Review of Apologia’s Online General Science Class for Middle School
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Review of Apologia’s Online General Science Class for Middle School

Review of Apologia’s Online General Science Class for Middle School Our son began his 8th grade year as a homeschooler this past fall. He has been homeschooled from the start, and we’ve always chosen his curriculum using an eclectic approach, mostly with the intent of catering to his strengths while moving his weaknesses forward at…

Remembering Harper Lee:  5  Lessons from Atticus Finch in To Kill A Mockingbird
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Remembering Harper Lee: 5 Lessons from Atticus Finch in To Kill A Mockingbird

Four years ago, the world lost literary legend, Harper Lee.  In 1960, Lee became instantly famous for her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird: a tale about friendship, racism, justice, and growing up in a sleepy Alabama town in the 1930s.  A native of Monroeville, AL, Harper Lee was a quiet, private woman who…

A Christmas Journal: 25 Days of Creative Writing for the Christmas Season
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A Christmas Journal: 25 Days of Creative Writing for the Christmas Season

Do you have a more relaxed homeschool schedule during December? Or maybe you take the month off from formal school? Whether you keep right on going, slow down your pace, or take a total break from formal homeschooling during December, you’ll love this Christmas Journal with 25 days of creative writing for the Christmas season!…

Moms Like You Share Their Opinions of Learn Math Fast
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Moms Like You Share Their Opinions of Learn Math Fast

“I thought my daughter was never going to understand math!” my friend said. Math just didn’t make sense to her daughter at all. When she’d been about 8 years old, she’d finally started to understand the simplest math concepts. As the years went by and she became a tween and then a teen, she never…

10 Reasons to Keep a Nature Journal
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10 Reasons to Keep a Nature Journal

Reasons to Keep a Nature Journal There are so many wonderful reasons to keep a nature journal!! I will discuss a few of them here with you, and I hope you’ll share some of your favorite reasons with us in the comments too! You may not consider yourself or your children particularly artistic. Or you…

Answering Your Homeschooling Middle School Questions
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Answering Your Homeschooling Middle School Questions

You asked, and we are answering your homeschooling middle school questions! Earlier this month I asked you all a question on our Facebook page. “If you could ask a seasoned homeschooler any question about homeschooling middle school, what would it be?” So without further adieu, here are your questions (with answers) about homeschooling middle school! Answering…