Don’t Let Poison Ivy Wreck Your Nature Walk!

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The summer is a great time to investigate nature, whether you choose to pursue a formal study, simply revel in the wonders of your backyard garden, or take to the local hiking trails!  Plants will have all their leaves  and many will have their flowers in bloom or even fruits, … [Read more...]

Keyboard Classroom: Time Tested Techniques Taught at Home

New Keyboard Classroom Homeschool Pricing for Families

I took my first typing class in junior high. I remember the electric typewriters being huge brown humming machines. Lined up in rows, these loud, clacking machines were almost as intimidating as my typing instructor. She would slowly walk up and down the rows of students, calling … [Read more...]

Fall into Field Trips

Ideas and links for fun fall field trips for homeschoolers

    Fall is my favorite time of year, with October possibly being my favorite month. By now, most of us have been at the school books for a good month or two. The weather is divine in many parts of the country, and I think it's high time we scheduled some field … [Read more...]

Apprenticeship In Your Home School


*Apprentice: 1. One bound by legal agreement to work for another for a specific amount of time in return for instruction in a trade, art, or business. 2. One who is learning a trade or occupation, especially as a member of a labor union. 3. A beginner; a … [Read more...]

Homeschool Tweens and Teens at Work


Ah...the summer job. This time of year the mall is stocked with young people trying to earn a little extra money, or perhaps they have been launched out of the house by their parents in an effort to avoid a summer fraught with laziness and boredom. But what if the mall just isn't … [Read more...]