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Top Back to Homeschool Resource Awards

During the last two weeks, readers have voted for their Top Back to Homeschool Resources. These include products, curriculum, and websites. Please take a moment to review the winning companies—as they've been named the best of the best!

Homeschooling and College Admissions

Homeschooling and College Admissions – a survey for homeschoolers AND for colleges! Genius!! My husband and I made the decision to homeschool our two sons in the middle of their 1st and 4th-grade years. It was the end of January, the testing season was about to begin again, and we decided enough was enough – […]

Integrating Math Into Other Subjects

  Math is the least liked subject for many homeschool parents and children. It can be scary, boring and frustrating. But math doesn’t have to be any of these things. Research has shown that children learn best and better understand what they are learning about when they can make connections with previous learning or with […]

Top 5 Homeschool Record Keeping Tools

Just like tax records, documents for homeschooling are a necessary evil. Some states require submission of homeschool records and others do not. Whether you are sending documents into the state or not, there are records you should be keeping safe and secure throughout your home educating years. The official, or sometimes legal, homeschool records, do […]

Homeschool Science – Gummy Bear Osmosis

Homeschool Science – Gummy Bear Osmosis is just one of the PHENOMENAL articles in’s Science Section! Other fun articles include Slime Science, Soggy Cereal Science,  and science-based experiments for kids who hate science! Gummy Bear Science Experiment We are big science fans in this house.  We never miss an opportunity to do a hands-on […]

The Gifts of Homeschooling – What’s in it for Mom?

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.   I began the unsettling search to find the silent preschooler, and quickly found the tell-tale sign of trouble strewn through the living room and […]’s 2013 Gift Guide: Top Educational Gifts

The following have been selected as's Top Educational Gifts for 2013. They have been chosen by staff, and by our many Product Testers. Thank you everyone for all of your input! When recommendations came with an explanation, we included the explanation as well—as we realize the more information you have, the better! Educational...age appropriate...and fun—our Gift Guide for 2013!

Simple Home Science Experiments

  Why is the sky blue? What makes a wheel turn? How do airplanes fly?  These questions show a kid’s natural curiosity of the world around them. Science is an excellent tool to help kids strategically find the answers to their many questions. Here at JM Cremp’s, we specialize in developing the adventurous and inquisitive […]

The Value of Homeschool Enrichment Activities

The Value of Homeschool Enrichment Activities A guest post by Kathleen Sabo ( – A Balanced Approach to Education) The Purpose of Homeschool Enrichment What is the purpose of recreation? Should enrichment activities be optional or do we require them? A common goal for both education and recreation is to enhance the lives of people […]