August 18, 2020

What About Socialization???

Yours!!A lot of homeschool moms get the question- “What about socialization?” This question is usually asked about the children. However, moms need socialization, too!In generations past, most children were home with their mothers until kindergarten or first grade. This was so for 75% of the post-World War II Baby Boomers when I embarked on parenthood. […]

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August 15, 2020

Our Second Book is Published! “Answers to Top Homeschool Questions”

This post includes affiliate links.My daughter, Julia Groves (at The Quiet Grove), and I, have just published our second book in the Homeschooling Basics Series– “Answers to Top Homeschool Questions: Helping Parents Homeschool With Confidence.”Choosing to homeschool your children is a big decision and commitment. Which is why having questions is natural. It is important […]

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August 11, 2020

Family Classic Movie Night

 Classic movies are movies that are enduring and have survived the test of time. Family movie nights can be inspiring.  They touch our hearts, make us think, we are better for experiencing them, and we would gladly experience them again and again.Movies are an art form and books are another art form. Some families watch […]

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August 4, 2020

You’ve Got This: 6 Steps to Rock Your Homeschool

Have you found yourself feeling that 2020 has been like living in a reality show? Have you found yourself suddenly crisis homeschooling? Did you used to think about homeschooling, “Never in my wildest dreams?” You are not alone! Many have felt that way.For many teachers, students, and parents, “Crisis Distant Learning” was very challenging. Some […]

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Summertime Photo Journal

Most of us have cellphones with cameras on them! Children love photography. Let your children take pictures during the summer, or any time of the year for that matter. They can take pictures of food, events, each other, flowers, landscapes, family, friends, etc.  Help them become an author by teaching them how to photo journal. FREE […]

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July 7, 2020

Help Your Youth Become

As children complete the elementary years, many parents ask, “What’s next? The aim of life is growth and for children that means growing up. The aim of youth is to become. We want to lead, guide, and mentor them to become the person they are born to be. How do we help them become? The […]

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July 1, 2020

Spark Their Love For Learning

As you embark on your journey of home schooling, it is easy to get caught up in logistics and curriculum concerns. However, if you would step back and take the time to spark your child’s love of learning, you will give your child a great blessing, they will retain more of what they learn, and […]

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