Posts by Jamie Gaddy

It’s obvious that girls today need positive role models. There are many strong women in the spotlight – especially in Hollywood. However, those aren’t necessarily the women we want…


Let's face it: many kids just plain LOVE bugs! Whether they're lightning bugs, furry caterpillars, banana slugs, or potato bugs, they love them! As homeschoolers, we're always looking to capitalize…


Homeschooling When You Hadn’t Planned on It As concerns about the coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to rise along with a mounting number of confirmed cases in the U.S., many parents are seeking…


One of the best secrets about homeschooling high school is that of dual enrollment credits. It really is an amazing way to get ahead of the game, which explains why the concept has taken off…


In our homeschool, we've tried a lot of different things to enrich our learning experiences. Over the years,  one of our all-time favorites is the KiwiCo subscription box.  If you're needing…


What is socialization, anyway? Societies have an interest in making sure the younger generation has the social skills and expectations needed to fit in with and be productive members of the…


Emergency Homeschooling But Scared to Death? It seems like overnight everything has turned upside down! For those of you that are here because you've suddenly become a homeschooling parent,…


"Feels like life these days has been written by a five-year-old!" I saw that on FB this week...I can relate, can't you?What a crazy roller coaster this past week has been! But what…


Deschooling?  Unschooling?  If you are considering homeschooling or are new to homeschooling, you are probably finding that there are some new—and maybe even confusing—terms.  No worries!…


 You may have recently decided that your child would benefit from homeschooling. Many parents make this choice for starting homeschool mid year, often during the winter break. It’s certainly…