Guest Post – Dorie

Please welcome our Friday guest, Dorie, from Just Next Door. Six years ago, my husband and I began homeschooling. Our homeschool journey has not always been smooth sailing, and we’ve learned many lessons along the way. One of the greatest lessons I, personally, had to learn was that children are not ‘cookie cutter creations.’ They […]

Panel – Birthdays

Today the panel shares their ideas on how to celebrate a birthday during the homeschool day. These ladies are creative! Check out how they make their birthday homeschooler feel special!!  And don’t forget to come back tomorrow to link up your homeschool birthday celebration ideas. Melissa ~ Our home is HUGE on celebrations, any celebration. Birthdays are […]

Fall Garden

Fall Garden, Celebrate the Season By: Annalea Dirt is crusted under her fingernails. Pink shoes and mismatched socks are soggy from the hose. Sweaty curls are tangled. But all of that pales in comparison with her achievement. My girl pulled and cleaned a snack from the garden. All by herself. Wow. Back in June, tiny […]

Link Up – Preschool Parade

Welcome to the very first Preschool Parade link up!! This link up will be held every other Monday and is dedicated to preschool topics only. If you are new to this link up, doctor please read the participation guidelines and feel free to grab the button. Jane shares – Three (and a half)-year-old Esmé and […]

Guest Post – Tricia

Please welcome our Friday Guest, Tricia, from Hodgepodge. The community helpers puzzle. Its pieces dumped in the floor, again. I find myself frustrated, again. Frustrated to pick up the pieces and frustrated we were all sick. Frustrated we couldn’t get out and help the victims of recent flooding. But the Lord calmly gave me an […]

Link Up – Lunch

Yesterday our panel shared their favorite kid-friendly lunches. Now it’s your turn! Link to your lunch post and share how you have broken out of the soup and sandwich box! What are some of your children’s lunch time favorites? If you are new to this link up, please be sure to read the participation guidelines. […]

Panel – Lunch

Are you in a PB&J; rut? Tired of hearing the question ‘what’s for lunch’? This week our panel shares their ideas for preparing lunch without missing school lessons! Be inspired. Remember to come back tomorrow and link up your favorite lunch ideas! April ~ I have the boys make their own lunch. They are 11 […]

Autumn Activities, Celebrate the Season

Autumn Activities, shop Celebrate the Season By: Jennifer I always sigh when fall finally arrives. The cooler temperatures and lower humidity are a welcome relief from the South’s triple-digit summers. The arrival of autumn drastically changes our activity schedule. We spend more time outside. Our dinner menu changes from cold cuts and salads to warmer […]

Veggie Babies

Veggie Babies, remedy Preschool By: Jane. My 3-year-old has been all about dramatization and role play lately. And she’s adventuresome in casting the stars of her shows. Glue bottles, toilet paper rolls – they all fit the bill from time to time. I thought it was cute when Esmé grabbed an unhusked corn cob from […]

Guest Post – Courtney

Please welcome our Friday guest, prescription Courtney. Someone asked me the other day, sildenafil “Did you ever doubt your decision to homeschool?” I quickly and easily said a firm, “No.” See, I was homeschooled for my entire education. My parents did a fantastic job of teaching their children at home long before it was popular. […]

Link Up – Blast From The Past!

Stef, 10th Grade: Cheryl, Preschool:Link up your favorite teacher and a school photo (if you have one)! Share your post about your favorite teacher. Who made a positive impression on you? Who’s words have stuck with you all through the years? Have you carried over any of their traits into you own homeschool? And share […]

Welcome New Panel and Contributors

Today we are unveiling our 12 new panel members and 5 new contributors! Please give them a warm welcome. We’re sure you will enjoy getting to know them over the next two months. **Join the HSV tonight at 9PM EST for our first ever Twitter Chat! It promises to be a fun hour of homeschool […]

Tuesday Series Wrap Up

We have so enjoyed our team of Tuesday Contrubitors and their delightful posts Confessions of a Homeschooler! Today is our last Tuesday in the series! Next month we have a new series with new contributors. Check back each week to see how other homeschoolers will be Celebrating Fall! Function over Form, by Lisa Years ago, […]

The Preschool Parade

Homeschooling moms are a great group of women – there is so much wisdom and experience to share! However one thing I have noticed – I have been lacking in PRESCHOOL contributions! (Cheryl and I both have a 3yr old too)! So – without further delay – we will dedicate our Monday posts to Preschool […]

Guest Post – Jennifer

Please welcome today’s guest, Jennifer, from Milk and Honey Mommy. Somewhat confused – wondering how to get it all done, unsure if I am doing it right, the learning style we are using(?), being sure they are on target for their grade levels are all different concerns I have had over the past few months. […]