Celebrating Amelia Earhart ~ A Unit Study
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Celebrating Amelia Earhart ~ A Unit Study

July 24th is Amelia Earhart Day. A Kansas-born female who was interested in women’s rights, Amelia kept a scrapbook of women who were successful in male-dominated fields, and she would later go on to become one of these women herself. Who Was Amelia Earhart? Amelia Earhart was a female pilot born on July 24th, 1897….

Easy Fall Unit Studies for Homeschoolers
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Easy Fall Unit Studies for Homeschoolers

Now that fall is here, celebrate by going outside to enjoy the weather and by making hot apple cider! Here are some ways to celebrate in your homeschool, too, with these easy fall unit studies for homeschoolers! I love to celebrate our constantly changing world by creating unit studies surrounding the current season. This has…

Choosing a Great Homeschool Writing Curriculum
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Choosing a Great Homeschool Writing Curriculum

Writing can be intimidating, both teaching it and practicing it (as in, actually doing the writing). Lots of questions probably float through your mind as you try to decide on a homeschool writing curriculum. As a creative writer, I believe one of the most important parts of teaching the subject to my kids involves inspiring…

Over 30 Summer Reading Ideas and Information – Updated Yearly
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Over 30 Summer Reading Ideas and Information – Updated Yearly

If you’re looking for summer reading ideas, you’ll find lots of them here! I’ve included updated information for this summer, but you’ll also find timeless ideas and activities you can use any summer or even other times of the year. Many bookstores and businesses have stopped having summer reading programs, but there are still quite…

Language Arts Homeschool Curriculum from Common Sense Press
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Language Arts Homeschool Curriculum from Common Sense Press

Language Arts Homeschool Curriculum Review: Learning Language Arts Through Literature Reviewed by Chellie Haight          This year my daughter, Jana, is a third grader. She’s reading well enough that we have moved on from phonics to a complete language arts homeschool curriculum. We started our school year with different resources for spelling, grammar, reading, etc., and…