Unrealistic Expectations of Public School Caused Stress & Anxiety in my Child

Read Heather's story about coming to homeschool after the unrealistic expectations of the public school system caused stress and anxiety in her young son. Part of our series: 10 Great Reasons to Homeschool We have a primrose on our dining room table. We got it a few months ago, and since then we've been watering it, … Continue reading Unrealistic Expectations of Public School Caused Stress & Anxiety in my Child

Twice exceptional children, sometimes known as 2E, have some special challenges when it comes to their education. Read Ginny's story about why she chooses to homeschool her children.

I Homeschool because… My Children are Twice Exceptional.

Ginny shares why homeschooling is the best choice for her twice exceptional children. Part of our series: 10 Great Reasons to Homeschool My daughter failed out of kindergarten when she was six years old. What kind of kid goes in reading at a sixth-grade level only to get unceremoniously thrown out? Mine, it seemed, and the … Continue reading I Homeschool because… My Children are Twice Exceptional.

Finally! Summer screen time you can feel GOOD about! Check out these 10 FREE online summer programs for kids. The fun way to summer school with coding, math, grammar, latin and more! Offered for a limited time through Homeschool Buyers Co-op!

10 FREE Online Courses for Kids! Screentime You can feel GOOD about!

I'm excited to introduce ten totally FREE online courses for kids that are perfect for the summer. As parents, we want to avoid the summer slide. But schooling through the summer doesn't have to mean long hours at the kitchen table! Take a look at these ten fantastic, award-winning (and free) online courses for kids. … Continue reading 10 FREE Online Courses for Kids! Screentime You can feel GOOD about!

Do you have a child who just HATES worksheets? Create your own fun and interactive homeschool workbooks that your child will love! Easy and FREE!

Homeschool Workbooks: Easy & FREE Solution for Kids that Hate Worksheets

Homeschool workbooks are a great solution for kids who just hate worksheets. Let me show you how to build your own interactive and FUN homeschool workbook that is perfectly customized to your child's interests and skill level. Plus get started with a free printable worksheet at the end of this post! I have two kinds of … Continue reading Homeschool Workbooks: Easy & FREE Solution for Kids that Hate Worksheets

Hear Kirstee's story about how her time spend homeschooling brings her family together. Part of our Reasons to Homeschool series.

Homeschool for your Family: Spending Time Together Brings Us Closer

Kirstee tells how the decision to homeschool brought her family together. Part of our series: 10 Great Reasons to Homeschool 'Why do you homeshool?' is a question we homeschool mamas get used to answering. For us it always comes back to valuing the time we get to spend together as a family. How family time lead … Continue reading Homeschool for your Family: Spending Time Together Brings Us Closer

I homeschool because: My kids have dyslexia and learning differences. A look into the life of homeschool mom, Kim, and her reasons behind choosing to homeschool her children.

I Homeschool Because… Dyslexia & Learning Differences

Kim shares why she chose homeschooling for her children with dyslexia and learning differences. Part of our series: 10 Great Reasons to Homeschool This parenting gig is hard. This homeschool parenting gig is not playing around either. We came to homeschool because we had exhausted our other options. I loved school. I'm a teacher, my … Continue reading I Homeschool Because… Dyslexia & Learning Differences

How to teach Spanish - even when you don't speak it! 3 tips for parents who don't speak Spanish. You CAN do it!!!

How to Teach Spanish When You Don’t Speak It?!? 3 Options!

Your child wants to learn a foreign language, but you don't know how to teach Spanish!!! Don't worry. I've got you covered with three great options for non-Spanish speakers that want to homeschool a foreign language. Read on, teach on!   Homeschooling has it's challenges. One question that comes up all the time is: How … Continue reading How to Teach Spanish When You Don’t Speak It?!? 3 Options!

Kindergarten Spanish Lessons! Resources for a fun and gentle introduction to the Spanish language.

Kindergarten Spanish Lessons – A Gentle Introduction to Foreign Language

Looking for a few ideas for simple kindergarten Spanish lessons? Introduce your children to a foreign language at home, even if you don't know how to teach (or speak) Spanish. Read on for a list of activities, books, and videos that will get your little one started with Spanish!   Kindergarten Spanish Lessons Our kindergarten … Continue reading Kindergarten Spanish Lessons – A Gentle Introduction to Foreign Language

Easy Spanish Songs to Sing - with videos, lyrics, and a free printable for your Spanish lesson plans.

7 Easy Spanish Songs to Sing – Lyrics, Videos, plus a Free Printable!

This page includes seven easy Spanish songs to sing to help your child learn Spanish through music! Read on for a list of songs plus lyrics and video links. And don't forget to download the printable lyrics at the end of this post! Learn Spanish through Music We've used a variety of eclectic materials to … Continue reading 7 Easy Spanish Songs to Sing – Lyrics, Videos, plus a Free Printable!

20 Poetry Activities: Reading & Writing Poetry for Kids of All Ages

Looking for poetry activities that will hook even the most resistant kiddo? Find them right here. I've put together 30 ideas for reading poetry, writing poems, and incorporating poetry into your other subjects and lesson plans. Poetry Activities for All Ages Whether you're introducing haiku to your kindergartner, reading limericks with your middle schooler, or … Continue reading 20 Poetry Activities: Reading & Writing Poetry for Kids of All Ages