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Keep your homeschool organized by joining the 52-week Homeschool Challenge with printable calendars, and 15-minute daily missions for getting your home and school organized.

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The Fun Way to Teach Even the Youngest Children How to Write

The Fun Way to Teach Even the Youngest Children How to Write

Given what I wrote on day 3 of the series on 5 Easy and Surprising Ways to Raise Writers, it may surprise you to learn who my children’s first writing teacher was. I’m a writer. I always have been. I’ve written a curriculum to teach beginning readers how to write. But I wasn’t my children’s …

Can Your Homeschool Teach Itself? It will feel like it can with these problem-solving tips to make homeschooling easier.

Can Your School Teach Itself?

Can Your Homeschool Teach Itself? It will feel like it can with these problem-solving tips to make homeschooling easier.

6 Anger Lies Christian Parents Believe

6 Anger Lies Christian Parents Believe

Anger is one of the most discouraging problems for parents. It creates fear, guilt, and even hopelessness. If it’s your struggle, confronting the lies you believe about anger is the first step in overcoming a problem with anger. I’ll begin with a bonus lie: psychologists don’t struggle with parental anger. Not true. It was one …

Our Top Six Homeschool Curriculum Picks - elementary, middle school, and high school reviews

Our 6 Favorite Curriculum Picks for This School Year

Our Top Six Homeschool Curriculum Picks - elementary, middle school, and high school reviews

What is a Homeschool Portfolio and Why Would I Need One?

What is a Homeschool Portfolio and Why Would I Need One?

Do you know what a homeschool portfolio is and how it can save your sanity? You will when you've read this post!

A Surprising Reason Your Child Hates to Write and What to Do About It

A Surprising Reason Your Child Hates to Write (and What to Do About It)

Groans. That is what I heard from my sons when it was time to write anything. At first I thought I just wasn’t using the best approach to writing for them. Every year when I attended a homeschool convention, I would look for something I thought would get them excited about writing. But the results …

The best resources for Cycle 1, Cycle 2, and Cycle 3 of Classical Conversations in one place.

The Ultimate Guide to Classical Conversations Resources

The best resources for Cycle 1, Cycle 2, and Cycle 3 of Classical Conversations in one place.

6 Secrets to a Successful Homeschool Marriage

6 Secrets to a Successful Homeschool Marriage

My husband and I will be married for 25 years this July. I consider a happy marriage to be a major factor in the success of our homeschool. I wanted to share six secrets for a successful homeschool marriage. Marriage takes two. I would love for you to listen to the podcast or …

The Most Overlooked Way of Teaching Reading

The Most Overlooked Way of Teaching Reading

I love this guest post by Amy Michaels. Amy offers a whole course on teaching reading as well as choosing curriculum, teaching gifted kids, and much more as part of her THRIVE Homeschooling Academy. If you are a new homeschooler or need help creating a homeschool that works for your family, I highly recommend it. …

Do you struggle to trust God with your marriage or with single parenting? The Trust Project can help.

How to Trust God with Your Marriage or Single Parenting

Do you struggle to trust God with your marriage or with single parenting? The Trust Project can help.

The Ultimate Guide to Language Arts Board Games

Ultimate Guide to Language Arts Board Games

Board games are a perfect way to teach language arts at home and in the classroom. Most students dislike traditional worksheets. Fortunately, board games are a very effective way of reinforcing concepts. Because Grammar Galaxy teaches language arts concepts in so little time, your grammar guardians have plenty of time left to play board games. …

How to Choose the Right Homeschool Curriculum #homeschool

How to Choose the Right Homeschool Curriculum

Do you find yourself constantly searching for the right homeschool curriculum for your family? I can help!

Homeschool Mom To-Do List

How to Get Organized When Things Are in Chaos

Is your life so chaotic right now that you can’t even begin to get organized? If that’s your situation, you’ll appreciate these six steps you can take today to break through the chaos and get organized. #1 Stop and pray Too often when our lives are chaotic, we are in the midst of spiritual …

The #1 Question I'm Asked by Homeschoolers and My Answer

What is the number one question I am asked by homeschoolers? You may think that it has something to do with socialization because that’s what non-homeschoolers love to ask us about. You may think it has something to do with mental health because I’m a psychologist. But you would be wrong. To tell you the …

Are you facing transitions in your homeschool this year? I am. I learned how to make them smoother. #homeschool

How to Make Smooth Transitions in Your Homeschool

Are you facing transitions in your homeschool this year? I am. I learned how to make them smoother. #homeschool