These 5 Exciting Adventure Books Will Delight Middle Schoolers

These 5 Exciting Adventure Books Will Delight Middle Schoolers

Who's ready for some adventure? Hopefully your young teen is because this month we are reading some awesome adventure books as part of our 2016 Reading Adventure. This post contains affiliate links. When kids read adventure stories, they're transported to far off lands, engrossed in action and intrigue, riding never ending twists and[Read More]

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #90

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #90

It's summer and I couldn't be happier. I love the long days, the opportunity to rest and relax thanks to the break we take from our normal commitments (co-op, youth group, etc.),[Read More]

5 Beach Crafts & Activities for Middle Schoolers

5 Beach Crafts & Activities for Middle Schoolers

Summer is almost here! If summer makes you dream of relaxing days filled with sun and sand...you are not alone! With these 5 beach crafts & activities your middle school students can[Read More]

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #89

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #89

Finishing Strong is a link up that’s all about families homeschooling older kids. Every week we come together to share our experiences navigating the middle & high school years. We host[Read More]

10 Volcano Activities for Middle School

10 Volcano Activities for Middle School

Have your kids ever made a volcano? It seems every year we find a reason to break out the vinegar, baking soda, and red food coloring for more volcano activities. This post contains[Read More]

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #88

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #88

Welcome to Finishing Strong, the place where families share their experiences homeschooling middle & high school students. Every week we get to read creative ideas, helpful insights, and words of encouragement. It's nice[Read More]

Teaching Teens Life Skills - No Curriculum Required

Teaching Teens Life Skills - No Curriculum Required

The teen years are filled with endless opportunities for growth and learning.  Although teens are busy hitting the books to explore language arts, history, math, and science subjects in detail,[Read More]

How to Build Strong ACT Test Taking Strategies in 4 Weeks - GIVEAWAY

How to Build Strong ACT Test Taking Strategies in 4 Weeks - GIVEAWAY

If your high school student has a a goal to attend college then you know good grades, a strong transcript, and extracurricular activities are just part of the equation.  The[Read More]

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #87

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #87

Do you ever feel like you're on this homeschooling journey alone, especially now that your children are teens? We've all been there. That's one reason why having a community, like[Read More]

5 Outstanding Newbery Award Winners for Tweens & Teens

5 Outstanding Newbery Award Winners for Tweens & Teens

Now that's is May, it's time for another stop along our 2016 Reading Adventure. Over the next four weeks, we're going to be reading some amazing books - Newbery Award winners. This[Read More]

Would You Like Help Building Your Child's College Savings?

Would You Like Help Building Your Child's College Savings?

As the mother of a teen age I can honestly say the school years go by faster than you think! Although it's hard to know what direction your child's education and[Read More]