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Is Homeschooling Good for Your Child’s Mental Health?

Is Homeschooling Good for Your Child’s Mental Health?

May 2020 is Mental Health Month, so it only seems appropriate to share some news regarding homeschooling and its effect on your child’s mental health. I recently came across an article posted on Medium.com (Medium.com) about the affect that homeschooling could have on...

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Homeschooling’s Moment to Shine

Homeschooling’s Moment to Shine

As COVID-19 has turned our world upside down, homeschooling has been thrust into the global spotlight. According to a recent Forbes article (https://www.forbes.com/sites/kerrymcdonald/2020/03/11/the-worlds-homeschooling-moment/#3e2dfcb550c3), its estimated that 300...

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25 Things To Count as Homeschooling

25 Things To Count as Homeschooling

The world is constantly changing and so is the concept of homeschooling. In the current day in age more people than ever have been exposed to homeschooling by necessity. Some families have been pushed into homeschooling by new government mandates they chose to opt out...

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How to Homeschool When Life Happens

How to Homeschool When Life Happens

Homeschooling is a lifestyle not just a plan for education. It affects your whole life. Suddenly your life can change. In September, just as we were kicking off our homeschooling for the new school year, we found our needle in a haystack house. We had been talking...

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Watch a Bald Eagle Online

Watch a Bald Eagle Online

If your kids are starting to get bored, maybe it's time to learn a little bit and observe bald eagles. The bald eagles is the emblem bird of the United States, majestic in its appearance.  You can watch the Decorah Eagles live via webcam by clicking here.

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Brain Teasers

Brain Teasers

With the kids at home, their brains might need some exercise!   Brain teasers and riddles exercise your brain! Check out our insane collection of brain teasers for kids and all ages. Increase your mental strength today by digging through our brain teaser riddles and...

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Great Online Math Resource

Great Online Math Resource

With millions of school kids home, parents are taking on the role of teacher.    If you're struggling to help your student with math, mathisfun.com is a great online resource with clear, complete math explanations, worksheets, and games.    Click here for these great...

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10 Virtual Museum Tours

10 Virtual Museum Tours

Need to give your kids a little culture while you're in quarantine? Check out these 10 Virtual Museum Tours! National Museum of Natural History Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum National Museum of Iraq Hintze Hall, NHM London The Louvre The British...

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Seven Quick Tips for Surviving Homeschooling

Seven Quick Tips for Surviving Homeschooling

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been homeschooling, whether you’ve been doing it for ten years or you just started today; one thing is for sure: you need to survive. There are some days when homeschooling is a jungle path covered in slippery vines and your only...

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Children’s Authors Reading Online

Children’s Authors Reading Online

With millions of kids home from school due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, parents need not worry about them falling behind in their reading.   There are dozens of authors who are taking time to read to kids, online! For a complete list of authors offering a...

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5 National Parks with Virtual Tours

5 National Parks with Virtual Tours

As much of the world is looking to school their children at home, we thought we would share a list of 5 National Parks that offer virtual tours.  Go ahead and let your kids get their fill of the great outdoors from the comfort of your living room! Kenai Fjords...

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Your Homeschool Know-How Could Make a Difference!

Your Homeschool Know-How Could Make a Difference!

Authors are reading their books, artists are sharing their work, neighbors checking on neighbors – so inspiring to see people helping people during these challenging times. Many families are trying for the first time to figure out how to schedule learning time, how to...

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10 Favorite Things About Homeschooling

10 Favorite Things About Homeschooling

Do you ever wonder what works well in another homeschooling family so you can steal a few good ideas? Here is a shortlist of a few of my favorite homeschooling things most recently. Feel free to steal anything you like! Co-Op When we first started out in our academic...

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Phonics Readers

Phonics Readers

One of the most rewarding steps in our homeschooling journey has been tackling the task of learning how to read. Also, the most mind-numbing step in our homeschooling journey has been tackling the task of teaching a kid to read. Do you remember sitting on the couch,...

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Eight Important Milestones to Celebrate With Your Homeschooler

Eight Important Milestones to Celebrate With Your Homeschooler

This year I was reminded of the importance of celebrating milestones when our oldest daughter moved up from the children’s group at our church into the teen group. The Children’s Pastor prepared a few words to bless and affirm each child in front of the families...

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