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The preschool years are an exciting but intense time for us as parents, and for our children. Schooling choices, potty training, and socialization. In the beginning, we fought our way through…


While in Cancun for our 100% fun and 100% educational vacation we called Riu Palace Peninsula our home base.  RIU Palace Peninsula is an all-inclusive resort in Cancun; our family of four…


The Value of Homeschool Enrichment Activities A guest post by Kathleen Sabo (UpliftingEducation.net – A Balanced Approach to Education) The Purpose of Homeschool Enrichment What is the…


  {{This article is part of our Asheville With Kids series.}} DuPont State Forest/ Pisgah National Forest An easy 45-minute drive south of Asheville into the Brevard, NC…


What do colleges expect from homeschoolers? Let's find out. Ivy League Schools Ivy league schools differ in the way they handle applications from homeschoolers. Harvard, for example, doesn’t…


[caption id="attachment_4772" align="alignright" width="281"] Identifying leaves on a nature scavenger hunt for the Georgia Junior Ranger program.[/caption] The Junior Ranger Program.  Really,…


International travel provides opportunities for incredible learning experiences.  Through travel we learn about other cultures, lifestyles, languages, unique and beautiful geography, history,…


Start homeschooling - when your "little" is ready! But, if they show signs of readiness you can start at any age.  Since little ones are like wonderful, little sponges, wanting to soak up everything,…


Catching a fish in the nearby lake….walking the forest to find the waterfall….roasting a marshmallow and telling ghost stories over a roaring fire….these moments bear camping memories…


“The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage which it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric,…