How to Use Historical Fiction in your Home School

How to Use Historical Fiction in your Home School

Historical fiction is a great way to get your kids into history! Think of historical fiction like time travel without losing the comforts and conveniences of modern-day life.  Whether kids realize it or not, history is stories. And who doesn’t love a great story? Unfortunately, though, history books are often more interested in facts, dates,…

Great Gift Ideas for the Homeschooling Family

Great Gift Ideas for the Homeschooling Family

Are you looking for great gift ideas for the homeschooling family on your Christmas list? Are you shopping for gifts that you hope will help them on their educational journey? Maybe you are looking for some presents that will be useful in their homeschooling efforts. Maybe you are a homeschool parent looking for some brilliant…

10 Ideas to Start your School Year Strong without Textbooks

10 Ideas to Start your School Year Strong without Textbooks

Here are 10 ideas for ways to start your school year strong without textbooks. Maybe you just got on board the homeschool train for this year and are working on getting materials ordered. Perhaps you ordered all your materials in plenty of time for the fall, but some items were on backorder. Or the delivery…

Curriculum – It May Not Be What You Think It Is!

Curriculum – It May Not Be What You Think It Is!

Curriculum – As homeschool parents, this is a word we hear all the time. We get curriculum catalogs, read advice about different publisher’s curricula, visit curriculum fairs. But I think, with all that, we are missing out on some essential things. We may not have a correct view of what curriculum is. So, let’s take…