Parenting

FEBRUARY 3, 2023

8 Quick Lunch Ideas for Busy Moms

I'm sure you're familiar with the popular notion that homeschool moms are equivalent to super moms. We're expected to wake up with the sun, always be smiling, singing, and laughing, never lose…

JANUARY 18, 2023

5 Ways to Encourage Independent Learning

This post is by Kerry, a homeschooling mother of two, and is from our contributing sponsor, Time4Learning. Homeschooling during the elementary years involves a lot of hovering, doesn’t it?…

JANUARY 17, 2023

10 Healthy Foods That Boost Brain Development

January is here, and if you're anything like me, you're more than ready to get all of the junk food out of the house that accumulated over the holiday season. There's something about turning…

JANUARY 5, 2023

Keeping the Most Important Thing, the Most Important Thing

I still remember the day many years ago when I was kept late after school for turning in an incredibly terrible book report. It wasn’t that the book was bad or that I didn’t know how to write.…

DECEMBER 13, 2022

Healthy Meal Planning For Busy Homeschool Moms

The sentiment from homeschool mom, Sarah L., is one to which many of us can relate. She said, "My challenge is incorporating healthy meal prep into my already hectic day at home with the kids. …

DECEMBER 6, 2022

The Elusive Pimpernel: The Working Dad’s Role in Homeschooling

My favorite movie of all time is The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy. It explodes with danger, intrigue, and suspense all swirling with sword fights, heroes, and spies; not to mention witty…

NOVEMBER 8, 2022

30 Encouraging Homeschool Quotes

Every homeschool parent can attest that there are times of doubt, fear, and uncertainty. We chose to homeschool so that we can do what’s best for our children...and some days, we wonder if…

NOVEMBER 2, 2022

Calling the Websters: Reclaiming the Dictionary

Guest post by Gabriel Morse. I am realizing the sad truth that when I speak to children and young people these days, we are not speaking the same language at all. The words sound the same,…

OCTOBER 17, 2022

Homeschool Insurance for Parents Made Simple

Understand why homeschool groups need homeschool insurance coverage, what kind of coverage to get, and where to get it. Most homeschool group leaders do not realize they need insurance coverage…

OCTOBER 3, 2022

To Be or Not to Be: Learning From Failure Part 3

Read Part 1 and Part 2 here. Choosing to homeschool is only for the brave, and I commend you for stepping into the battle on your child’s behalf despite what family, friends, or the culture…