11 Ways to Socialize Your Homeschool

11 Ways to Socialize Your Homeschool

11 Ways to Socialize Your Homeschool One of the main concerns people have about homeschooling is socialization. Many worry that these kids don’t spend enough time talking and playing with other people. They imagine them sitting at home all the time with no one to talk to but their immediate family. However, for most homeschooled … Read More

How to Make the Grocery Store an Educational Experience

How to Make the Grocery Store an Educational Experience

How to Make the Grocery Store an Educational Experience From toddlerhood to the teenage years, a trip to the grocery store could be so much more than the mundane act of restocking on essentials. Make it an educational event, with some fun of course, using these ideas: Before you go… Write a list. For your … Read More

How to Use Notebooking in Homeschool

How to Use Notebooking in Homeschool

How to Use Notebooking in Homeschool What is Notebooking? Notebooking is a form of journaling. It’s simply using a notebook or pages placed inside a binder or folder that allows a child, or adult, to document the knowledge they are gaining. It can be a simple sketch of something they observe in science coupled with … Read More

6 Practical Ways to Teach Life Skills

6 Practical Ways to Teach Life Skills

6 Practical Ways to Teach Life Skills Life skills play an important role in becoming a well-adjusted, independent adult. You begin learning these basic skills as a child and continue to grow and improve upon them throughout life as you experience different things. All parents have the opportunity to help teach these skills to their … Read More

How to Homeschool Like a Minimalist

How to Homeschool Like a Minimalist

How to Homeschool Like a Minimalist Homeschooling is challenging and time consuming for parents but it doesn’t have to consume all of your time. If you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed and find yourself wishing for a simpler way of doing things, perhaps it’s time to take a minimalist approach to homeschool. Naturally, you want the … Read More

6 Creative Ideas to Incorporate into Your Homeschool Routine

6 Creative Ideas to Incorporate into Your Homeschool Routine

6 Creative Ideas to Incorporate into Your Homeschool Routine If you’re not careful, your homeschool routine can get a bit boring. Many homeschoolers start out very enthusiastic but that enthusiasm begins to fade away after a few weeks of doing the same thing every day. If you’re not careful, homeschool starts to feel more like … Read More

Is Your Family Cut Out For Road Schooling?

Is Your Family Cut Out For Road Schooling?

Is Your Family Cut Out For Road Schooling? Do you have a love for adventure? Do you get excited at the thought of living in an RV, meeting new people regularly and traveling to different locations to see the sights? If so, you don’t have to put your dream of travel on hold until your … Read More

Homeschooling During Days When You are Sick

Homeschooling During Days When You are Sick

  You know that from time to time throughout the homeschooling years, you are going to get sick. It happens! Especially with little ones with congested noses and coughs in tow. You will feel terrible. You’ll feel so tired. You’ll be worried about what to do about the children’s homeschooling when you are sick. Homeschooling … Read More

How to Use Minecraft in Your Homeschool

How to Use Minecraft in Your Homeschool

How to Use Minecraft in Your Homeschool Video games are a very controversial subject when it comes to some parents and children. Some parents love them. Others hate them and consider playing these games to be a waste of time. However, it’s a well-known fact that game-based learning is very effective. When it comes to … Read More

Frugal Staycation Ideas for Homeschooling Families

Frugal Staycation Ideas for Homeschooling Families

Frugal Staycation Ideas for Homeschooling Families Homeschooling families often need to be frugal. This is especially true of families with only one income. Homeschooling can be expensive and can put a strain on the family finances. Which might make it hard to take a family vacation from time-to-time. But it’s not impossible if you use … Read More