Homeschool Planning

AUGUST 31, 2021

I Quit Teaching to Homeschool

Guest post by Erin Woiteshek I quit. That's right.  I quit.  I quit my job.  To homeschool.  The kicker......I quit my job teaching.  Educating other people’s children so that I…

AUGUST 13, 2021

New Homeschooler? What I Wish I Knew Before…

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…

AUGUST 6, 2021

Prepare for Homeschool with Gameschooling

Whether you are new to homeschooling or ready to jump back in, keeping your students engaged and excited to learn is critical. Motivation is key! While developing lesson plans and crafting assignments,…

JULY 23, 2021

Back to School for Homeschoolers

This post is sponsored by Study.com. The first day back to homeschooling after summer vacation is a big deal. It's important to set the tone and expectations for a new school year, and that…

JULY 16, 2021

Using Evernote to Homeschool Children with ADHD

Guest post by Dianne Willis The COVID-19 pandemic sparked a new interest in alternative schooling arrangements, such as "pandemic pods" and virtual schools. Notably, a United States Census…

JULY 15, 2021

Back to Homeschool DIY Lap Desk

When it comes to homeschooling, everyone does it differently. Some have a dedicated school room with tables or desks, and that is where everything gets done. Some do schoolwork at the dinner…

JULY 8, 2021

Tools for Lesson Planning

Is lesson planning taking over your life? For many homeschoolers, lesson planning becomes that dreaded task we never look forward to doing. Sure, it makes teaching lessons easier but at what…

JUNE 8, 2021

3 Tips to Get The Kids Moving This Summer

Guest post by Jennifer Edmundson, Co-founder, Kenson Kids Every parent knows it can be a challenge to get and keep kids active. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that…

JUNE 7, 2021

Benefits of Year-Round Homeschooling

Guest post by Amanda Sims. When we began homeschooling our oldest at the age of five, year-round schooling was not the plan. I grew up in the public school system and assumed we would school…

MAY 21, 2021

How to Create the Optimal Homeschool Environment for Long-Term Learning

A year ago, everyone was hopping on the homeschooling bandwagon. Quarantines and school cancelations sent millions of students into the homeschool world practically overnight. Now that schools…