Finishing the Year Strong

Even though we are close to finishing school, mentally,  I have already skipped over these last few weeks, and right into summer. I want to be free. School should be over already! As tempting as it is to say that we are, “close enough” and call it quits, I refuse. We are not done yet. I […]

St. Patrick’s Day for Christ

Each year on March 17, treatment everyone in our family wears green and you can fully expect to be pinched if not. Since I was a child this has been the tradition. However, stomach I had never given thought to what St. Patrick’s Day was really celebrating until one of my own children asked me […]

10 Things to Do Outside the Home but Indoors During the Winter

It’s December, are you getting cabin fever, yet? Wondering how you will keep your kids busy when you really can’t be outside for very long, because of the winter weather? Wondering how you will make it through the rest of the season?   Well, besides the obvious museums and library trips, here are some things […]

Tips for Homeschooling on a Budget

I wonder how many of our HSV readers are new to homeschooling this year. Are you like I was a few years ago, healing scared because public school is all you know? Unsure of the decision to pull your kids out {or choose not to send them at the last-minute}? Wondering how you’ll do it […]

Frugal Summer Fun for Families

I am thrilled to be writing my first post for The Homeschool Village. In taking over the Frugal Homeschooling column, I hope I can bless you and help you keep your homeschool budget under control. Over the last few years I’ve enjoyed finding and sharing great teaching resources around town and on the web – […]