Biology for the Logic Stage Review

Biology for the Logic Stage Review

Middle school science is a sort of point of no return. Elementary science is typically easy, exciting, even fun. High school science is historically pretty tough. Middle school, though, is the time when science begins to shift from learning random facts to applying...
This Is Your Year to Attend GHC!

This Is Your Year to Attend GHC!

You’ve heard me talk about Great Homeschool Conventions. You’ve seen my posts about how to get the most out of your experience at GHC. You’ve scrolled past my downloads, my pictures, my videos, all waxing poetic about how much I enjoy homeschool...
Planning Christmas School

Planning Christmas School

Last week, I had one of those experiences that made me really grateful for how unexpected life can be. My friend Cait and I talked to a favorite author for The Homeschool Sisters Podcast. Except it was bigger than that – I actually got a chance to talk to...
Hit the reset button with Order and Wonder

Hit the reset button with Order and Wonder

As the holidays (and the new year!) approach, we homeschoolers are starting to feel a bit of a strain with regards to our learning schedules and really, we’re just all so ready for a break. Many of us take the holidays completely off, depart from our “regularly...
It’s Not a Contest: When Things Feel Hard

It’s Not a Contest: When Things Feel Hard

I met a mom yesterday. She has 4 kids – the youngest two are twins. I never had twins, so I turned to my friend Michelle whose twins are now 14.  “Are you having flashbacks?” I asked. She nodded in a way that said yes, and also hinted at a little PTSD that...
Getting to the root of homeschool struggles

Getting to the root of homeschool struggles

Have you ever had a problem that you kept throwing money at? Last year, not long after moving, our family desiccated into mummies.  Not really, but my son and I especially were dealing with some serious dry skin. First, I went the Target route. I would go through the...
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