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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...

Legend of the Bluebonnet Fingerprint Painting Canvas Activity

Where we live, Spring time means warm weather and sunshine.  We look forward the wildflowers that line the roadsides and fill the once-empty meadows.  Bluebonnets blanket the rolling hills like the endless ocean, and the rest of the wildflowers sprinkle themselves in...

Homeschool Worksheets: When to Do Them and When to Ditch Them

Homeschool worksheets.  I have pined over this controversial subject more than most of my homeschooling decisions. Now, don't roll your eyes quite yet.  I know that worksheets seem like a trivial part of homeschooling.  You're right.  They won't make or break a kid....

Egg: Nature’s Perfect Package Scavenger Hunt Activity for Kids

When you think of an egg hunt, your mind probably goes to an Easter egg hunt.  But, for this month's Nature Book Club book and activity, we are going to take a peak at a different kind of egg hunt. Kids love nature hunts, but have you ever taken your kids on a...

How to Organize Your Home for Unschooling

One of the most frequently asked questions about unschooling is how you can set up your home to be successful. This is a tricky question because unschooling really focuses on the interests of your child. At times, you might use books, and other times you might be...

The Parents’ Job in Unschooling

When you decide to unschool your kids, it can be confusing as to what your role as a parent is going to be. How do you find the balance in your approach to unschooling?  How much do your kids approach on their own? A huge part of organizing your unschool is...

Learning About Your Kids in Your Unschool

Learning about your kids in your unschool. It seems so obvious when you really think about it, yet it's something that gets skipped over when you're trying to organize your unschooling experience. As parents, we get busy and distracted and we don't really pay...

How to Use Goal Setting to Organize Your Unschool

Unschooling is an amazing way to live life along side your kids, while giving academic freedom in your homeschool.  Many parents worry, however, that unschooling might be too unorganized and too chaotic for their family. This is a valid concern. What about the parents...

5 Ways to Organize Your Unschool

Choosing to homeschool your children is an amazing decision that is very rewarding.  Though there are a variety of excellent homeschooling styles, we chose unschooling for our children because of its flexibility and limitless learning opportunities. To a lot of...

What to Do When You and Your Spouse Disagree About Homeschooling

For some parents, the decision to homeschool comes very easily.  From the time they find out they are having a child, they know that homeschooling will be the way of life for them. Other parents are skeptical about homeschooling.  They believe that homeschoolers are...