Finishing Strong - Homeschooling Middle & High School #119

Finishing Strong - Homeschooling Middle & High School #119

Finishing Strong, our weekly link-up, is designed for families who are homeschooling middle school or high school. If that sounds like you or you’re a blogger who writes about homeschooling older kids, we are thrilled that you found us! Every Wednesday we, along with our friends, Heather from Blog She Wrote, Eva from EvaVarga,[Read More]

20 Simple Table Manners All Middle Schoolers Should Know (and Use)

20 Simple Table Manners All Middle Schoolers Should Know (and Use)

Etiquette is one of the important life skills we are regularly working on with our kids. In fact, table manners are some of earliest etiquette skills we teach our kids. However, once they are in middle school, it's definitely time to move beyond the basics. Remember though, keep it simple. It's important for older kids[Read More]

Changes To Make When You Start Homeschooling Middle School

Changes To Make When You Start Homeschooling Middle School

When my oldest was in 4th/5th grade, I started to stress about the changes that were coming to our home school. I wasn't ready to homeschool middle school and it was coming fast. I was convinced I was going to have to change the way we did everything once 6th grade started. I even[Read More]

5 Enchanting Books That Captivated Us in Middle School

5 Enchanting Books That Captivated Us in Middle School

This is our 12th (and final) book list for our middle school reading adventure. I have loved sharing all of these wonderful titles with you over the year. Our category for this month is books that your parents loved in middle school. What a fun list to put together! We all have[Read More]

5 Mysteries that will Captivate Middle School Sleuths

5 Mysteries that will Captivate Middle School Sleuths

Who doesn't love a good mystery? It's so easy to get sucked in to a story when you're desperately trying to figure out what will happen next. Mystery books are exciting because the author takes you on a journey, full of twists and turns, that you never see coming. This month,[Read More]

5 Amazing Books for Older Kids Who Love Animals

5 Amazing Books for Older Kids Who Love Animals

  This month, as part of our Reading Adventure, my girls are reading books that are all about animals. While some are works of fiction and others are true stories, they all have one thing in common - some pretty amazing creatures.   This post contains affiliate links. Books for Tween and Teen Animal Lovers Giant George:[Read More]