…


While not every subject in school will fascinate your child, we all want our children to delight in learning.  Sometimes, though, it can be hard to find enjoyment in subjects that just don’t…


Homeschooling Gives Hope for Those with Unique Abilities I've had the privilege to speak with many mothers of special needs children over the past few months. The stories that I've heard are…


Homeschooling is an exciting journey, a lifestyle change, and a different road entirely for any family.  The decision to take your child’s education into your own hands is intimidating, enlightening,…