Creative Ways to Tackle Chores for Homeschool Families

Creative Ways to Tackle Chores for Homeschool Families

Creative Ways to Tackle Chores for Homeschool Families Household chores are one of those things that no one really wants to do, but they are necessary. Without them, the home would quickly become unlivable. Depending on the size of your family, doing chores around the home can be extremely time-consuming, making it difficult or even … Read More

5 Essential Tips for Plugging into a Homeschool Group or Co-op

5 Essential Tips for Plugging into a Homeschool Group or Co-op

5 Essential Tips for Plugging into a Homeschool Group or Co-op Once you have made the exciting decision to join a homeschool group or co-op, there is another element to the process. Plugging in. Plugging in is the most overlooked and often overwhelming part of joining a homeschool group or co-op. For all different reasons, … Read More

How to Choose Between Joining a Homeschool Group or Co-op

How to Choose Between Joining a Homeschool Group or Co-op

How to Choose Between Joining a Homeschool Group or Co-op Have you ever wondered what the difference is between homeschool groups and homeschool co-ops? Is there a difference? Yes! And although both are ultimately about community as well as education, a homeschool group and homeschool co-op are two slightly different types of community-based organizations. Knowing … Read More

Could a Homeschool Routine Be Just What You Need?

Could a Homeschool Routine Be Just What You Need?

Could a Homeschool Routine Be Just What You Need? One of the benefits of homeschooling that so many parents and children love is that there is that ability to have a bit of a more relaxed schedule. But, is there such a thing as being “too relaxed” when it comes to homeschooling? The debate is … Read More

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