Tips & Inspiration

Homeschooling: Is It for You?

Homeschooling: Is It for You?

Homeschooling is an excellent educational option, but that doesn’t make it the right choice for everyone. Just as public school suits some children while private school is a better option for others, homeschooling helps some children and their families thrive. For others, not so much. Since you can’t use your neighbor’s experience as a gauge,…

Homeschooling a Fidgety Child

Homeschooling a Fidgety Child

Unlock Your Fidgety Child’s Ability to Learn and Focus By JK Mergens Teaching is hard enough, but when you have a child who has a hard time focusing, it can seem impossible! I’m talking about the type of child who has the uncontrollable need to fidget with something at all times. He is easily distracted by the…

How to Choose a Homeschool Co-op

How to Choose a Homeschool Co-op

A homeschool co-op is a group that comes together for a common purpose—homeschooling. Often, these groups, made up of homeschooling parents, cooperate for the education of their children, meeting once or twice a week (sometimes more) to share resources, organize events, and venture out on field trips. These groups also serve as support networks. Think…

Making Online Learning Work For Your Homeschool

Making Online Learning Work For Your Homeschool

Guest Post by Brandy Chandler Online Learning Success Online learning is a wonderful way for children and adults to continue their education. As an online educator for the past nine years, I have worked with a number of students, ranging from middle school all the way up to graduate school, who have utilized the expanding…

The Facts on Homeschoolers in College

The Facts on Homeschoolers in College

The Facts on Homeschoolers In College Homeschooled in College With Higher SAT Scores By Dr. Brian D. Ray Are you comparing apples to apples or apples to mangoes? Are only the children of handsome, beautiful, genetically endowed, hardworking, and highly motivated parents involved in research on homeschooling? So ask some serious critics of researchers who…

Tips for Homeschooling a Preschooler

Tips for Homeschooling a Preschooler

Homeschooling can be a very big help when it comes to strengthening the relationship between the parent and the child. However, deciding to start early at this may require a lot of time and effort and also may need some special considerations. What are those? Tips for Homeschooling a Preschooler Here’s a short list of…

Tips for Easy Homeschooling

Tips for Easy Homeschooling

If you’ve homeschooled your children before, you know that it can be a little difficult at times. Now you have to play the part of parent and teacher, all in the same day. Although it can take some time to get used to these different roles, it is possible. These tips can help you have…

Summer Reading List for Grade School

Summer Reading List for Grade School

**The links in this post are affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link.Summer Reading List from Little PassportsLazy summer afternoons are made for curling up with a good book and traveling to a faraway land. Little Passports, a global online adventure, has put together some…

4 Tips for Homeschool Record Keeping

4 Tips for Homeschool Record Keeping

We can say that being a parent is the toughest job in the world. You take care of all your child’s needs and want to make sure that everything is all set for them. From the food they eat up to the clothes they wear, you want to make sure that they are getting everything…

10 Suprising Benefits of Homeschooling

10 Suprising Benefits of Homeschooling

Coming up with a decision whether to homeschool your kids or not is really a challenge. Most especially to first timers and to those who are on solo flights. So before drowning into a lot of readings in preparation to homeschooling, let’s take a look on some of the benefits we are not expecting from…