Let’s Get Started – Homeschooling Pre-K

I’ve never been a proponent of serious schooling at the PreK level. I believe at this age the child learns so much by playing, mimicking, and using their imagination. To push schooling would be a disservice to the child. However, with that being said some children are ready to get learning at this age and …

How Can I Compete with Santa? How to Get Reading in Your Homeschool!

Really?  How in the world can I compete with Santa, the Grinch, Christmas Carols, Christmas presents, Christmas programs, and Christmas movies… it’s nearly impossible! Everywhere we look Christmas is here… and truthfully…the fact that “It’s Beginning to Look alot Like Christmas…” really isn’t my problem.  It’s the fact that I have to get and keep …

Transform Homeschool History from Dusty to Awesome…

Yes, we’ve struggled with history time being a boring subject that the kids asked to skip every day. I love history, and that really drove me crazy. Last year,  I finally sat down and made it a point to find a  curriculum and method that would change that way of thinking. First, I realized that …