Back to HomeSchooling

Welcome new followers! Thank you for supporting us in our effort to bridge homeschool families! Early August usually means back to homeschooling for many homeschoolers who have enjoyed the summer break. In my home it means it’s time to stick to the schedule for our family. Since my youngest is no longer napping twice a […]

Guest Post – Cindy

Join me and welcome a witty homeschooler, Cindy at Get Along Home, as our 5th Friday Guest Post! When I was asked if I’d like to contribute a guest post to The Homeschool Village about what our homeschool looks like, I did my usual fool thing and rushed in where angels fear to tread. I […]

Thursday Link Up – Art

This week we are sharing each family’s heart for the arts! We’re asking: what are you planning on teaching for art?! Next week’s theme is Back to School!

The HSV Panel – ART

This week The HSV Panel answers: how do you help your homeschoolers enjoy learning about the arts?Ellen – Enjoy learning about the arts? Wow, we are doing well if we cover the arts. I have used Feed My Sheep by Barry Stebbing to introduce and learn about painting, drawing, colors, shading, etc. The kids usually […]

New Series

We have a new Tuesday series – “Confessions of a Homeschooler”. Four great contributing homeschool moms will be sharing their silly lighthearted moments that keep a smile on their face and might brighten our days as well. These stories will cover past and present “oops moments” we all seem to have at one time or […]

Heart For the Arts

I am blown away by all the homeschoolers signed up for pen-pals! 158 were matched!! Thank you all ~ what joy it’ll be for those homeschoolers to receive letters! Don’t worry moms – there is something in the works just for you too. This week we’re talking art! In our home “art” literally means paint […]

Guest Post – Stacey

Great excitement for our 4th guest ~ StaceyLast week, I was talking to a friend and I heard myself say, “We are going into our 6th year of homeschooling.” It was at that point that I had an ‘out of body experience.’ You know the kind, where you are actually the one talking, but a […]

Link Up – P.E. Photos

We’ve discussed what P.E. looks like to each of us ~ now let’s see it! Link up a picture of your child enjoying their favorite activity that falls into “healthy exercise / fitness”! Don’t forget to grab our button or add our link to your post. Don’t have a blog?? Feel free to add a […]

The HSV Panel – P.E.

I am so excited to introduce you to our *new* HSV Panel! These fantastic ladies have a permanent residence in the Village (on the right side bar with links to their blogs – go check them out). The HSV Panel will be answering one question each week and sharing their experiences with us! “P.E. is […]

Mail

What is more fun than connecting with homeschool moms? Homeschoolers connecting with homeschoolers while working on letter writing skills! The HSV is going to attempt to roll out a pen-pal opportunity for your homeschoolers!If your homeschooler (K-12th) would like to sign up for a pen-pal – we will be organizing a list to match your […]

What About P.E. ??

Besides the “socialization question” the second biggest question I get about homeschooling is “what about P.E.” There are so many fun ways to raise a child’s heart beat and teach them rules of the game! This week we’re chatting about exercise, outside games, team sports, and how do you define physical education? No question for […]

Guest Post – Jamie

Please welcome Jamie Worley the 3rd guest post here at the Village!Our homeschool is primarily based on Charlotte Mason’s style of teaching: oodles of living books, nature study, copywork, narrations, poetry, and so on. But we’re a bit eclectic, too, so if I see an idea that may work for my kids, we’ll give it […]

Thursday Link Up – Grades

I hope you found out it’s not so scary asking your children to grade you! So let’s hear it – what grade would you give yourself and what grade did the kiddos give you! I hope you enjoyed the conversation! Next week we’re definitely taking the focus off of ourselves and chatting on a specific […]

Self Evaluation

“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” Dr. Seuss “For as he thinks in his heart, so is he”. Proverbs 23:7 This week’s topic is self evaluation! We hope it will benefit you! We were curious of a few things: 1. If you […]

Guest Post – Jenn

Thanks for the great recipes and linking up yesterday! We appreciate your support and interaction! Next week we’re going to talk about self evaluation! But today …… please welcome our 2nd guest post!Eclectic by nature I’ve been homeschooling for 11 years now, and almost every year has been different. I’m an eclectic homeschooler- using methods […]