5 Reasons Homeschooling Makes Parenting Easier

5 Reasons Homeschooling Makes Parenting Easier

  Whether you send your kids to public school or home educate, you are ultimately responsible for raising your children. And parenting is hard work. As hard as that responsibility is, homeschooling makes parenting easier. Homeschooling has been such a positive experience for our family, I can’t help but shout its praises! And one thingRead more

The Fight For Freedom: True Stories of America’s War for Independence (review)

The Fight For Freedom: True Stories of America's War for Independence (review & giveaway) for 4-6th grades

  I am always looking for engaging and fun ways to teach subjects in our homeschool. Especially for history, I find that reading about it in story form is more exciting than just reading the facts & dates from a textbook. Well, what if there were a “textbook” that read like a story? The FightRead more

Nature Study Science Resources For Elementary Grades

Nature Study Science Resources For Elementary Grades

  This year we are using a few different nature study science resources to focus on animals, the seasons, weather, and all of “nature” with all 7 of my kids (ages 2-11). In addition to nature science, my oldest will be reading two other general science textbooks that correlate with our history studies. Since he lovesRead more

Sixth-Grade Homeschool Curriculum For 2016-2017

Sixth-Grade Homeschool Curriculum For 2016-2017

  Our eclectic style homeschool allows me to mix & match curriculum and pull resources from a variety of places, and I love doing it! Here is the sixth-grade homeschool curriculum I am using with my oldest child for “occupational education, science, math, language, social studies, history, health, reading, writing, spelling, and the development ofRead more