Gamifying Homeschool for Older Children

Gamifying Homeschool for Older Children

Do you use games in your homeschool? Games are a great tool for making learning fun and increasing retention of information. Making learning a game, is also know as gamification. Often times we think of games for younger children but guest poster Jeriann Watkins...
5 Keys To Homeschooling Multiple Children Successfully

5 Keys To Homeschooling Multiple Children Successfully

I have been homeschooling since our oldest started kindergarten 10 years ago. Last year, we added our fourth child into the mix. One of our biggest challenges has been to homeschool multiple ages at once. Here are a few ways we make it work: Guest post by: Jennifer...
7 Highly Effective Study Habits My Teen Uses

7 Highly Effective Study Habits My Teen Uses

My teenage daughter is starting to take some college CLEP tests this past year to earn college credit while completing high school classes. She has had to tweak her study habits to ensure she is ready for the college level exams. She can no longer rely on mom to spoon...
Why I Chose School House Teachers Curriculum This Year

Why I Chose School House Teachers Curriculum This Year

How would a $99 curriculum cost for the whole year sound? For ALL your children too! So I am now in full blown homeschool planning mode right now. August is fast approaching and we have pegged August 22nd this year to be our first day of school. I always love this...
Back to School Tips from My Teenage Daughter

Back to School Tips from My Teenage Daughter

Is your teenager ready for the new school year? Back to school planning can either be fun or a dreaded task. As parents, we want to do what is best for our children and we want our homeschool to run efficiently and effectively. Sometimes we get bogged down in the...
How To Get Through Summer Vacation Without Breaking A Sweat

How To Get Through Summer Vacation Without Breaking A Sweat

The long awaited summer break naturally spells fun for the kids, but when it comes to those who are home-schooled, moms and dads are faced with an additional challenge – how do we get the kids to stay in touch with their studies while all they’ve got on...