US History Using The Century: America’s Time

US History Using The Century: America’s Time

As homeschoolers we are almost always on the hunt for curriculum in some fashion. Maybe our kids are getting older and need something suited to their age. Maybe what we have been using isn’t working. Whatever your reason for looking, here is US History Using The Century: American’s Time. Haven’t heard of it? Read on(…)

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Top 10 Reasons My Kids Like Being Homeschooled

Top 10 Reasons My Kids Like Being Homeschooled

Homeschooling is a choice, one parents often make for their children. While I know that not all children enjoy being homeschooled, my kids like being homeschooled. While their reasons may be different than mine, they demonstrate some of the wonderful benefits of homeschooling. I decided that instead of making a list of reasons why we(…)

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Why (and How) to Include Coding in Your Homeschool

Why (and How) to Include Coding in Your Homeschool

The world today relies heavily on the use of computers. Preparing our kids to thrive in this digitally focused atmosphere requires more than just a basic understanding of how to use computers. By introducing coding in your homeschool during the developmental years, parents can place their children at an advantage to thrive in a world(…)

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4 Year High School Plan FREE Spreadsheet Printable

4 Year High School Plan FREE Spreadsheet Printable

Planning for high school and college really ups the ante when it comes to what you need to do and know! While I was working out my curriculum plans for my oldest, I realized in order to accurately account for everything she would need, I would need to have a full 4 year high school(…)

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Spanish for Kids: A Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids® Review

Spanish for Kids: A Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids® Review

Did you know that most colleges want to see two years of a foreign language on your high school transcript? Did you also know that the younger you introduce a language the easier it is for kids to learn? For these very reasons I have spent a great deal of time throughout our homeschooling years(…)

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Help for Teaching Homeschool High School Writing Skills

Help for Teaching Homeschool High School Writing Skills

Just the words homeschooling high school can instill a deep seated fear in many. Then add words like math, or writing (even science) and the fear gets a little more intense. I am here to tell you that YOU CAN Homeschool High School! The key? You don’t have to do all the teaching! There are tons(…)

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Voices from History: Bring History Alive with Narrative and Poetry

Voices from History: Bring History Alive with Narrative and Poetry

This certainly isn’t the first, and most definitely will not be the last time you hear me talk about historical fiction. In my mind, there is no better way to make history intriguing and emotional. Without interest and emotion we do not engage, and thus plain history books with facts and excerpts fall short in(…)

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Earth Day Resources for Kids – Books/Projects/Food and More!

Earth Day Resources for Kids – Books/Projects/Food and More!

Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22nd with events worldwide in support of the environment, as well as to raise awareness for the environmental care and protection of our planet. This is a great time to celebrate nature, the earth, and teach our kids about how we can help preserve our planet. This Earth(…)

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Planning a 4 Day Homeschool Week

Planning a 4 Day Homeschool Week

Each and every year something in our homeschool changes. We ebb and flow with our needs (both academic and personal) at the time and based on our previous experiences of what is working and what isn’t. I have used SO many different planning methods and planners as our needs have grown and changed. For this(…)

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Famous Artists Online Unit Study Volume 2

Famous Artists Online Unit Study Volume 2

Are you looking for an easy way to add art into your homeschool? Or maybe you are in need of something to revitalize your homeschool this spring?  Then you want to check out this Famous Artists Online Unit Study! Let me start by telling you a little bit about these Online Unit Studies in general. What(…)

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Online CLEP Test Prep with Study.com

Online CLEP Test Prep with Study.com

The cost of college grows exponentially each and every year. In our house we ensure each of our children can complete at least a two year degree without debt. One of the ways we do this is by using CLEP tests as a means of earning college credit for less. Want to know what a(…)

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4 Rainy Day Games You Can Make Yourself

4 Rainy Day Games You Can Make Yourself

Spring is coming! That means the snow might be melting but that also shuffles in April showers! With still more time inside, how we can we find new ways to entertain our restless kids? How about with rainy day games that you and the kids can make yourselves? Rainy Day Games You Can Make Yourself(…)

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75+ Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas

75+ Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas

It seems as though every holiday we celebrate comes with its own plethora of customized food and candy. From Halloween to Easter the candy holidays just keep rolling in! There is good news though, if you are in need of Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas then you are in the right place! Non Candy Easter(…)

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