Fun Plants You Can Grow With Your Kids

Most parents find themselves reminding their children to go outside more often. If this sounds familiar, you’d be glad to know that gardening can be a great way to get your kids to venture outdoors more often. Besides, it’s never too early to teach them where food comes from, and the best way to do …

Overcoming Homeschool Burnout

At some point in your homeschool journey, you’re bound to experience burnout. It is important to do your best to avoid this though. Otherwise it will affect the learning process. With this in mind, here are a few tips to help you along your journey. Know Your Limits You need to know your child’s limitations …

Homeschool for Kindergarten

Homeschooling for kindergarten surprisingly stirs up a lot of controversy. Apparently, parents who have been responsible for the education of their children for the first five years of their lives are suddenly woefully incompetent. Granted, some have been incompetent from day one, but others continue to do a great job of parenting. Socialization seems to …

5 Tips for Home Schooling a Teen

Advice for Success in Learning Home schooling a child or a teen is a big undertaking, but it is well-worth the effort. However, when teens begin discovering their independence, it can be a little more challenging than teaching a younger child. Consider the following 5 tips for home schooling a teen, and make it a …

Why I Homeschool My 9 Children

I would certainly have to be oblivious to the world around me not to notice the stares, the whispers and sometimes quite loud comments of those around me. The reason for all of the commotion? God has blessed me with what some consider a large family. We have 9 children. Yes, even as I type …

History of Home School

The Pioneering Work of John Caldwell Holt The history of home schooling has consisted of gradual attempts to reform the public school system and a turn toward education within the home by parents concerned about the quality of public education in America. The most important figure in the home school movement’s history has been the …

Homeschool: What Do the Children Think About It?

An Interview and Overview Recently, I have gotten many inquiries as to how my children feel about homeschool. Based on this curiosity and interest, I decided to interview my 9 and 10 year old daughters. These children have attended both public school and school at home, so they are coming from a balanced perspective. I …