Understanding the rules of grammar is great, but knowing how to put them to use is what is really important.
When you hit a plateau, you don't always need to look for a way to hurry ahead to the next thing. Sometimes homeschooling is all about slowing down.
We used Studio Ghibli's film adaptations of beloved children's books for a high school introduction to comparative literature. Here's how we did it — and how you can, too, no curriculum required.
When early readers feel overwhelmed, there are practical things you can do in your homeschool to help them build their reading confidence.
When you use writing as a form of punishment, every writing assignment can make kids feel like they're in the homeschool version of detention.
Easy volunteer projects your family can do together make community service part of your everyday homeschool life.
Documentaries for Black History Month, a saucy Jane Austen adaptation, ideas for family movie nights, and more stuff that might be fun to watch with your homeschoolers this month.
The halfway point of your homeschool year is a great time to check in with your kids about what's working — and what isn't.
Our culture needs the lessons of great literature like never before. In 2018, let’s resolve to elevate literature back to its position in the humanities.
These fun extras (all less than $30!) will add a little oomph to your everyday homeschool routine and help ease you over the midwinter slump — without busting your budget.
You don't have to use a curriculum to learn a lot about geography. Here's how Shell's family does it.
Beverly has some practical ideas to make homeschooling a little less stressful for you and your perfectionist child.
The messiness of history does not easily fit into the mold of a Hollywood blockbuster. But movies can do something history books often can’t — they can bring human stories to life and make us care about them.
When you're homeschooling with anxiety and depression, some days are harder than others. Here are some ideas to get through the tough times.
Halloween is a great excuse for a little creative writing! Here are five ideas to add a little Halloween writing fun to your homeschool this fall.
Homeschooling the second kid is a brand-new experience — now that you know what you're doing, you've got a whole new personality and dynamic to navigate.
You don't have to rush or totally shift gears to successfully homeschool first grade. Figure out how you want your homeschool to feel, and build your days from there.
Lauren’s excited to go back to work—but she’s not ready to give up homeschooling her two kids. We help her find a way to have it all.
However much—or little—you have to spend on homeschool materials, you’re always going to want to feel like you made a good investment.