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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 […]

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 […]

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