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The Ultimate List of Free or Nearly Free Electives for High School Homeschoolers

Free electives for high school are not hard to find. Electives are an important part of any homeschool high school education. While some elective credits are spent with additional science, math or history topics, electives are also an opportunity for students to explore their passions. Electives can also be a way to try on possible… Read More The Ultimate List of Free or Nearly Free Electives for High School Homeschoolers

2e/Dysgraphia/Dyslexia, Books, Featured, General Tips, Mother Culture, Science

Books for Anxious Kids and Tweens

Mental health awareness is important for everyone– including parents and kids. These books for anxious kids and tweens will help you start the conversation. Did you know that 1 in 5 people will have a mental health disorder in their life? This means that someone you love or you will face this challenge. Take a look… Read More Books for Anxious Kids and Tweens

Featured, General Tips, Web Safe & Smart

New Screen Time For Kids Guidelines from WHO: Sit Less, Play More!

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new screen time for kids guidelines to help parents set proper limits for their children. Children under five must spend less time sitting watching screens, or restrained in prams and seats, get better quality sleep and have more time for active play if they are to grow up… Read More New Screen Time For Kids Guidelines from WHO: Sit Less, Play More!

Charlotte Mason, Featured, General Tips

My Morning Time Loop Schedule + Free Loop Schedule Planner

My morning time loop has transformed my homeschool day. I started looping a few years ago. Looping is when you schedule subjects in sequence rather than assigning to a specific day of the week. Looping is particularly useful for irregular schedules because if you just have things assigned to Monday but you end up with… Read More My Morning Time Loop Schedule + Free Loop Schedule Planner

Charlotte Mason, Featured, General Tips, Mother Culture

How to Homeschool with Ambleside Online – And Love It!

Our family has been using Ambleside Online for the better part of a decade to structure our school days. There are many lovely Charlotte Mason based curricula available now, but this creation of committed homeschool families has been a gift to my family. Ambleside Online, like any other curricula, is not for every family or… Read More How to Homeschool with Ambleside Online – And Love It!