#CREATIVE WRITING

Guest Post by Gabriel Morse “Ugh, why do I have to write about these people?”  “Who cares about book reports, anyways?” I have to admit I used to employ these stalling tactics…


APRIL 21, 2022

Writing War or Peace?

Guest Post by Gabriel Morse Teaching our children how to write well can often seem more like a war than a homeschool classroom. The declaration of war from our children may arrive in the open…


Now that a couple of months have passed, and you’ve gotten back into the rhythm of the new year, you might be noticing that your student isn’t always looking forward to his or her writing…


As far back as I can remember, I've always been a sucker for pretty journals, notebooks, pens...any kind of writing supplies. Even as a kid, I loved collecting sparkly, pretty places to write…


  Roadschooling is becoming more popular due to its flexibility and adventurous approach to both living and learning. Roadschoolers and other traveling homeschoolers use the world as…


  Once upon a time, homeschool parents overlooked a teaching strategy for writing… It’s easy to be so hyper-focused on preparing your children for academic writing that you forget…


  Welcome to the new year! It’s January and a traditional time for a fresh start. Maybe you’re thinking of changing from a curriculum that isn’t working out to one that better…


  What’s so great about November? It’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)! Back in 1999, a challenge was issued for creative writers to write 50,000 words of a new novel during…


Contributed by Elizabeth Dardes Creating a home environment that embraces, celebrates, and encourages writing and creativity is the spark all parents want to ignite for their children. Keeping…


One way to get your kids to write, and actually enjoy it, is through journaling, just writing for a short amount of time every day. If done well, kids may not even realize that you’re trying…