A Little Goes a Long Way

Sometimes I drive myself crazy wondering if any of our homeschooling lessons are actually going to stick.  Will my kids really remember the scientific method or this history lesson by the time next w...

8 Fun Ways To Teach Spelling

We all know that teaching spelling can be tedious at times so I’ve collected a few ways to make the experience more than bearable… fun even, perhaps? You be the judge. 1. Scrabble To Spel...

Stopping Midstream

The lessons of life typically apply across the board. For instance, I learned this lesson in my creative writing classes in college: When you’re writing, don’t take a break at the end of ...

It’s Not About Me

Home education is a funny thing. I have the responsibility—the privilege—of teaching my children the way I believe best. There is no shortage of books, materials and resources to help me do it better...

Homeschool Perk #6

I have been writing a on a continuing theme here the last few months, with the emphasis being on the many perks of homeschooling. Before I get to the next Perk of the Month, let me re-cap for those w...