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...
Adding Routine into Your Homeschool Day

Adding Routine into Your Homeschool Day

Written by Trisha Pull   As the carefree days of summer fade into the demands of another school year, I’m tempted to view the needed return to  routine as an imposition.  I readily focus on the sacrifice required to maintain routine without remembering the many...
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...
12 Amazing Benefits of Game-based Learning

12 Amazing Benefits of Game-based Learning

Over the years, our family played a lot of educational games to help our children learn. Phonics games, math games, geography games, strategy games, you name it, we may have played it! And our children greatly enjoyed learning through games. Now that our children are...