Tag Archives: Homeschooling

How to Make Your Sonlight Instructor’s Guide Flex for Your Family

I could write a love letter to my Sonlight Instructor’s Guide. It’s a treasure trove of thoughtful material, helpful schedules, great discussion questions, and insightful notes. I’ve used Sonlight for over nine years and my kids adore reading and learning. … Continue reading

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What to Do When the Science Experiment Fails

We all have our own pictures of what the ideal homeschooling day looks like. Mine definitely include an amazing, mind blowing science experiment that has all my kids in awe. Bubbling beakers, microscopes, home-made circuits, dry ice vapor, rubber gloves, … Continue reading

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More Reasons Kids Love Homeschooling: Stories from New Homeschoolers

In the decision to homeschool, one factor is sometimes forgotten — will the kids enjoy it? Will they thrive while doing school from home? Homeschooling is a family affair, so everyone needs to be on board with the lifestyle to … Continue reading

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"I could NEVER homeschool because. . ."

A woman stopped by our house in the middle of the day last week. She was hoping to sell us something. Most interestingly, she had her 7-year-old daughter with her, even though it was a school day. The woman was … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Homeschool Doldrums & How to Beat Them

Do you or your kids have a little cabin fever? If so, you are definitely not alone. This time of year is often very hard for homeschoolers ... even those who aren't in the middle of a snow-packed winter or … Continue reading

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5 Ways Literature-rich Learning Is Better than Memorization

Even if today’s math lesson may have felt like it lasted a thousand years, the truth is, we don’t have unlimited time with our kids at home. We must choose wisely how to spend our minutes as they become our … Continue reading

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5 Simple Ways to Celebrate Lent in Your Homeschool

If you're not from a liturgical faith background, the concept of Lent may be really new to you. However, you might be surprised by how much your family grows in spiritual awareness when you set aside the weeks leading up … Continue reading

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