There are certain holidays that we as Americans have forgotten the history behind them. We see them as an opportunity to celebrate, throw a BBQ, get together with friends and family and watch a parade go by. Memorial Day is one such holiday. Ask yourself this question, do your kids know what ... Read More about Memorial Day Unit Study
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As homeschooling parents we get the privilege to pick and choose what our children will read, whether for fun or homeschool assignments. As Christian homeschooling parents, we look for books that are not only age-appropriate, but are in line with our Christian beliefs. It can be tough to find faith ... Read More about Faith Based Literature for Kids of All Ages
History can be a very fascinating and exciting subject to study, but it can also be dry and boring if not done the right way. Most textbooks focus on teaching children the highlights and dates, but making history come to life is important. That's why I encourage using living books to teach history. ... Read More about 125+ Games for Teaching History
When it comes to teaching history, I have often heard this question raised: "What should I teach? Should I focus on World History or American History?" My answer is simple, teach both. On our homeschooling journey, we have chosen a chronological path and teach primarily World History. That ... Read More about World History or American History: What Should I Teach?
I'm currently fighting working every so patiently with my 7 year old on his handwriting, the very beginnings of copywork. Lots of people talk about copywork. Do you ever wonder exactly why it's recommended? Copywork: What Is The Point? Here is a quote from Charlotte Mason: A Child ... Read More about Copywork: What Is The Point?
If you've ever looked through a homeschooling curriculum catalog, you may have noticed that "unit studies" are a popular topic. Several curriculum providers, including Five in a Row, KONOS, and Amanda Bennett specialize in unit studies for all age groups. Some questions that you may have after ... Read More about All About Unit Studies