The top educational goal for my 8- to 12-year-olds

Written by Jamie Martin of Simple Homeschool Jonathan and I sat at our local Panera Bread, enjoying a mother-son afternoon date. We ordered hot chocolate and played a favorite game to get started. But then he wanted to get down to the real fun he'd … [Continue reading]

Weekend homeschool links

Friends, we're gearing up for the final month of our Heal the World Book Club, and we'd love to have your family join us! Even if you haven't been able to participate so far, you can jump in for April--find the details and register here. We've had … [Continue reading]

How to host a Nature Day

How to host a Nature Day

Written by Kari Patterson of Sacred Mundane "Now I don't have to die to go to heaven," my son grinned. "It's right here." We were walking along the trails zig-zagging through the wild countryside of the property we would soon call home. Towering … [Continue reading]

FREE BOOKS! Today’s best Kindle freebies for your family

In today's post: I hit the jackpot today--with historical narratives, audio book deals, books free just for Prime members, and several more titles! Click through to download.  All of the resources below were available free or on offer at the time … [Continue reading]

What I learned from 2 weeks of couchschooling

Written by Jamie Martin of Simple Homeschool I didn't even feel when it happened. The step down from the rolling door of our barn is a steep and awkward one, and when exiting two weeks ago I came down hard on my right foot. Not paying … [Continue reading]