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Fun Back to School Ideas {for homeschoolers}

Fun Back to School Ideas {for homeschoolers}

I know some of you homeschool year round, but I liked taking rest during the summer. I was more of a Labor Day to Memorial Day homeschooler, taking a “Sabbath” during the summer.  My kids still learned during the summer, but that’s another post. I love August as a back to school time. New school… Continue Reading

Notebooking for Your Upcoming Homeschool

Notebooking for Your Upcoming Homeschool

Are you tired of using multiple choice tests to see if your child has learned anything? Do you want to create a love of learning in your children? Do you want your child to learn critical thinking skills in your homeschool? I strongly recommend using notebooks in your homeschool this school year. Instead of rehashing… Continue Reading

Holy Week for Kids – Homeschool Activities

Holy Week for Kids – Homeschool Activities

Today begins Holy Week (or Passion Week) so why not try some of our Holy Week for Kids Homeschool Activities in Language Arts, Science or History (below). Or, enter to win our Skies of the Cross (Bible, Science & History activities). Let’s begin with our free Bible Scripture Reading Plan. You can grab a copy… Continue Reading

Super Bowl Activities for Kids

Super Bowl Activities for Kids

It’s right around the corner, so why not have some fun in your homeschool with our Super Bowl activities for kids this year. You might even try a Super Bowl mini-unit this Thursday and Friday. Your kids will love it! Super Bowl Activities with History What’s the history of Super Bowl Super Bowl Activities –… Continue Reading

Love of Friends

Love of Friends

With Thanksgiving coming up, I’d like to share some real-life stories of people who help others … who have a love of friends. Help others come to Jesus. I realize this isn’t a curriculum or specific activity like I normally share but I pray these stories significantly impact you & your family. My hope is… Continue Reading

The 4 R’s of Homeschool Notebooking {Principle Approach}

The 4 R’s of Homeschool Notebooking {Principle Approach}

If you’ve ever thought about getting Notebooking Pages Lifetime Membership, next week is the time. It goes on sale on October 25 and you’ll be able to save $25. Let’s move on to the 4R’s of notebooking . . . With the Principle Approach to Christian Homeschooling, your students will keep notebooks on a variety… Continue Reading

Kids Love Learning with Grace Week

Kids Love Learning with Grace Week

What in the world is Grace Week?  Grace Week is an awesome strategy to help my kids love learning and grow leadership skills at the same time. How did Grace Week look in our homeschool? The first three weeks of the month were mom-chosen activities. The last week of the month was child-directed. Each child… Continue Reading

Get $180 FREE Homeschool Resources on Tuesday

Get $180 FREE Homeschool Resources on Tuesday

Tomorrow my new paperback, Raising Leaders, Not Followers, is available for purchase and I have a deal for you.  You can get $180 free homeschool resources if you purchase my book on Tuesday, July 25.  Here’s what’s included: Literature ebook package  $92.75 Famous Men of the Middle Ages, by Haaren & Poland (value: $16.95) The… Continue Reading

Homeschool Giveaway

Homeschool Giveaway

Have you seen our Homeschool Giveaway?   I’m giving away 2 paperback copies of my new book, Raising Leaders, Not Followers. In this book, you’ll discover over 15 strategies to develop a love of learning in your kids, as well as tools of learning that last a lifetime. I’ve decided to extend the giveaway through… Continue Reading

{FREE Writers Workshop} How to Teach Writing

{FREE Writers Workshop} How to Teach Writing

Since you’ve been reading my blog, I’d like to invite you to a writers workshop that can extend your homeschooling endeavors in how to teach writing. Are you unsure how to teach writing? Wondering if you’ll teach writing correctly? Not sure how much writing your kids should be doing at different ages? That’s exactly what… Continue Reading