How To Successfully Homeschool and Work from Home

How to Successfully Homeschool and Work from Home

As I sit down to write this post, it occurs to me that I should title it, “The Things I’m Going to Attempt to Do This Year to Homeschool and Work from Home Successfully.” Because honestly, I’m not quite there yet. There are some things I do well. Some things . . . well, let’s […]

Delight-Directed Learning for Any Homeschool (a 5-part series)

delight-directed homeschool

{this post may contain affiliate links} For the past several months, I’ve been writing a series over on Heidi St. John’s blog, The Busy Mom, about delight-directed learning.  I think y’all know I am passionate about this method of homeschool education. It has served us well as our primary way to educate Ben for the […]

Q is for Quiet

Q is for Quiet

There’s a lot of noise out there.  Around my house. Online. In my head. Sometimes it’s all so loud I cannot hear myself think, much less hear Him speak to me. Sometimes the noise is coming from me. Kind of like Moses and the Israelites crying out to God just before He miraculously parted the […]

Write from History Giveaway {$160 value}

write from history

It’s time for another Weekly Giveaway 4 Homeschoolers! Each week, I join with Sarah at Homeschool Survival and a few of my other favorite bloggers to bring you a great homeschool-themed giveaway. This week there is a free gift for everyone AND a giveaway!   This weeks sponsor: Brookdale House- Write from History series In […]

Hip Homeschool Moms Back to Homeschool Giveaway 2014

Hip Homeschool Moms Back to Homeschool Giveaway 2014

Okay y’all — hold on to your hats. Hip Homeschool Moms began their 2nd annual Back to Homeschool Giveaway today and oh my! is it HUGE.  Nearly $40,000 in prizes spread out over 7 days. This is truly a giveaway extravaganza.  I can’t enter to win since I am one of the contributing writers at […]

Affordably Feed and Educate Two Children in Uganda

drinking water in Uganda slums

I have shared several times here on my blog about Future Hope Ministries. This ministry, operated by our own pediatrician, Dr. Laura White, and her family, cares for more than 80 former street kids in Uganda.  You can read more about these kids and Future Hope in my series, Helping Children in Uganda, and on my […]

Homeschooling for Free — The Best Sites for Writing Prompts

Best Sites for Writing Prompts

Welcome back to 5 Days of Homeschooling for Free! It’s hard to believe we’re already to day 5 of this series written for the Schoolhouse Review Crew Back to Homeschool Blog Hop.  I have already shared some of my favorite free resources for geography, history, math, and science: U.S. Geography with State Maps and Travel […]

Homeschooling for Free — Science That’s Hands-On

science that is hands-on

Welcome back to 5 Days of Homeschooling for Free! We’re already on day 4 of this 5-part series written for the Schoolhouse Review Crew Back to Homeschool Blog Hop. For the the first free days, I have shared some of my favorite free tools for teaching or enriching geography, history and math: U.S. Geography with […]