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DECEMBER 29, 2020

Homeschooling Goals for a Mid-Year Transition

  The semester is wrapping up and things are ending! The seasons are changing and so are you—and your children. Winter is a fantastic season full of opportunities for fun, wonder, learning,…

DECEMBER 18, 2020

Finding Teachable Moments During the Holiday

Sponsored by Time4Learning. After homeschooling for many years, I found a way to incorporate a different way of learning during the holiday festivities. This not only keeps my kids focused…

DECEMBER 17, 2020

10 Mom-Approved Gift Ideas for Kids That’ll Arrive in Time!

Feeling stretched this holiday season? Behind on Christmas shopping and activities? We could all use a helping hand this year. This list is for you if you still need gift ideas in time for Christmas! If…

DECEMBER 15, 2020

Give the Gift of Holiday Writing Fun!

Sponsored by Time4Writing. Winter break is here! Can you keep writing skills sharp while still having fun? Of course! Writing can even become something your children look forward to when you…

DECEMBER 12, 2020

3 Key Differences Between Homeschooling and an Online School

Sponsored by Alpha Omega Publications. To a new homeschooler, the terms homeschooling and online schooling can seem nearly identical, especially if you’re using or considering using an online…

DECEMBER 11, 2020

4 Ways Game Based Learning Supports Homeschooling

Sponsored by Sumdog. Are video games a valuable learning tool? Research says yes.   Game-based learning, which refers to the borrowing of gaming principles and applying them to real-life…

NOVEMBER 23, 2020

Thanksgiving Activities and Unit Studies

Sponsored by Time4Learning. Thanksgiving unit studies and activities combine history, art, culture, food, science, math, reading and more. From baking goods, drawing pictures, crafting, comparing…

NOVEMBER 23, 2020

Thanksgiving Activities and Unit Studies

Sponsored by Time4Learning. Thanksgiving unit studies and activities combine history, art, culture, food, science, math, reading and more. From baking goods, drawing pictures, crafting, comparing…

NOVEMBER 20, 2020

Thanksgiving’s Traditional History

Can enemies set aside differences for the benefit of all? In some cases, yes, and that’s what took place at the first Thanksgiving (although they weren’t all “enemies” exactly). That…

NOVEMBER 19, 2020

Preparing Teens for Independence  

We love our children. Yet, the goal for our teens is to become self-sustaining adults, who move out  of our house, and exude confidence and success without us. Right? With the academic curriculum …