The Whole-Brain Child Workbook – REVIEW

The Whole-Brain Child Workbook – REVIEW

GIVEAWAY Do you have an effective plan (or any kind of plan, for that matter) for dealing with your kids' emotional outbursts, sibling conflicts, sulking, or other behavioral issues? Maybe you are still wishing someone would give you that magical parenting how-to book... you know, a guide to help you understand your[Read More]

Fantastic Adventures Await Young Teens in these 5 Books

Fantastic Adventures Await Young Teens in these 5 Books

Adventure stories transport readers to far-off lands and envelop them in mystery. They open minds and expand imaginations. It's easy to see why they're often favored among teenagers. So, is this[Read More]

North Star Geography - Summer SALE!

North Star Geography - Summer SALE!

If you are busy making homeschool curriculum choices for the new school year you DON'T want to miss this offer for North Star Geography! North Star Geography digital versions are on[Read More]

Geography Activities: Make a Tornado in a Bottle

Geography Activities: Make a Tornado in a Bottle

The summer season brings warm sunny days for playing outdoors, but it can also bring opportunities for severe weather such as hurricanes and tornadoes. Using our geography resources we are[Read More]

You'll Love this Innovative American Girl meets Minecraft Class

You'll Love this Innovative American Girl meets Minecraft Class

My girls are huge American Girl and Minecraft fans. So, when I heard about Skrafty’s new class, American Girl meets Minecraft, I knew I had to sign them up. The classes[Read More]

A Simple & Unique Painting Technique your Teen will Love

A Simple & Unique Painting Technique your Teen will Love

A few months ago, we met a woman who was painting beautiful note cards. They were stunning and looked like they took hours to complete. After talking to her, we discovered[Read More]

How To Create Simple, But Effective, Hands-on Learning Projects

How To Create Simple, But Effective, Hands-on Learning Projects

Do you agree that kids learn more and understand better when they DO something, rather than just hear or see it? Would you like to include more hands-on activities into your[Read More]

Teens in the Kitchen: Make an Easy Potato Dish

Teens in the Kitchen: Make an Easy Potato Dish

Summer + kids' cooking = a winning combination! My son has decided to spend more time in the kitchen this summer. As a growing teen boy he already spends quite a bit of[Read More]

Celebrate Summer with Art: Mixed Media Workshop

Celebrate Summer with Art: Mixed Media Workshop

Another season is upon us and that means another mixed media workshop from our friend, Alisha. We've taken part in two previous ones and I can tell you that we[Read More]

Download your FREE 30 Day Summer Art Plan

Download your FREE 30 Day Summer Art Plan

Have you been searching for hands-on activities to keep your teens engaged and learning this summer? A way to dig deeper into those subjects you don't always have time for[Read More]

These 7 Amazing Products are FREE this Summer!

These 7 Amazing Products are FREE this Summer!

I am beyond excited about this offer from Homeschool Buyers Co-op! For the summer (or most of it), 7 BIG name, award-winning products are FREE. Products like eMedia Music Academy, Uzinggo, MathHelp.com, and my[Read More]

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[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]