Practice, explore, play! Helping kids enjoy the writing process

Practice, explore, learn! Helping kids enjoy the writing process

Written by children's author Caroline Starr Rose As a former teacher, I’m well aware that writing isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. Can I let you in on a little secret? It’s not always my thing, either. This is a strange confession coming from a … [Continue reading]

Weekend homeschool links

A quick note that the Kindle version of Give Your Child the World is just $1.99--but only through Sunday! The paperback is still on sale, too! Weekend homeschool links: When you're just so weak... Kindergartens ban toys to curb future … [Continue reading]

How therapy dogs helped me relax about reading

How therapy dogs helped me relax about reading

Written by Kara S. Anderson "It tastes just like cheesecake,” she said laughing. She was, of course, referring to dog frosting – the dog frosting she had whipped up from scratch to decorate her homemade banana pupcakes. Frosting them was the … [Continue reading]

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

In today's post: Give Your Child the World just $1.99!, choosing the right college as a homeschooler, WorldSchooling, The Backyard Homestead, and several more titles! Click through to download.  All of the resources below were available free or on … [Continue reading]

Homeschool sidekicks: 6 ways to creatively outsource your life

Homeschool sidekicks: 6 ways to creatively outsource your life

Written by Lora Lynn Fanning I heard it in her voice over the phone. My friend was exhausted and sad to her core after a particularly epic meltdown over language arts. She mumbled sadly, "Something has got to give. I can't ... I just can't … [Continue reading]