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. […]

Link Up- Science

Link up your favorite science experiment! Was there an experiment you liked as much as the kids? Do Share! Do you have an experiment that appeals to all ages? Be sure to share those beloved science resources too. Thanks for linking up, adiposity we appreciate your participation and your willingness to share!  If you are […]

Panel – Help Wanted!

This week we have exciting news to share about the panel. WE WANT YOU! It’s time to give the fabulous ladies on our panel a break and open the spots again to  12 new panel members!! If you would like to comitt to answering a weekly question (2 month comitment) please contact us!! Please understand […]

How To … Science!

Either you love science or you hate it! Unfortunately I’ve met a lot of moms who fall into a 3rd category – scared of it! Our friend Lori from our panel is sharing a few suggestions and tips for those moms who don’t know where to start or are burned out and looking for some […]

Science Fair

This week we’re talking about science! Don’t be intimidated, science can be fun. Do you have a favorite science experiment? How about one that was such a success the memory of it stayed with your children for months or years to come? And don’t forget about those wonderful science resources! Come back Wednesday when our […]

Guest Post – Tamela

Please welcome our Friday Guest, shop Tamela, from This and That An honest answer to why we homeschool… I hope that several of you can relate when I share my home school story with you. I was always skeptical of homeschoolers and thought a more “normal” approach to school would be the route I would […]

Panel – Rules

This week our panel shares their homeschool rules. Come back tomorrow to link up your rules and share how you handle homeschool interruptions and discipline! Crystal ~ Our homeschooling rules: 1. Be kind and respectful to parents and to siblings. 2. Do not interrupt when I’m working with another child unless it is an emergency […]

Nature Study

Nature Study, Confessions of a Homeschooler by: Cassie The other day, I was watching my friend’s two kids. All six kids (gasp!) were playing downstairs when the commotion started. I didn’t think much of it until my oldest came barreling up the stairs yelling, “There’s a mouse in the window well of the girls’ room!” […]