Posts by Tasha Swearingen

Are you going to start homeschooling in the middle of the year? It’s not as hard or scary as you might have once thought! In fact, there are actually a few homeschool programs that are VERY…


When teaching younger students to read, one of the best things you can do for them is read aloud to them and with them. A recent study (2015) showed that reading aloud is far superior in building…


Once Christmas passes, it seems we’re all gearing up to ring in a brand new year! For some, the week following Christmas is a time to put away Christmas decor and get a jump start on those…


In this spirit of Christmas giving and receiving, you’ve probably had your fair share of handmade gifts by now. Perhaps you’ve painted a wooden frame or you might have even created ornaments…


Each holiday season, parents find themselves absorbed in holiday prep which usually includes things such as getting out the holiday cards, family pictures, preparing for the holiday meal, etc.…


The holidays are fast approaching and, naturally, you may be feeling the pressure to get it all done in time before the end of the year. While this is traditionally supposed to be a time for…


In today’s age, most students of all ages have access to the internet in one way or another. Between cell phones, tablets, computers, and game systems, students are interacting with others…


Just who was Abraham Lincoln, anyway? You probably already knew he was the 16th president but did you know he was also a statesman and lawyer? As president, he also led the country through the…


It’s important that we always remember to pay homage to our heroes, especially our military heroes. They’ve voluntarily decided to put their lives at risk to protect our country! What…


“Are we there yet??” That’s something most parents “get” to hear from youthful passengers when on the road to a faraway holiday destination. Most of us have heard of road trip games…