Homeschooling

Lesson Planning Made Simple

You've opted out of purchasing curriculum and resources that have the lesson plans mapped out for you. Maybe you're even giving the do-it-yourself route a try. Regardless of what you're using to homeschool, I want to share a method that makes lesson planning a breeze! Choose Monthly Themes You can find all types of holidays, special… Continue reading Lesson Planning Made Simple

Back to Homeschool: Mind Over Matter Series, Homeschooling

Back to Homeschool with the Right Curriculum

Back to Homeschool with the Right Curriculum is part of the Back to Homeschool: Mind Over Matter blog series. This post has been provided by Yours Truly (Michelle) from With the Huddlestons. There is good curriculum. Then there's great, amazing, and wonderful curriculum. I'll never call one bad because although it may not have worked for one family, it could… Continue reading Back to Homeschool with the Right Curriculum

Homeschooling, Lifestyle

5 Reasons to Consider Virtual Homeschooling

As years pass and homeschooling becomes more popular, the ways to do it increase as well. One of the biggest additions to home education is utilizing online homeschooling options. For many parents, there's no question about outsourcing with this type of resource. For others, there are questions. Before sharing 5 reasons to consider virtual homeschooling, I first want to… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Consider Virtual Homeschooling

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

Giveaways, Homeschooling, Parenting

Using Hands-On Activities to Include Dad in Learning PLUS A GIVEAWAY!

Giveaway: Enter for a chance to win a Hands-On History Project Kit from Sonlight. Scroll to the end to enter! It's no secret that homeschooling is becoming increasingly popular. Moms and Dads are deciding to home educate their children for a number of reasons, realizing that it's not so bad. For most families the question… Continue reading Using Hands-On Activities to Include Dad in Learning PLUS A GIVEAWAY!