A Field Trip to the World

A Field Trip to the World

“A ship in harbor is safe. But is that what it was meant for?” Travelling certainly has its risks, but the scales weigh heavier on the ‘just go’ side because new experiences educate our senses and our understanding of others and the world. What...
Homeschooling with Confidence with Who God Made You to Be

Homeschooling with Confidence with Who God Made You to Be

Liz is a personal friend of mine. I love her ability to be herself and not be pressured by those around her to homeschool a certain way. She’s honest with herself and the way God made her and her family. So meet Liz, this week’s homeschool interview. Liz...
Large Family Road Trip – How Do I Survive?

Large Family Road Trip – How Do I Survive?

Hi! I’m Charlene, here from Hess Un-Academy. I’m happy to be here with you today, sharing my experiences traveling with a large family. I have 7 wonderful kids, the oldest being 9. To say my life is chaotic would be an understatement. But do I love it?...
Easing Into Chemistry with Soapmaking

Easing Into Chemistry with Soapmaking

Chemistry can sound intimidating and scary, but it doesn’t have to be! There are so many fun chemical reactions you can introduce your elementary and middle school students to before they ever have to face a high school chemistry course. Soapmaking is a...
Homeschooling with Online Classes

Homeschooling with Online Classes

As most homeschool families have reliable wifi and at least one computer or tablet in their home, homeschooling with online classes is now a viable option. Many families choose to do all their homeschooling online. This does mean a lot of screen time for students and...
Teaching Writing with IEW

Teaching Writing with IEW

Knowing how to express thoughts with the written word is a powerful skill. For some of us writing comes more naturally than others. As homeschool parents we get the opportunity to come along side our child and find the tools that work for each unique child. We are...
Homeschooling with Boxed Curriculum

Homeschooling with Boxed Curriculum

There are so many homeschool curriculum choices out there! It can be so overwhelming. I hope that my Homeschool Interview series expresses that there isn’t just one way to homeschool! Today I am interviewing Heather, a mom who uses one main curriculum company,...
Living Books & Unit Study Fun

Living Books & Unit Study Fun

The wind chilled us to bone, but we trudged on, enduring the cold so we could rescue the lost princess. Would more danger await us? We would face each adventure with renewed courage! We were lost in the story snuggled up on the couch, unaware of time. Living books are...
6 Most Common Homeschool Methods

6 Most Common Homeschool Methods

If you’re thinking about homeschooling and are about to start looking at homeschooling curricula, it’s well worthwhile doing a little research into different homeschooling methods that might suit your family. This is because each packaged curricula usually subscribes...
Homeschool Planning for a Large Family

Homeschool Planning for a Large Family

Spring not only brings the end of year programs and subject completions, but the excitement of what next year brings! I get so pumped as I browse homeschool catalogs, thumb through new curriculum, and see the possibilities ahead. Homeschool planning is something I...