George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation in 1789

As part of my Homeschooling through the Holiday’s, I love to share with my children historical information surrounding each holiday. For Thanksgiving, I love to share the story of the pilgrims as well as read the all the different Thanksgiving proclamations declared since the founding of our nation. From time to time over the almost…

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Common Fears of Homeschooling Parents and How to Overcome Them.

Hey everyone, Today I am guest Posting over at iHomeschoolNetwork.net   I am writing about the Common Fears of Homeschool parent’s experience and how to overcome them. The truth is, that no matter what our reasons are for homeschooling, we are still often prey to many common fears. There are 3 very important things that…

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The Ultimate Back To School Round Up (Traditional & Homeschool)

I had planned on getting this back to school round up posted last week, bit life got a little crazy. I guess its better late than never.   The Back to School season is in full swing.  Some of your children have already started their school year, and others are getting close. As any mother or…

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How to Choose the Perfect Homeschool Curriculum for Your Family

Over the years I have had the privilege of speaking to and working with hundreds of Homeschool parents. One of the biggest issues many parents have is finding the right curriculum for their family.    Homeschool curriculums are not cheap.  This is understandable considering all the work that goes into creating them.  The right curriculum…

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7 Must Have IOS Apps for Small Kids!

Like many parent’s out there I limit the use of technology for my children.   I believe that phones, computers, and tablets are extremely addicting for adults, teens and especially children. However, I also see how when used appropriately they can be a great tool.

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8 Great Ideas to Foster a LOVE of Reading in Your Children!

I’m sure that we can all agree that a love of reading is a great thing to instill in our children.   There are studies that have been done on the effects of regular reading. The findings are quite impressive.  These studies have shown that regular reading increases vocabulary, increases focus and comprehension, improves writing…

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FREE Summer Reading Printables

I am a big advocate of encouraging children to read.   I believe that a love of reading is probably the most important thing one can instill in your children to promote a lifestyle of learning long after formal schooling is passed. Now this isn’t to say that I believe in forcing children to read….

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