Monday News & Discipline

I have very exciting news to share about some changes to The HSV! Our dear friend Cheryl who has been working morning, noon, and night on our social media will be shifting roles and managing this site! * blast the confetti * Rather than replace her fantastic tweeting ability – we’re ready to allow the […]

Guest Post – Ryan

Please welcome our Friday guest, buy cialis Ryan, healing from Alpha Omega Publications. As I type this, Twitter has seen 1141 tweets tagged #homeschool just in the last few days, potentially reaching over 30,000 people. Facebook boasts over 500 pages and over 500 groups just about homeschooling alone. Hundreds of bloggers have themed their entire […]

Link Up – Dads

So often the homeschool spirit seems to revolve around the children’s needs or mom’s time. But today it’s all about Dad! Where would we be without them? Homeschool dads are a breed all their own. Too often their commitment and personal sacrifices are overlooked. So today is the day to toot their horns! Lets honor […]

Panel – Dads

This week our panel shares ways Dad is involved with homeschooling! Laura ~ My husband works a lot but one of the things he does to be involved with the kids is take them places. He does a radio show on the weekends and they love to join him and help him run the sound […]

Relaxing My Grip

Relaxing My Grip, ailment Confessions of a Homeschoolerby: Jennifer Janes When I started homeschooling a few years ago, viagra I was terrified. Sure, recipe I had been a public school teacher, but I had never taught anyone how to read and write before. The lowest grade I had taught was fourth grade, and those kids […]


Where would we homeschooling moms be without the homeschooling fathers? Dads are an integral, but often overlooked part of homeschool life. They deserve some recognition! This week we’re chatting about Dads! How does Dad participate in your homeschool? Is he the principal? The encourager? The wallet? What makes your husband a fantastic homeschool dad? In […]

Guest Post – Kris

Please welcome our Friday guest, shop Kris, ask from Weird Unsocialized Homeschoolers What Homeschooling Has Taught Me about Me People always talk about how homeschooling affects kids – positively or negatively – but what we don’t usually hear is how homeschooling affects the homeschooling parent. Well, no rx except that time a certain relative said […]

Link Up – History

Link up your History!  Share your post when did you 1st hear about homeschooling and what was your reaction?  Did you have a mentor to help you get started? ** please keep in mind – this is not a why homeschooling debate but rather a when you came across homeschooling post!!  We are an uplifting community who desires to […]

Panel – History

This week we asked our panel: when did homeschooling crossed your timeline – and what was your initial reaction! Mirinda ~ In the spring of 2008 we decided to not register our children for the upcoming year at the private Christian school they had been attending. The “plan” was to enroll them in public school […]

The Butterfly Blunder

The Butterfly Blunder, Confessions of a Homeschooler by Stef Layton When we first started homeschooling a friend invited a few homeschooling families to her house to give a little “show and tell” day on Butterflies. She was creating a butterfly garden and was using her semi screened in back porch to keep the butterflies they […]


I love history.  One of my favorite things to do here at the HSV is share the On this Day in History facts with you!  History is important! This week we are going to chat History – you’re personal history!  When did homeschooling touch your timeline?  Did you know you’d be a homeschooler at conception, […]

Guest Post Carisa

Please welcome our Friday Guest, prescription Carisa from 1+1+1=1 Homeschooling. Not something I ever thought I would actually enjoy, shop let alone blog about. I am a former public school teacher {Kindergarten} and group learning advocate!! I never had anything against homeschoolers, just always believed in group education. God obviously had a very different idea […]

Panel – Outreach

Homeschool families are greatly involved in using their community resources!  We use our libraries, “free day” admission to museums, and many places have been kind enough to provide us with field trips – (fire station, police station, post office, bank, and grocery store to name a few).  I encourage your homeschool family to think of a […]

Library Outlaw

Library Outlaw, Confessions of a Homeschooler by, Lisa Perez We love the library. In fact I feel like I’ve properly brainwashed the kids, because they get almost as excited about a trip to the library as they do a trip to the toy store. Almost. I have a confession to make though. We’ve never NEVER […]

Community Service

Homeschool families have the wonderful opportunity of a flexible schedule! This week we are chatting community service! We definitely are not trying to pat ourselves on the back – but rather we want to share how we can better our communities and ideas on how we all can get involved! Fantastic opportunities for children of […]