Teaching Kids Life Skills: Etiquette When Visiting Others’ Homes

Teaching Kids Life Skills: Etiquette When Visiting Others’ Homes

With summer fast approaching, we are looking forward to planning trips to visit with family and friends. Some of our visits will include overnight stays, while others may only involve spending an afternoon together or sharing a meal. Regardless of the length of our visit, I remind my children how important[Read More]

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years 5/20/15

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years 5/20/15

With summer just around the corner, we will be putting Finishing Strong on hiatus for a few weeks. With fewer families homeschooling during June and July, we decided it was[Read More]

Challenge your Teens with a Road Trip Scavenger Hunt

Challenge your Teens with a Road Trip Scavenger Hunt

It seems like homeschoolers are on the road a lot, whether it's for a field trip, visiting family or taking a vacation. We spend a crazy amount of time in our[Read More]

Want a Quick Way to Make Vocabulary Fun and Challenging?

Want a Quick Way to Make Vocabulary Fun and Challenging?

If you’re looking for a way to practice vocabulary, without wading through boring word lists, consider adding Super Sleuth to your homeschooling toolbox. It’s a card game that gives students[Read More]

How to Make the Best Teen Summer Reading List (FREE Printable)

How to Make the Best Teen Summer Reading List (FREE Printable)

Summer is a great time for kids to explore. One of our favorite ways to learn and explore over the summer break is with books. Even if plans don’t include travel beyond[Read More]

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #55

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #55

Finishing Strong is Co-Hosted By -Blog, She Wrote,Education Possible, Eva Varga, & Starts at Eight Thank you for joining us here at Finishing Strong. We love connecting with you each week. Here are last[Read More]

How to Create a Beautiful Habitat Butterflies will Love

How to Create a Beautiful Habitat Butterflies will Love

With warm weather settling in, many of us are shifting our attention outside. Is your backyard calling out for a little oomph this year? Turn your need into an engaging[Read More]

This Valuable Tool Makes Studying Wildflowers a Breeze

This Valuable Tool Makes Studying Wildflowers a Breeze

What is the difference between wildflowers and flowers? What wildflowers are found in each state? Do wildflowers belong to botanical families? This post contains affiliate links. Every year, as part of our science studies,[Read More]

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #54

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #54

Finishing Strong is Co-Hosted By - Blog, She Wrote, Education Possible, Eva Varga, & Starts at Eight Finishing Strong is a link up that's all about families homeschooling older kids. Every week we come together[Read More]

How to Draw American Landmarks with Easy Art Tutorials

How to Draw American Landmarks with Easy Art Tutorials

Are you looking for an easy way to add art to your homeschool? Would you like to combine history, geography, and art into one creative lesson? With help from our friends at[Read More]

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #53

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #53

Are you schooling a teen at home? Then this link up, Finishing Strong, is for you. It's Co-Hosted By - Aspired Living, Blog, She Wrote, Education Possible, Eva Varga, & Starts at Eight Every Wednesday, parents share their[Read More]

How to Teach: Homeschool Families Share Their Stories

How to Teach: Homeschool Families Share Their Stories

One of the benefits of homeschooling is the flexibility it offers. Families can choose how, when, and where to homeschool depending on the age, interests, and learning styles of their children. Having[Read More]

How to Make Cute and Easy Flower Pens

How to Make Cute and Easy Flower Pens

Looking for a fun way to brighten your school desk or workspace? One of our favorite spring craft projects is making DIY flower pens! These colorful flower pens only require a few[Read More]

Life Skills for Teens: Slow Cooking Fundamentals

Life Skills for Teens: Slow Cooking Fundamentals

Have you been teaching your teen how to cook? As I've mentioned before, it's one of those life skills that we definitely need to teach our kids before they grow up and[Read More]

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #52

Finishing Strong ~ Homeschooling the Middle & High School Years #52

If you're new here, welcome! If you're a regular reader of Finishing Strong, welcome back! It's Co-Hosted By - Aspired Living, Blog, She Wrote, Education Possible, Eva Varga, & Starts at Eight We here at Finishing Strong know[Read More]

The Ultimate Guide to How to Homeschool Middle School

The Ultimate Guide to How to Homeschool Middle School

Looking for help to homeschool middle school?  We have gathered more than 100 tips, resources, words of encouragement, curriculum ideas, and more, to help you figure out how to homeschool[Read More]