Homeschooling

Worries of Parents with School-aged Children

As parents, we all worry about our children, and most likely all of the time. There is nothing anybody could do to stop us from worrying because our children are our lives, and all we want is for them to be safe and happy. However, we may worry about things that are unlikely to happen,… Continue reading Worries of Parents with School-aged Children

Homeschooling

Helping Your Child Prepare for a Math Test

Whether you are a homeschooler or not, you will find yourself giving (or your child taking) a math test. While some homeschooling parents opt out of giving their children tests, for others, it's may just be a part of their style. If math is not your child's strong suit, consider these six tips for helping… Continue reading Helping Your Child Prepare for a Math Test

Blog Contributor, Family, Homeschooling

Beat the Winter Homeschool Blues

Join Blog Contributor Christel as she talks to us about beating the winter homeschool blues. Can I be honest? Cabin fever is real and during the winter, it can ruin your regularly functioning homeschool routine. Kids start climbing the walls, whining about being bored and saying they have nothing to do. The winter blues in… Continue reading Beat the Winter Homeschool Blues

Homeschooling, Lifestyle

What Are Electives And Why Your Homeschool Needs Them

Okay, so you've decided to homeschool. You've focused on covering the core classes - English, Math, Science, etc. But what about those other classes? The elective classes. Electives are classes that extend beyond the typical core subjects. They can also be considered just as, if not more, powerful than the basics. There are several ways… Continue reading What Are Electives And Why Your Homeschool Needs Them

Homeschooling, Lifestyle

Maximize Your Investment in Home Education

I receive lots of emails and messages that mainly revolve around one topic - the cost of home education. Contrary to popular belief, home education doesn't have to cost an entire life's savings. Quite honestly, you can get by with it costing very little. The truth of the matter is the amount you want to… Continue reading Maximize Your Investment in Home Education