Homeschool Planning

JANUARY 14, 2020

Budget-Friendly Tips to Encourage Less Screen Time

Guest post contributed by Kristin Louis   When you were younger you didn’t have all these handheld devices glued to your hands and eyes. Instead, you played outside with chalk, rode your…

JANUARY 10, 2020

Just Beginning Your Homeschool Journey? 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started

They say hindsight is 20/20 and that phrase rings true more times in my life than I’d care to admit.  That’s how life is, though. It’s a learning process. While we can begin any ambition…

JANUARY 6, 2020

Get Ready for the New Year with a Meal Plan! Practical Tips for Making a Plan that Works!

Truthfully, meal plans are my saving grace.  They save my sanity, my budget, my evenings, and as a result, reduce my stress!  I wouldn’t know what to cook for dinner without a meal plan,…

DECEMBER 31, 2019

5 Tips that Will Help You Work from Home and Be STRESS-FREE this year!

It’s common to think that a family must have the freedom of living on a single income to homeschool.  However, if you work from home, or your family could benefit greatly from a second income,…

DECEMBER 15, 2019

Holiday Homeschooling: Schedule Survival Tips!

The holidays can get stressful and overwhelming.  As homeschoolers, thankfully, we can schedule around the holiday fun!  Your homeschool schedule certainly doesn’t have to add to the stress;…

NOVEMBER 3, 2019

How to Homeschool with the Traditional Method

The traditional method of homeschooling is home education that follows the traditional school model. This philosophy of education uses structured plans and textbooks. It's especially useful if…

AUGUST 28, 2019

Ignite Student Passions Through Career Exploration

Sponsored by Laurel Springs School. Inspiring students to explore the pathway to their future beyond the classroom increases opportunities for college readiness, as well as gives them a competitive…

AUGUST 26, 2019

Top 10 Preschool Curriculum Options

Do you have an eager little learner on your hands?  If you have young children and you’ve decided to homeschool them, you may be wondering if you should use a curriculum.  Further, which…

AUGUST 22, 2019

First Day Back-to-Homeschool Ideas

I must confess: I have mixed feelings on most first days. I am super psyched but also incredibly nervous. I make sure my kids are prepared for the upcoming year by keeping them learning throughout…

AUGUST 21, 2019

Best Tips for Homeschooling with the Eclectic Method

Eclectic method of homeschooling is a mixture of various approaches. This philosophy utilizes a combination of approaches to find what works. A little of this and a little of that. Eclectic…