Homeschool Freebies and Sales

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There are simply so many wonderful homeschool freebies and sales right now! Enjoy... Homeschool.com’s Holiday Fun Event is in full swing. Lots of free holiday printables, science experiments, recipes, website trials, and more (including some Hodgepodge!) Homeschool.com’s 2014 Gift Guide – such fun! It’s chocked full of great educational gift ideas—just in time for the [...]

Honey for a Teen’s Heart

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Most homeschoolers know about Honey for a Child’s Heart, and recently Heidi reviewed Honey for a Teen’s Heart here.  That wonderful review motivated me to look for the book, and as soon as I returned my interlibrary loan copy to the library, I bought it. It’s that good. And that’s why I want to draw [...]

Self Propelled Advantage Review

The Self-Propelled Advantage: Review

Last year a friend introduced me to a lovely book entitled The Self Propelled Advantage. It was a crazy busy year for us, but the title and summary were captivating. As most parents, we were keen to help guide our children in the efforts of self learning and this book certainly seemed to fit the [...]

Homeschool Mom Helps

Homeschool Mom Helps – The Curriculum Choice

Homeschool moms wear many hats - teacher, mentor, planner, project coordinator, coach, organizer, and MORE! Each homeschool day brings new experiences and often new challenges.  As homeschool moms ourselves, we understand that it can sometimes be hard to find information and answer to the many questions we face regarding homeschooling our family.  Today we are [...]

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For our early years of math we love Christian Light Math. However, Christian Light Math is revising all of their middle and high school math programs and since math is not my strong suit I didn't want to struggle through the revisions. Though I am sure they will be great just like their elementary level. So [...]

Feeding the Homeschool Family

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Math (check!), spelling (check!) You and the children have managed to fit in most of the subjects. You've even folded the mound of laundry! But what about feeding the homeschool family? Now it's time for lunch... or dinner! Hey, it's even a challenge to offer up healthy breakfasts. So, while our focus here at The [...]

Homeschoolers College Admissions Handbook Review

My daughter turned twelve this summer, and thoughts of homeschooling high school and preparing for college admission have been swirling around in my head.  As someone who likes to plan ahead, I decided doing research now would help calm my worries. That's when I came across the Homeschoolers' College Admissions Handbook by Cafi Cohen. I'm [...]

The Big Book of Homeschool Ideas – Review

The Big Book of Homeschool Ideas: 55 Moms Share Their Expertise on 103 Topics

What can you do when you have a homeschool related question? You could “phone a friend” You could search your favorite homeschool blog You could contact members of your homeschool co-op or support group Although these are GREAT ideas, what do you do if you still can’t find any someone familiar with the situation you [...]