Homeschooling

5 Secrets to Teaching Math When You Hate It

5 Secrets to Teaching Math When You Hate It

Teaching math can be a tricky thing if math is not your strong suit. These 5 secrets will help you overcome your struggles and regain your confidence!

How to Re-ignite Your Child’s Interest in Learning

How to Re-ignite Your Child’s Interest in Learning

I recently had a fellow homeschool mom ask me a question that really got me thinking. She is in a challenging situation. Her daughter just has no interest in learning. At all. She’s tried everything she can think of but nothing seems to ignite her […]

Why Joining a Homeschool Group Is the Best Thing Ever

Why Joining a Homeschool Group Is the Best Thing Ever

When I first started homeschooling 4 years ago, I made so many mistakes. Well, they didn’t seem like mistakes at the time but looking back now, I can see so many things I should have done differently. I will probably write posts about each one […]

Simple Spanish Curriculum That Will Make Your Kids Want to Learn

Simple Spanish Curriculum That Will Make Your Kids Want to Learn

Throw away your flash cards and boring workbooks! This fantastic and engaging Spanish curriculum by Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids® will teach your kids Spanish through kid-approved videos and hands-on resources.

Homeschooling in the 50 States…and Beyond! Kansas – Faith’s Perspective

Homeschooling in the 50 States…and Beyond! Kansas – Faith’s Perspective

Hear from Faith, from A Fresh Brewed Faith, about why she loves homeschooling in Kansas and learn from her experiences homeschooling her two kids.

5 Easy Ways to Teach Elementary Writing in Your Homeschool

5 Easy Ways to Teach Elementary Writing in Your Homeschool

Teaching writing doesn’t have to be boring! These 5 tips will help you set your young learner up for a lifetime of writing success.

Easy Hands-on Activity to Teach Rhyming Words

Easy Hands-on Activity to Teach Rhyming Words

Teach rhyming words and sounds with this easy hands-on activity that engages both body and mind.

Teaching History with The Giant American History Timeline

Teaching History with The Giant American History Timeline

Learn how “The Giant American History Timeline” curriculum uses activity sheets in a visual timeline to help teach your kids about important events in American history.

5 Days to Your Best Christmas Ever, Day 5 – Giving, Getting, & Giving Back

5 Days to Your Best Christmas Ever, Day 5 – Giving, Getting, & Giving Back

Sometimes Christmas gets drowned in all the commericalism and the spirit of the season gets lost in attitudes focused on what we are going to get rather than what we can give. In this, the final post in the series, we will look at how to shift your focus to giving back to those in need around you and what to do about your kids getting too much.

5 Days to Your Best Christmas Ever, Day 4 – Making New Memories

5 Days to Your Best Christmas Ever, Day 4 – Making New Memories

The Christmas season is filled with memories, both old and new. Today, let’s talk about ways to make new Christmas memories with your family and friends!