That crazy “unschooling” word gets tossed around pretty regularly in the homeschooling community. Some people love the idea, and others think it’s a huge mistake. I think that the idea has merit, and the concept of locking our kids into 12 years of study in areas in which they have no interest is crazy. Isn’t […]
Hobbies help bridge the gap between being needed by our kids and having something mentally stimulating to do. We can learn something new, start reading about a topic that interests us, or take a road trip with our significant other.
By now, our latest issue is beginning to arrive in the mailboxes of our subscribers – and you know something? I think it’s terrific that some of them are on the other side of the country. When we started this, it wasn’t so it could be a local thing – unique to the area in […]
I’ve had the opportunity to spend the last couple of months reviewing (and using) the Homeschool Teacher Edition from A Plan in Place. They offer affordable, customizable planners for homeschool students and teachers.
Preparing our kids for adulthood is no easy task, but no one needs to be an expert to teach these modern-day survival skills.
Which brings me to my point: Many people seem to focus on college as an educational goal. I thought, “Why not focus on all the real options for homeschoolers?” They don’t all have to go to college, but no parent in their right mind would want to prevent it if their dream should require it. So here comes the spring issue – the start of our fifth year in publication – full of timeless and timely advice about how to help your kids achieve their goals; whether they require college…or not.