Core Phase: Creating a solid foundation for ages 0-8

Core Phase- Creating a solid foundation for ages 0-8

Jamie Martin, editor of Simple Homeschool, also blogs about motherhood at Steady Mom This post is the first in an ongoing series I've planned about the educational philosophy Leadership Education (also known as A Thomas Jefferson … [Continue reading]

Weekend links

weekend links

So proud of my Trishna (age 10) - this week she "graduated" from our homeschool baking lessons! Journey into unschooling :: From contributor Amida This mother tore off labels and nurtured her son's hidden genius :: The Mother List In which I … [Continue reading]

Creating a lifestyle of learning

Creating a lifestyle of learning

The following is a guest post written by Melissa Camara Wilkins of melissacamarawilkins.com. When our first daughter was born, we knew we were not going to homeschool. We knew some homeschooled kids. Those kids were weird. Two things that … [Continue reading]

How to foster independence in your homeschool student

How to foster independence in your homeschool student

The following post is written by contributing writer Kris Bales of Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers. I'll go out on a limb here and say that the majority of parents who've homeschooled more than a year or two start thinking about creating … [Continue reading]

Homeschool & live happily ever after (or not)

Homeschool and live happily ever after (or not) ~SimpleHomeschool

Jamie Martin, editor of Simple Homeschool, also blogs about motherhood at Steady Mom "My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy." ~William Shakespeare I cried. At least once a day. For years. No, I wasn't suffering from … [Continue reading]

Weekend links

weekend links

Photos from my sweet Jonathan's recent America Day A glimpse into my year as a public school teacher :: From contributor Jena Borah Classical Conversations: Our 3rd year update :: Mt. Hope Chronicles The secret to not being overwhelmed :: … [Continue reading]

Weekend giveaway: $100 writing package from Gadanke Journals

Gadanke Journals for Kids

This giveaway has ended; thanks for your interest! Welcome to this weekend's giveaway, brought to you by Gadanke Journals (Jamie's note: My kids love these!): "Looking for a fun way to incorporate writing into your teaching? Need help … [Continue reading]