Tips for Wrapping Up Your Homeschool Year

Tips for Wrapping Up Your Homeschool Year

Woohoo!  You finished another year of homeschooling!   It’s such a good feeling to complete the year and look forward to summer. Time to celebrate and give yourself some time to just relax. You earned it!   But before it gets too far past the end of the...
5 Tips for Helping Your Child Get Organized

5 Tips for Helping Your Child Get Organized

  Written by Sandra Chambers, guest writer  (Sandra Chambers offers a popular podcast called ‘5-minute parenting’ and is the author of Fingerprint Devotions: 40 Devotions to Help You Realize You Are a Kid Uniquely Created by God for a Purpose (Ages...
Why Am I Doing This Again?

Why Am I Doing This Again?

  Twelve Long-Term Reasons for Short-Term Perseverance with Homeschooling Written by Trisha Pull January can be a tough month. After the Christmas decorations come down and the deep cold of a Minnesota winter sets in, motivation to endure the day-to-day humdrum...
Perspectives from the Porch on Life and Homeschooling

Perspectives from the Porch on Life and Homeschooling

Written by Trisha Pull Have you ever considered the idea that some of our favorite places and pastimes can give us insight into life and priorities?   My in-laws house sits on 25 acres next to a river in rural North Dakota. The property is full of places to play...
9 Simple Steps for Homeschool Planning

9 Simple Steps for Homeschool Planning

Are you feeling stressed about preparing for school this fall?  I get it, it feels like a lot to do!   Let me simplify it for you and hopefully take away some of the overwhelm. 9 Simple Steps for Planning Your School Year Seek guidance from the Lord first!   You...
More Educational Games You can Make Yourself

More Educational Games You can Make Yourself

Games are excellent tools to use for teaching your children. They strengthen focus, memory skills, executive functioning skills, analytic and problem-solving skills, and even socialization skills. The hands-on, active learning opportunity it provides is also...