25+ Fun Science Activities for Middle School Myth Busters

25+ Fun Science Activities for Middle School Myth Busters

Looking for fun and simple science activities for your middle school students? Want to make sure your tweens/teens understand key science concepts before they enter high school? Have kids who like to bust basic science myths and misconceptions? Middle school is the perfect time to help kids understand key science concepts. Even if[Read More]

A Homeschooling High School Webinar That's Practical & Affordable

A Homeschooling High School Webinar That's Practical & Affordable

Are you currently homeschooling a high school student or is it just over the horizon for your family? Does the thought of homeschooling high school terrify you? Are you confused[Read More]

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #74

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #74

What a great week we had here at Finishing Strong. Thank you to everyone who linked up such quality, relevant tips for those of us homeschooling middle & high school kids.[Read More]

Challenge Middle Schoolers with these 5 Excellent Classics

Challenge Middle Schoolers with these 5 Excellent Classics

For our second month of our 2016 Reading Adventure, I've decided to focus on the classics. There is a lot of debate about what makes a book a classic. I[Read More]

How to Make a DIY Cookbook for Kids

How to Make a DIY Cookbook for Kids

For the past couple of years we have been encouraging our kids to learn how to cook. When they find recipes they enjoy making (and eating) the kids often request[Read More]

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #73

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #73

If you're new here, welcome. Finishing Strong is a weekly link-up dedicated to families homeschooling middle & high school kids. Each Wednesday, moms just like you share their best tips, encouragement,[Read More]

Board Games are a Simple Way to Make American History Fun & Interesting

Board Games are a Simple Way to Make American History Fun & Interesting

I've loved board games since I was a kid. Remember those all-night Monopoly marathons? My children have played games since they were very small and have definitely caught my board[Read More]

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #72

Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #72

We're Back! I definitely enjoyed our holiday break, but I must confess that I've missed you and all of the great ideas you share. If you're new here, welcome. Finishing Strong is a[Read More]

How I Teach Writing to My Teen With Dysgraphia

How I Teach Writing to My Teen With Dysgraphia

For as long as he can remember my son has struggled with writing. I’m not just talking about “writers block” or difficulties deciding what to write about. He has a[Read More]

Win a Copy of the 5 Personal Growth Books our Teens are Reading in January

Win a Copy of the 5 Personal Growth Books our Teens are Reading in January

As you've probably seen, we kicked off 2016 with a fun reading adventure for tweens/teens. Every month, families are encouraged to choose one of the 12 book categories we've identified[Read More]

Exploring the 13 Colonies: Books, Videos, and Movies for Middle School Students

Exploring the 13 Colonies: Books, Videos, and Movies for Middle School Students

The early 1600s was an exciting time in our country’s history. Colonists were arriving and successfully settling here. From Jamestown to Plymouth, people were arriving in the New World and[Read More]