Teaching Geography through Literature with Amazing Picture Books.

teaching geography with picture books

Are you looking for the perfect way to teach geography in your large family homeschool? Don’t miss our favorite resource for teaching geography through literature. A few weeks ago, my Daniel caught me as I stared at our computer’s screen, riveted and heart-broken. The Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris was in flames, while people around the […]

Fun Ideas for Winter Learning

Need some fun ideas for winter learning in your homeschool? Grab a cup of hot chocolate and settle in with these ideas -- crafts, books to read aloud, activities, art and nature studies.

Homeschool mom, are you feeling the strain of winter? Need some ideas to fight cabin fever or push back against homeschool burnout? Are the kids climbing the walls? Take a look at these ideas for winter learning in your homeschool. You’ll find ideas for art, nature studies, books to read aloud, activities and more. Dive […]

Why My Kids LOVE Homeschool Dissection Lab

My kids LOVE to hear me tell stories about when I was in school. Since they’ve only been in a cottage school setting, they don’t have any experience with 50 minute class periods, bells ringing, or teachers who were less than stellar. “What classes did you take in high school? What was your FAVORITE?” Looking […]

Taking Our Homeschool Math Curriculum Online with Teaching Textbooks

Looking for a homeschool math curriculum that you can use online? We’re talking about our experience with Teaching Textbooks 3.0, and why you should consider it for your homeschool, too. When August rolls around, I’ll be kicking off my EIGHTH year as a homeschooling momma. (hear that round of applause?) I’m fairly comfortable with some […]

Our Favorite St Patrick’s Day Books for Preschool Children

St Patrick's Day Books for Kids

Hooray! It’s time to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day! We’re pulling out our {huge} collection of St Patrick’s Day books for children — my kids are so excited to be reading these books again! Take a look at some of our favorites, then hit up your library or add them to your collection. St Patrick’s Day […]