Parenting

JANUARY 12, 2021

Beyond Academics: Teaching Your Kids Essential Life Skills

Basic high school education is important. Classes like math and English, science, and nutrition all help to create well-rounded students. They can also pave the way for successful higher education…

JANUARY 11, 2021

On the Fence? Watch this Video Intro on Homeschooling

Class Dismissed is a Documentary on Homeschooling. All across America, parents are becoming increasingly uncertain with the state of public education. The current situation with our educational…

JANUARY 5, 2021

Dealing with Homeschool Behavior Issues

We've asked homeschool moms about the challenges they are facing. This series addresses their questions with solutions from experienced homeschool moms that have been there and found a way out!    It’s…

DECEMBER 22, 2020

Smart Ways to Prep for More Indoor Time

  Staying indoors has been a common phrase this year, a.k.a. quarantine. We all have had our fair share of time at home, so much so, that we are craving the outdoors. The good thing is…

DECEMBER 19, 2020

World Schooling: Learning the True Spirit of Giving Through Volunteering

Guest post by Crystal Esteves from the Culture Trotters. A year ago, I was preparing for Christmas just as millions of Americans are right now. I was all caught up in my first world problems,…

DECEMBER 8, 2020

Learning to Persevere in the Face of Special Needs Challenges

It's Wednesday morning and my child is in tears... and so am I.   My child is six years old and I am trying to get him to recite the alphabet with no luck.  I try verbally and in writing and…

DECEMBER 2, 2020

How Do I Find Time to Make Healthy Meals and Homeschool?

  Homeschool mom, Sarah L. asks,   My challenge is incorporating healthy meal prep into my already hectic day at home with the kids.  It seems like the day just flies by and the kids…

NOVEMBER 25, 2020

Crush Weekend Boredom with 8 Fun Kid Activities

  In this age of digitization, social media, and full schedules, boredom is something that you'd think we wouldn't experience. Yet, children are always wanting a challenge and even more…

NOVEMBER 24, 2020

World Schooling: Helping Kids Thrive in a Time of Chaos

Hi, I'm Crystal, mom in a world schooling family of four! Like everyone else, we started this year out with a lot of plans. I will pause till you are done laughing... I think it’s…

NOVEMBER 18, 2020

8 Tips for Teaching Gratitude in an Entitled World

To raise a grateful child, parents must move beyond merely teaching the importance of please and thank you. Children need to learn ideas in concrete terms. Helping your child see what being grateful…