Stopping the Summer Slide

Stopping the Summer Slide

Summer is close on the horizon. During the warm months, families and students are eager to bask in the sun. After a year full of Covid related restrictions on gatherings, kids are happy to return to parks and playgrounds.  As a parent, although we are excited that our...
Life Skills for Homeschoolers

Life Skills for Homeschoolers

Adulthood appears in a blink of an eye. Our middle school and high schoolers need to learn essential life skills from somewhere, and it typically isn’t from a traditional school. This is one reason why homeschool critically benefits future generations.  A conventional...
Explaining Social Distancing to Young Kids

Explaining Social Distancing to Young Kids

Children of any age may struggle with understanding and following the rules when it comes to social distancing, but more so for younger children than younger teens. Children naturally gravitate towards others as a form of bonding, and want to be friends with everyone....
Are Proms & Graduations Happening in 2021?

Are Proms & Graduations Happening in 2021?

With the sudden shut down of many important businesses and practices last year came a lot of change. Seemingly overnight, many normal, daily practices and tasks were shut down with no certainty of when they would return. Schools, restaurants, functions, concerts, many...
3 Steps to Help You Begin Homeschooling Your Special Needs Child

3 Steps to Help You Begin Homeschooling Your Special Needs Child

My son was diagnosed with an intellectual disability fairly early in elementary school. The school staff and I quickly learned that a traditional classroom setting would not be the best place for him to learn. Your typically elementary classroom is full of sensory...
School Choice 2021-2022

School Choice 2021-2022

What Does School Choice Mean? School Choice is a big topic in education right now.  Many states are re-vamping their legislative agendas to deal with the topic while many others are changing regulations that have been in place for decades.  Parents of K to 12 students...
My Child Has an IEP, Can I Homeschool?

My Child Has an IEP, Can I Homeschool?

Homeschooling is often a tough decision to make, whether your child is in Kindergarten or in their Junior year of high school. You wonder, will I be able to keep my child on a schedule and what kind of homeschool teacher will I be? This decision can be made even...
Post-Pandemic Homeschool

Post-Pandemic Homeschool

With the coronavirus hitting many households hard in 2020, it created a whole new level of homeschooling. Whether parents were interested in teaching their children at home or not, many were forced to make accommodations and dive head first into the learning right...
Hidden Veggie Recipies for Picky Eaters

Hidden Veggie Recipies for Picky Eaters

Whether you homeschool your kids, they’re in remote learning temporarily, or they attend public school, you’re responsible for dinner every night. If you’re the parent of a picky eater, every night can feel like a battle to get your kids to each something besides...
3 Books That Will Make You a Better Homeschool Parent

3 Books That Will Make You a Better Homeschool Parent

If you’re new to homeschooling, it can be a daunting experience. In addition to online forums, curriculums, and fellow parents, we recommend cracking open a few books for help. These often give a more thorough teaching of all your homeschool questions and leave you...

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