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Awesome Homeschool PE Ideas

One of my favorite things about homeschooling is that my kids get to have an infinite amount of exercise. We can do as much homeschool "PE" as we want, even though we don’t officially label it as anything, but just having fun. Especially in this age of screens, (upon...

16 Info-Packed Unschooling Books

Have you been intrigued by the idea of unschooling, but you're not sure where to start?  Maybe you have searched for books to learn about unschooling, but aren't sure which ones are recommended.  I've got you covered! One of the best ways to fully embrace the...

Unschooling: What on Earth Is It?

Unschooling.  The word itself is mystifying to most people.  Do unschooled kids just not learn? Do these unschooled kids sit around all day and play video games?  What.do.the.kids.do? Even more mystifying in the unschooling puzzle, is what the parents do when...

How We Use Splash Math Online Program in Unschooling

When it comes to our unschooling journey, the question I get asked the most is how my kids learn certain subjects and how I track my kids’ progress.  This question comes up a lot in the area of math. Parents are concerned about their kids’ math skills and I...

A Day in the Life of an Unschooling Family

What do unschoolers do all day?  What does a day of unschooling look like?  I get those two questions a lot.  No two days look alike in unschooling, but there is a sort of unschooling rhythm that you can find with your kids.  We teeter back and forth between our...

The Busy Tree Book Activity for Kids

I’m not sure who was more excited about the book for The Nature Book Club this month--- me or my kids.  We have always explored trees and their parts, but this month we took a deeper look at trees and how they provide a homes to so many other living creatures.  We...

Teach Typing Skills to Your Kids for Free with KidzType Games

When my six year old daughter told me that she wanted to start her own blog I was both excited and a little bit nervous.  I knew that it would be a great experience for her to have her own online journal, and I knew that she was absolutely capable, but I wasn’t sure...

Sunflower House Decoupage Flower Vase

Most kids I know love flowers.  And you really can't blame them.  Flowers are so intricately made and each season (where we live) brings amazing blooms.  For this month's Nature Book Club, we set out to learn about prairie flowers.  It just so happens that one of my...

Explorers of the Wild Decoupage Art

Nature walks are at the top of my list when it comes to favorite activities to do with my kids.  Not only do we get out in the fresh air, but there is just so much learning that takes place in the great outdoors! From observing and collecting, to processing and...

Public School to Homeschool: What You Need to Know

It's that time of year.  Summer is quickly approaching and then another school year will start.  You will have to make a decision about what education path you want your child (and your family) on. You have probably thought long and hard about what to do for your...