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]

Starting a real-life fitness regimen as a homeschooler (and how to keep it up)

Starting a real-life fitness regimen as a homeschooler (and how to keep it up)

The following is a guest post written by Rozanne Dioso-Lopez of Tomfoolery & Shenanigans. Prep lesson work for three children. Draw a topographical map of North America on the chalkboard.  Plan a felting craft for a 4-year-old. Bake a loaf of … [Continue reading]

5 things kids really want to know about homeschooling

Five things kids really want to know about homeschooling

The following is a post by contributor Amida of journey into unschooling. So, how do you homeschool? This by far, is perhaps the most asked question regarding our schooling. One day, upon learning that my children are homeschooled,  a group of … [Continue reading]

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