This article explains my favorite homeschool science curricula for elementary, middle school, and high school. There are tables that compare the books available, ease of use, and cost of each.
Pennsylvania has many places to vacation with the whole family that are fun and educational for everyone. Plan your summer vacation around some of these places.
The Montessori method of education speaks to the curiosity within each child and allows each child to blossom. Learn simple ways of creating a Montessori home environment that will enable your child to soar to great heights.
I made five changes to my homeschool during its first year. Collectively, these easy changes saved our school day and, more importantly, us!
Have you wondered what homeschooling looks like when you are teaching multiple ages? I have been asked a number of times what our homeschool day looks like, so we finally created videos showing what w
This article is about why I chose to homeschool my daughter instead of giving her a traditional education in a brick and mortar school setting.
This article is about how to make history fun for young children and engage both their minds and bodies in learning about the past.
Whether you are just starting out on the homeschooling journey or are a well-seasoned homeschool parent, here's the real scoop about what matters and what you need to know.
Most people homeschool for religious reasons, concerns about school safety and education quality, or because they want to be their child's teacher. Here's a look at 13 reasons for homeschooling.
Are you wondering how many hours a day you should homeschool, how your kids can make friends, or if it will work for your family? Get answers to frequently asked questions from a former homeschooled kid and current homeschooling mom!
Enhance learning from field trips by writing a field trip report. What to do before, during, and after a field trip can make writing the report easier.
This article explains what Acellus steps are, and also goes over how to avoid cheating Acellus and how to manage the account screen.
Some common misconceptions and myths about homeschooling from the socialization myth to the idea that we are all religious.
A review of The Core Knowledge Series of books edited by E.D. Hirsch, Jr. These books are an excellent guide for home-schooling parents and all parents who want to make sure important subject matter isn't being left out of their child's educational experience.
Do you need to use a lesson planner for your homeschooling? Find exactly what you need in this article with links to free homeschooling lesson planners!
Best English (including: phonics, reading, grammar, vocabulary, spelling and writing) curricula throughout the homeschool years.
This is a creative craft project based around pizzas. The article also includes ideas for expanding the activity into other subject areas, including maths, English, gardening and history.
Here is what to expect in a traditional Latin American school and why you might want to know that you can homeschool overseas.
Homeschoolers often, and I mean very often, hear the question "But what about socialization?" Here's why this question is completely cringe-worthy. Please stop asking us that!
Homeschooling while dealing with your own pain and suffering, whether temporary or long-term, can be a difficult thing to do. Trust me! I know. However, it is not impossible.
Beginning home-schooling is a huge decision and can engender terror in the hearts of parents brave enough to undertake such a commitment. Fear not, it's not so scary after all. First comes 'deschooling'...
Obsession or ally? How Lego contributes to a homeschool education by developing problem-solving and fine motor skills.
This article will provide parents of some of the youngest gifted learners with a way to begin teaching American history.
An update on the Colfax boys from "Homeschooling For Excellence" Fame. Their successes and what they are doing now.
Are you a Homeschool Mom with a chronic illness? Here are some ways I have made it homeschooling my kids.
Yes, you can homeschool overseas. It might seem impossible in the beginning, but honestly, with a bit of grit and determination, homeschooling overseas is an adventure worth taking on.
Questionnaire to help parents determine if home schooling is right for their children and their family.
This article explains some to the advantages and disadvantages of homeschooling along with some basic information to help you make a decision on starting your journey into homeschooling.