Since my family was faced with financial difficulties leading into the 2013-2014 school year, we did not have the available funds to purchase the curriculum we had used in the past. In my search for free or low-cost programs, I found Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool. I would like to share our experience with this free, all-inclusive program. Lee Giles is the author of this program. She has
While dealing with a whacky sciatic nerve and my bum knee I heard about Walk At Home. Have you heard about this cool app? We’ve even adapted this app for walk at home homeschool PE! I’ve been dealing with a displaced fat pad in my left knee for nearly nine years now. It’s more of a bother than a pain these days, as long as
I’d like to share with you two helpful homeschooling books by Ruth Beechick that I read this summer. Dr. Beechick is a lifelong teacher and curriculum author who now writes mostly for homeschoolers. The Three R’s This small book (just over 100 pages) covers grades K-3. As you can guess from the title it covers the basics for those early grades. It contains three sections
When Phonics for Parents showed up in the mail, I was instantly captivated. How much it would have helped me when I was trying to teach my children to read! I relearned phonics alongside them, using the teacher’s guides of our reading program, but that is a very inefficient way to do things. With this little book under my belt I could have taught on
It’s that time of year again where everyone is talking homeschool curriculum choices. Maybe you are just starting out and don’t know where to begin, or maybe you are using something you don’t love and looking for something new. Want to hear about homeschool curriculum choices from those of us that have been in the trenches? Well here is your chance! Making homeschool curriculum choices
Wondering about all those high school credits? It can seem a bit overwhelming. One of the ways we enjoy learning and fulfill credits is with our favorite homeschool high school video curriculum. As you are making your curriculum choices, be sure to consider these options. There are many benefits! If you aren’t quite to homeschooling high school yet, there is a resource you will want
Grammar is a subject near and dear to my heart. I know not everyone can (or will) admit to that, but there it is. Throughout my children’s elementary years, we explored several different grammar curricula, and all have had their good points. This year, however, I came across a FREE curriculum that is thorough and easy to use and free. (Did I mention that already?
I was thinking about what things I really use a lot when homeschooling and one thing that stuck out was FREE sites for my preschool son. I wanted some places we could go to have some “simple fun” while still learning and I really like FREE so I thought I would share some of my favorite free sites for Pre-K with you! Favorite Free Sites