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 […]

An Easy Peasy Approach to Homeschool Science with Multiple Ages

Homeschool moms, are you struggling with teaching homeschool science to multiple ages? These Homeschool Subscription kits from Insight to Learning are the perfect solution.

Since I’m a registered nurse in my day job, it would come as no surprise that I seriously love science. Well …. biological sciences, that is. I’m no chemistry major, that’s for sure. Pair a mom who loves anatomy and physiology with a dad who loves space technology and physics and what do you get? […]

Amazing Help for Homeschool Families: Virtual Field Trips

If you asked my children their favorite part of homeschooling, they will always answer, “FIELD TRIPS!” I used to be a rock star homeschool mom, planning playdates and field trips at least a few times a month. That was when I was still on my A game. Now, as I juggle working outside the home […]

How We Use Online Learning to Help Struggling Readers

Are you trying to help struggling readers in your homeschool? Take a look at how we use MindPlay to build fluency skills.

Are you trying to help struggling readers in your homeschool? Take a look at how we use MindPlay to build fluency skills. My kids come from a long line of readers. My grandmothers and mother love to read, and I was a certifiable literary nerd in high school and college. During these past six years […]

Teaching Medieval History through Literature in Your Homeschool with Beautiful Feet Books

Explore medieval history in your homeschool by using amazing literature. Teaching history doesn't have to be dull!

Don’t stress about teaching medieval history to your children. My kids devour history through literature, using amazing selections from Beautiful Feet Books. This year in our homeschool, my Rachel dove into the Middle Ages with gusto. She studied the famous men and women of the Middle Ages during classical studies, then devoured meaty tales such […]