Posts by Tasha Swearingen

Let’s face it: there are definitely times we want to throw in the towel on homeschooling and totally call it quits. These are usually the times when we’re stressed out or fall behind because…


Research papers, classic literature, critiques, essay writing, grammar, and college prep vocabulary are all part of a high school language arts course of study.  At its core, it’s very…


Toddlers are so much FUN at this age! They’re truly absorbent little sponges that soak up everything around them whether we realize it or not. They’re always discovering how the world works…


Are you feeling blown away while trying to keep up with teaching multiple grade levels at once? Most school teachers only teach one grade level and they still find themselves overwhelmed (which…


School’s out - now what? Homeschool field trips, of course! Remember those places you talked about wanting to visit during the school year but somehow never had the time to actually see? Summer…


Although the school year has come to an end, that doesn’t mean learning should! Preventing the summer slide is a very real concern for homeschooling families. Statistics show that students…


Looking for a patriotic high school STEM or STEAM experiment for May? This month in our STEM science projects series, we’ve decided to focus on and learn more about electricity as a conductor…


For a high school student, the junior year is more than just a precursor to graduation. It’s the perfect time to plan for an amazing senior year! The senior year is bittersweet: the grand…


Is it June yet? Seriously - one more month of this homeschooling stuff and you’ll probably be ready to turn your parent card in - right? With your sanity on the brink, you can rest assured…


Taking a field trip is the icing on the educational cake! Field trips give you and your students a chance to have a hands-on experience with whatever you’re studying. But then again, they could…