Oct 122013

Homeschooling for Free (or close to it) Parents come to the decision to homeschool their children for myriad reasons. In our family, it was a combination of things, but I recall an early discussion with my husband in which I commented that I could certainly homeschool our kids for far less than what we were […]

Sep 252012

Last winter, I moved to Kissimmee (from Toronto, Canada) and began working on a writing certificate. Both the education and the move were dreams of mine, and I was ready to make them happen! Learning outside of the traditional classroom allowed me to explore my interests, gain real career experience, acquire vital time management skills […]

Jul 172012
Homeschool Learning Network

Homeschool Learning Network Free Homeschool Community! http://www.homeschoollearning.com Homeschoolers Can: Homeschool Groups Can: Join Projects Create their own Group Pages Create their own blog List Local Events Send &receive Private Messages Communicate on their Wall Join Interest Groups Create their own Forum Create their own Interest Groups Join in on Projects Lounge in the Homeschool Corner […]

Jun 042012

Some families school year ’round, while others take a break over the summer. Either way, maintaining reading habits over the summer is a good idea. Children who are reluctant readers may enjoy participating in a structured reading program with a reward at the end; others may simply find the reward an added bonus. Avid readers […]

May 242012
Choosing Curriculum that Supports Your Values

There’s a joke that goes something like this: What’s the first thing a new homeschooling family does? They buy $500 of curriculum they’ll never use. Ok, maybe it’s not such a funny joke, but it is often a truism. When I was considering homeschooling, a woman in a local support group was kind enough to […]