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Avoid Homeschool Curriculum Pitfalls

Watch Out! Homeschool Curriculum Pitfalls Ahead! Avoiding homeschool curriculum pitfalls is easy if you look for certain indicators. Have you ever purchased curriculum you never used or really didn’t need? As a brand new homeschooler, I felt that I had to surround myself with books, games, and manipulatives. In this way, I felt I was […]

Creation Anatomy: A Study Guide to the Miracles of the Body is great for ALL ages

Having multiple children in different grades, I have found that we really enjoy a curriculum that we can all use together. Science is one of those subjects that can easily be done with all ages if you have the right curriculum and guide to help you with that. If your children are interested in learning […]

FREE March Homeschool Curriculum Buying Guide

It’s never too early to start planning your homeschool curriculum out for next year. Remember this is only available for a limited time. No matter how many years you have been homeschooling, curriculum shopping can be downright overwhelming! For this month’s subscriber bonus, Felice has created a homeschool curriculum shopping guide to help you get […]

FREE February Love, Family and Peace Printables

This month’s subscriber only freebie is just in time for Valentine’s Day!Since Valentine’s Day is in February, it seems fitting to have a love theme focus for the entire month. I am not very big into the commercialism of Valentine’s Day, but I do enjoy showering my husband and my children with love. We always […]

Your Kid’s Love

Recently I saw a post attributed to CS Lewis that read,  “Children are not a distraction from more important work. They are the most important work.” However, according to the CS Lewis official website, it is not his quote but belongs to John Tanner. This just illustrates that mistakes happen and we make a ton of […]

12 Months of FREE Printables and Planners to Make Your Life Easier

Have you been enjoying our free gifts that we give to you each month? In addition to the monthly free gift, we are also giving away a FREE printable planner every single month! When you sign up as an email subscriber you will receive a new planner and printable pack every single month! That is […]

Kids Say The Funniest Things

Kids Say The Funniest Things Parents everywhere can attest to the fact that kids say the funniest things! In fact, if you want everyone to know something, tell your toddler. Recently my daughter posted the following questions with the answers shared by her four-year-old daughter. The questions went like this:  What is one thing I say […]

FREE January Family Time Saving Goals Planner

We have another FREE gift for our subscribers this month, just in time to help you with your New Year’s Goals! I love the New Year because it is a great way to keep focused on our goals and strive to do better in our lives, with our family and in our homes and homeschools. […]

One More Child

One More Child I was very happy with my two children. I didn’t think I wanted one more child. After all, I had a boy and a girl wasn’t that the “perfect” number of children? And I had one of each. My husband and I made a decision to limit our family and while this […]

Eating Raw Cookie Dough

I’ve said this for years! Eating raw cookie dough can make you sick! I remember my kids wanting to snack on the dough as I was allowing them to help me make cookies. I’d take some chocolate chips or raisins and place them in mini-cups for them to snack on, instead of the dough. Why? […]

Best Ever Christmas Printable

This month’s subscriber only freebie is sure to wow you! I am so excited for this month’s printable packet! This is our biggest one yet with 100 pages! Felice pours her heart out to her readers, with sweet words of encouragement, backed up with scriptures to print out and meditate on. She is chock full […]

How to Help Teens Manage Their Studies

Teens are on their way to independence and need to practice self-management skills that will pave the way to success for the rest of life. Managing time, energy and relationships are three skills that teens need to cultivate. Managing Time Teens rarely think about the scope of a big project. Parents are wise to involve […]

Top 5 Reasons to include Literature Study in your Homeschool

After teaching literature and writing in many settings for many years, I have concluded there are five important reasons to include literature study in your homeschool for your middle and high school students. Some benefits are academic while others are more in the personal and character development realm. But, I feel that all of them […]

FREE November Planner and Holiday Printables

We have another wonderful freebie bonus for our subscribers this month! Thanksgiving is the theme of this month’s planner. This is a 65 page set full of encouragement to focus on our family, and friends and the things that we are thankful for. There are sweet sentiments and prayers to help you keep your focus, […]

How to Add Poetry to Your Homeschool Day from Bright Ideas Press

Back in the “olden days”, memorization was a big part of school. They memorized poems, essays, books, and documents. I always think about Little Town on the Prairie and how Laura was called on to recite American History by memory from Christopher Columbus through the presidency of John Quincy Adams. Somewhere along the way it […]

Top 5 Homeschooling Mistakes to Avoid from Luma Learn

Hi friends, Tina here from Luma Learn. Like you, I’m a homeschooling mama myself. I was recently reminiscing about my personal homeschool journey and thinking about all the mistakes I’ve made while homeschooling my children. Having 7 little blessings from almost 17 years old down to 4 years old, I’ve definitely made my fair share […]

Homeschool with Vision and Purpose with True North Homeschool Academy

The Oxford Dictionary defines vision as, ” The ability to think about or plan the future with imagination or wisdom.” Do you have a vision for your homeschool? What is your purpose?  Maybe you are lost and don’t understand how to homeschool with vision & purpose. Keep reading to learn how to define & implement your homeschool vision. First, […]

A Lesson About Struggling Learners from Notgrass History: Sir Winston Churchill

In May 1940 Adolf Hitler’s Nazi forces were spreading across Europe. Country after country had either fallen to Germany’s military or buckled under Nazi pressure. The Germans pushed toward the English Channel. By the end of May, about 400,000 British, French, and Belgian troops were trapped on the French coast along the Channel. The British […]

Top 20 Homeschool Podcasts

Meet my friends! The top 20 Podcasts on the Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network I’ve seen many lists of top homeschool podcasts, but this list is important and special to me. This is the list of the top 20 homeschool podcasts on the Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network! People measure success in different ways and I feel […]

Maintaining Momentum Through the Homeschool Year

There really is a rhythm to the homeschool year, and whether you school according to a traditional academic year (Sept. – May) or follow your own schedule, the rhythms are helpful to recognize. Every homeschool family hits moments of “stuck,” and it’s encouraging to recognize the natural rhythms that can help you get unstuck without […]

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