Exploring Online Reading Games for Multiple Ages

Grammar practice isn't boring at all with fun online reading games from Reading Eggs! Grab your FREE trial today and see for yourself.

Homeschool mom confession time — my kids LOVE online reading games. I put them to good use around here, practicing math facts, spelling words, and reinforcing phonics concepts. My only problem lies with having lots of kids at multiple ages and stages. A kindergarten student is working on different skills than a third grader. Even […]

40 Alternatives to Candy for Halloween Treats

Want to have Halloween fun, without the candy? Check out over 40 ideas for candy free Halloween treats!

Today, we’re talking about non candy Halloween treats for kids. Join in and share your favorite ideas! In our house, we try to keep candy to a minimum. My kids don’t need the sugar rush, and I don’t need the extra temptation for my sweet tooth. During the Halloween season, our children have loads of […]

Using Electives in Your Homeschool Curriculum

Looking for electives in your homeschool curriculum? These online options from Homeschool Buyers Co-op are a great choice for all ages.

We have our homeschool curriculum set for the year, but we are still working out our plans for electives. With three full time students, one part time student, and one preschooler, I’m being pulled in a million different directions. Electives aren’t high on MY priority list, but my children see them as the highlight of […]

Catholic Book Basket for September

Catholic Saints Books for September

Ready to celebrate the Holy Days and feast days coming up in September? What about learning more about the saints? This list of books, arranged in calendar order, will help you to be prepared to live the liturgical year at home with your family! September 1st – St. Giles Brother Wolf, Sister Sparrow September 1st […]

Super Fun Online Games for Struggling Readers

Does your struggling readers need help with fluency skills? Have you tried online games? Our kids LOVE Nessy Reading and Spelling.

If you step foot in my house, it’s quite clear that we are a house of readers. Our bookcases are filled to overflowing. You’ll find books in every room of the house — even the bathroom. (Hey! You have to bribe a preschooler on the potty somehow!) For my girls, reading came as naturally as […]