In just a few short months I’ll graduate my third child from high school. I feel quite excited for my daughter. Although it also feels surreal her homeschool days are complete. For all the Moms of preschoolers or elementary kids, know that graduation does actually come! — and comes fast. My teens’ transition from homeschooling came with a learning curve. Definitely, searching colleges to match interests
Every year in January we celebrate the life and contributions of MLK Jr. Who was he? Why was he important? What contributions did he make to our history? All these questions and more are important ones to know. Who Was Martin Luther King Jr.? Martin Luther King, Jr., was born January 15th, 1929 as Michael Luther King, Jr., but later changed his name to Martin.
Do your little ones struggle with handwriting? Is it hard for them to hold a pencil comfortably? Or do they grip it very tightly? Learning to write shouldn’t have to be a struggle. There are so many ways we can help, and one of my favorite tools is the Starter Pencil Kit from Draw Your World. You probably know the folks at Draw Your World
Homeschooling high school can be an intimidating time for a homeschool parent. But homeschooling high school to college can be even more intimidating! What courses should my high schooler take? What credits would be best in prep for college acceptance? How do I track it all? What about the college application process? Fortunately, our author, Betsy Sproger has a very practical guide Homeschooling High School
As October is rolling in, along with the beautiful colored leaves, we draw nearer to Thanksgiving. A time for family. A time for reflection. Also a time for learning. Think about including Thanksgiving Homeschool activities in your homeschool day. Crafts, books, educational ideas and so much more can be geared toward Thanksgiving. The Thanksgiving Homeschool Let’s talk Thanksgiving! Whether you are teaching about Christopher Columbus
Once Thanksgiving has come and gone, we enter the rush toward Christmas. With family, church, and homeschooling obligations it can seem like we are always a little bit behind during the month of December. Why not consciously plan ahead and choose to create a little margin? Homeschooling offers us that kind of flexibility. In our homeschool, we will be setting aside the bulk of our
The weeks before Christmas are a wonderful time of anticipation. The Advent series by Arnold Ytreeide help us built special family devotion time each evening – from shortly after Thanksgiving until Christmas morning! Today I am sharing about the latest in the series of storybooks for Advent: Ishtar’s Odyssey “Ishtar, it seems you have discovered a star that even yesterday did not exist!” We received
Teens need to think about thinking, studying, time management, and the future. There are all sorts of serious, sober, and expensive approaches to these topics. However, if your family has a sense of humor and likes outside-the-box ideas, Gary North’s free study course might work for you. How to Raise Your High School Grades by Half a Point in One Semester is full of quirky