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 […]

Saint Patrick Printables – Part of the Saints Unit Studies Series

Saint Patrick Printable

Since I married into an Irish Catholic family, Saint Patrick is high on our list of Catholic Saints. My children love hearing about Saint Patrick, and now that March has rolled around, we’ll be spending a lot of time learning about Ireland, its heritage, and the man who worked to bring Christ’s message to the […]

Tips for Nature Study with Toddlers and Preschoolers

Don't be intimidated by science! Check out these easy tips for nature study with your toddlers and preschoolers.

We’re sharing our best super simple tips for nature study with toddlers and preschoolers today, with our friend Colleen Kessler. One of the things I love best about staying home to teach my little ones is that I get to see the wonder in their eyes as they discover new things. I get to hear […]

25 Must Have Valentines Day Books for Children

Valentine's Day books for children - great for homeschool read aloud time!

It’s time to celebrate! We’re pulling out our {huge} collection of Valentine’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. &  Llama Llama I Love You Little Llama […]