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SEPTEMBER 30, 2020

Will This Be the Year of Too Much Togetherness?

Will This Be the Year of Too Much Togetherness? How to Redefine our Homeschools for a New Normal. This time last year as we all made plans for a new year of homeschooling, we could not have…

SEPTEMBER 1, 2020

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: World-School Style

Sponsored by The Culture Trotters. Last we shared with you we were in Akumal, Mexico riding out the shutdown with the cutest little troop of spider monkeys. Since then, a lot has changed.  Mexico…

AUGUST 18, 2020

Teaching Your Child Thinking Skills

An American anthropologist Margaret Mead states that parents should first and foremost teach their kids HOW to think, rather than instructing them on WHAT they should think. It is of utmost importance…

AUGUST 9, 2020

Help! Can Someone Else Homeschool My Child?

Making the decision to homeschool is a big commitment. It takes time, money, and sacrifice.  What if due to circumstances you must homeschool but are not able to homeschool your children yourself?…

JULY 29, 2020

Desire Led Lesson Planning for Worldschoolers

When school starts back in the fall this year, I will have a 10th grader, or at least that would be his grade if he were in a public high school. Since he’s an out-of-the-box learner and we're…

JUNE 15, 2020

How is Your Child’s Mental Health?

Sometimes we take for granted that our little ones are oblivious of what is going on in the world. We think they are happy in their own little world. But I just want to ask you, how is your child's…

JUNE 4, 2020

Promoting Health Awareness in Our Homeschooling Life

As of 2012, about 3.4% of children in America were homeschooled. As a parent, you know just how challenging and rewarding homeschooling your child can be. Most of the challenges come from making…

MAY 11, 2020

Homeschool Art Projects for Teens and Tweens

It seems like just yesterday I was the young mama in line at the grocery store buying crayons, coloring books, paint sets, and construction paper week after week, but now that my boys are older,…

MARCH 25, 2020

Gameschooling Benefits for the New Homeschooler

Growing up homeschooled, my mother made certain that real-world learning experiences were at the foundation of our core curriculum. While part of the day was spent solving algebraic expressions,…

MARCH 24, 2020

What Does Quarantine Mean for Travel-Schooling Families?

A Few Tips from a Travel-Schooling Mom Going Through It with You Right now, there are hundreds of traveling families scrambling to make a plan for where to live and how to do school and family…