#HOMESCHOOLING

Sometime between a frustrating lesson on improper fractions and an oft-interrupted chapter of Where the Red Fern Grows with my three older students, I noticed that it was quiet.  Too quiet. …


  {{This article is part of our Asheville With Kids series.}} DuPont State Forest/ Pisgah National Forest An easy 45-minute drive south of Asheville into the Brevard, NC…


Start homeschooling - when your "little" is ready! But, if they show signs of readiness you can start at any age.  Since little ones are like wonderful, little sponges, wanting to soak up everything,…


For almost eight months (when we began homeschooling), I have been trying to establish a homeschool routine for my 10-year old son that works to get the most work done, with the least amount…


Kids need to be taught practical life skills—skills that will teach them how to survive in society—how to thrive in society. Teaching these to your children can certainly be part of your…


Literature is great—and so are movies. Combine them and you have a double whammy as far as educational/homeschooling resources go.  There are several Internet sites that deal exclusively…


One awesome family losing sight of the shore...and searching for the next laundromat! Guest Blogger Mary Carlton The location of a homeschool is home, plain and simple.  You live, eat,…


  Today, the stigma of the GED is all but disappeared. Many homeschool teens turn to the GED as a viable way to verify their home education. However, the GED itself has begun to give students…


Why are goals important? A while back, I did an interview with Wally "Famous Amos".  He not only makes great cookies, he is a world-renowned author, winner of several awards for promoting literacy…