A Homeschool Blog

I Love it When my Kids Fail

I Love it When My Kids Fail

Growth does not take place in a vacuum. One of the worst things we can do to our kids is place them in an environment where they are continuously guaranteed success. Babies Must Fall Before They Can Walk Can you imagine if we never let our babies stand up? I mean, they are so unsteady…
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The Homeschooler's High School Roadmap Product Review

Review of Homeschooler’s High School Roadmap

This is a review of the course The Homeschooler’s High School Roadmap developed by a homeschool mom of eight. I received free access to this product in exchange for an honest review. Felicia Johnson who blogs at The Zoo I Call Home has been homeschooling for 16 years. She has put this course together to…
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Which Type of Homeschool is Best for You?

Which Type of Homeschool is Best for You?

There are a lot of different ways of educating kids that fall under the term homeschool these days. While some homeschoolers might argue that some of these are not truly homeschooling, I want to include everything that is generally referred to as homeschooling in this post. The truth is, the world of homeschooling is full…
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FabuLingua Review - A Spanish Language Learning App for Kids

FabuLingua Review – A Spanish Language Learning App

FabuLingua App is a fun story-based Spanish learning app for kids. It is free while schools are closed.

77 Educational YouTube Playlists for Learning at Home

77 Best Educational YouTube Playlists for Learning at Home

Organized by subject this list includes selection for students from Prek through high school.

Practice may not feel like magic, but it is. Practice is the magic that changes brains.

Practice Does Not Feel Like Magic, But It Is

Practice matters because it changes us. It changes our abilities, yes, but it changes us on a much more profound level than that.

Homeschool Curriculum Review for High School Literature & Philosophy

Homeschool Curriculum Review for High School Literature and Philosophy

I have a kid who is flying through books like wildfire. And I don’t just mean casual novels. He has read things like Metamorphosis by Frank Kafka and sections of Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Ovid is for school work. Kafka is for fun.

10 Simple Tips for Building Stress Relief Into Your Homeschool Schedule

Building Stress Relief into Your Homeschool Schedule

Stress relief should not be saved or hoarded for ‘stressful times’. In fact, teaching our kids the ability to cope with stress on a daily basis is a crucial life skill. This is best done by example, not curriculum or preaching.

A guide for temporary homeschoolers. Tips for working parents included.

Emergency Homeschooling

10 tips to keep your kids learning and keep you sane. A guide for temporary homeschoolers. Tips for working parents too.

Get out a box, dump in on the table, and take a break when you are frustrated. Sooner or later, the kids will join you and the puzzle will be elevated to a family bonding activity, boredom buster, and brain builder.

Just Get Out a Puzzle

Get out a box, dump in on the table, and take a break when you are frustrated. Sooner or later, the kids will join you and the puzzle will be elevated to a family bonding activity, boredom buster, and brain builder.