Category: Homeschooling

Sharing the Load

By Laura Simon When I decided to homeschool, I envisioned myself doing, well, everything. I’d discovered that most curriculum will pretty much walk the most clueless...

Triad-Area Tutoring Resources

Updated by Katie Moosbrugger Whether you have a child in elementary, middle or high school, we know that often times they need a little extra help when it comes to...

Back to School: It’s Not Just for Kids

By Laura Simon I’ll start with a confession. I’m an unapologetic book-sniffer. It’s one of the reasons I struggle use the library like I should…library books...

A Teacher’s Advice: How to Keep Your Children Learning All Summer

By Guest Blogger Kelly Nichols Our world is fast-paced and ever-changing. While that is often positive and productive, moving forward rapidly can leave holes in us as...

Can My Homeschooler Go To College?

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon “But what will you do when they want to go to college? I hear this all the time when strangers – and sometimes, friends – find out I...

So You Think You Want to Homeschool?

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon So you’ve decided to homeschool? That’s awesome! If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent a lot of time pondering the pros and cons...

Our Modern One-Room Schoolhouse

By Laura Simon Whenever I tell someone I homeschool my kids, they get a far-away look in their eyes and I can tell they’re imagining what on earth “home school”...

Raising Resilient Children

By Guest Bloggers Devon Davis and Bekah Sidden Counselors Devon Davis and Bekah Sidden teamed up a few years ago to present “Raising Resilient Children: Helping Our...

Big Family Living

By Guest Blogger Elizabeth Ruiz It seems that everywhere I go I get stares, looks, comments, pointing, and the occasional under-breath snicker.  Do I invoke curiosity?...

Back-to-School for the Homeschool Mom

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon I’m no stranger to this back-to-school thing.  Just last year, I was preparing for my fourteenth year as a classroom teacher while...