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8 Proven Tips for a Successful Homeschool Transition

8 Proven Tips for a Successful Homeschool Transition

With COVID fears and our current world situation, there have been numerous families making the choice to homeschool for the first time over the last year.  The National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI.org) gives the following homeschool statistics: There were about 3.7 million homeschool students in 2020-2021 in grades K-12 in the United States  (roughly 6% to […]

Finishing Off Your School Year Right!

Finishing Off Your School Year Right!

Finishing Off Your School Year Right! I love spring and the beauty of the green grass and trees. I also love that spring brings the end of another school year and the respite and time to refresh that comes along with that. I’m guessing you are excited for that too! I’d like to share some […]

Praying for Our Children~ Our Disciples

Praying for Our Children~ Our Disciples

My dear friend, Kris Hage, shared these thoughts with me and is graciously allowing me to share them with you! NOTE: there is a free PDF download with verses to pray for your children, don’t miss it! Praying for our Children ~ our Disciples As John Newton told of God’s “Amazing Grace” in his life, […]

Let’s Make Learning Fun!

Let’s Make Learning Fun!

Make Learning Fun with We Love to Learn Stations Homeschooling is so much more than just doing school at home. It’s a lifestyle of learning where we’re taking every opportunity to help our children learn through real life as well as doing intentional formal studies. I encourage you to strive to make learning fun in […]

Homeschooling Through High School: You CAN do it!

Homeschooling Through High School: You CAN do it!

Many homeschoolers begin to panic as they approach the high school years. They fear they can’t continue homeschooling because it’ll be too difficult to teach high school level courses. I’ve heard other people say they don’t think homeschooling will provide a quality education for their student in their teen years. This is not true! As […]

Another Idea for Homeschool Planning: Loop Scheduling!

Another Idea for Homeschool Planning: Loop Scheduling!

Some homeschool days flow just like clockwork and other days unexpected things happen: someone gets hurt, the baby is fussy, a friend calls needing prayer and encouragement. And we end up feeling frustrated and discouraged at the end of the day because we didn’t get all we had planned done. We wonder how other homeschool […]

6 Popular Achievement Tests for Homeschoolers

6 Popular Achievement Tests for Homeschoolers

Do you have questions or feel anxious about annual achievement testing? Many states require that you give your child an annual achievement test if you’re homeschooling them. I’m from Minnesota and achievement testing is required every year for homeschool children ages 7-17. Deciding which test to use can be difficult for many homeschool parents. Below […]

Help! I’m Feeling Overwhelmed with Homeschool Planning!

Help! I’m Feeling Overwhelmed with Homeschool Planning!

Are you stressing because it feels like school is just around the corner and you don’t feel ready for your homeschool year? Maybe you’ve already done some planning, but you’re feeling like there’s still so much to do. Or like many of us, you may have put off planning all together, thinking you’d get to […]