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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 […]

When Our Precocious Homeschooler Suddenly Went Flat

Our first son was a precocious learner—he was reading at four years old, and before long he was two years ahead of his age group in math. We just congratulated ourselves that our child was brilliant, homeschooling was awesome, and we were fantastic parents. And then he hit the wall. At the age of ten, […]

Why I Miss Having Little Ones (and you will too)

As I was enjoying my leisurely stroll through Sprouts, I found myself staring at this momma and her little girl. It seemed I kept running into them at every aisle. I couldn’t help but overhear their delightful conversation. I wanted to hear her little voice as she described the gummies she wanted. I wanted to […]

Food Poisoning and Barbecues with Homeopathy for Mommies

A Stomach ache with either or both, vomiting and diarrhea can very quickly put a damper on a good time, and here at the end of summer and with Labor Day approaching, this happens a lot at barbecues!  You hear so much about Food Poisoning these days in the news; from major fast food restaurant […]

Making Wise Choices with Free Homeschool Materials (and Giveaway)

Free homeschool materials are so popular right now. I don’t see this trend going away. It’s too easy to google and find all kinds of free resources. But, let’s be wise when it comes to these freebies. Making Wise Choices with Free Homeschool Materials When you start your homeschool curriculum search, it doesn’t take long […]

Creating A Unit Study

Creating Unit Study For Optimum Learning As the co-author of a creation science unit study, I found that creating unit studies is the ultimate key for learning to stick. Unit studies may not be the flavor of the month in the current homeschool climate but for me, it is the epitome of what real homeschooling […]

Flood Geology and the Ark

Flood Geology and the Ark By Felice Gerwitz ©Media Angels, Inc. Flood Geology is an interesting study. Many of the ideas in this article come from the Creation Science series, published by Media Angels. Many of you are familiar with Noah’s ark. Possibly, the image that comes to mind is the cute tub shaped boat, with […]

Planning for High School Success

There’s not ONE right way to homeschool high school, but planning is such an important part of setting yourself up for success! Let’s talk about how to choose courses that will help mold teens’ character while giving them excellent life preparation, then how to plan to implement them over the 4 years of high school. […]

The Best of Vintage Homeschool Moms – A Birthday, Giveaway, and Special Gift For You!

It’s Felice Gerwitz birthday and we are celebrating! We want to take a moment  this week and wish Felice a Happy Birthday and thank her for all she has done to impact the homeschool world. This radio network is only the beginning! If you don’t know, Felice Gerwitz is a Christian wife, mother, and educator-turned-homeschool-mom in 1986. […]

Making Memories as a Family: Summer Edition

As the school year comes to a close and summer is right around the corner, it is important to prioritize making memories as a family. When planning trips, weekend outings, or summer camps make sure I’m sure you are like many other homeschoolers and family needs are at the center. Making memories together will only […]

Are you a Work At Home Homeschool Mom? (Giveaway)

Have you desired to work from home but don’t know where to start? As a homeschool mom, I could not imagine fitting one more thing into my already bursting schedule. But then the invitations to speak at homeschool meetings, then conferences began–soon, I was writing books. I’ve worked from home as an author since 1992 when […]

Get a Month’s Worth of Freebies in a Day

Privacy policy and affiliate disclosure. Get a month’s worth of freebies in a single day? It’s true. If you’re curious how this can be, Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network is teaming up with over 30 other bloggers as part of Build Your Bundle Instagram Freebie Loop! That’s like getting an entire month’s worth of freebies in […]

The Ultimate Shopping Guide for Build Your Bundle

Affiliate and privacy policy disclosure. If you want to maximize your savings during the Build Your Bundle sale,  you can do it in a cinch with the Ultimate Shopping Guide to Build Your Bundle. I’m going to show you how to get $5000 worth of curriculum for $370. You’ll need  to make 7 different (separate) […]

Do you have homeschool curriculum overwhelm?

Disclosure & Affiliate Policy Seriously. Do you have homeschool curriculum overwhelm? I know that sounds like a crazy question. But, how many hours do you spend looking for the perfect curriculum? How much money do you spend on curriculum that you end up never using? How often do your choices end up in tantrums or […]

How to Fit Science Into Your Busy Homeschool Schedule

How to Fit Science Into Your Busy Homeschool Schedule How to fit science into your busy homeschool schedule- start with organization. Ideally science would be taught every day. Realistically that’s not always possible as children grow and have many subjects to cover. What does organization have to do with science? Studying the principles of science […]

Teaching Science in Your Homeschool | Using the Scientific Method

Teaching Science in Your Homeschool | Using the Scientific Method The scientific method provides a sequential way to teach the process of scientific inquiry to your students. This takes the pressure off of the teacher and allows her to count on the process. In a word, it makes teaching science in your homeschool doable. What […]

Setting Up a Science Lab in Your Homeschool

Setting Up a Science Lab in Your Homeschool Experiments don’t have to come from ready made kits. You can be about the business of setting up a science lab in your homeschool. There are many great experiment books that require materials you can find at home. For example, your an make an electric motor using […]

Teaching Science | Unit Study or Single Subject?

Teaching Science | Unit Study or Single Subject? “I like the ideas of using a scope and sequence, but how should I teach science as a single subject or as a unit study?”  There are many ways to teach science, and you need to decide which is best for our family. Let’s look at some […]

How and What to Teach with Science

How and What to Teach with Science You’ve asked the question, “Should I Teach Science in my Homeschool?” and have decided to make the jump. Now it’s time to decide how and what you should teach. Before you begin, you’ll want to answer a couple of questions. Will you use a text book or a […]

Do I Really Need to Teach Science in My Homeschool?

Do I Really Need to Teach Science in my Homeschool In a word — yes! Science helps us to learn about the works of the wonderful world God has created for us to live in. Child development experts have shown that children learn best by experiencing with all of their senses. Science is multi-sensory; that […]

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