homeschool

Teach Your Teen Writing
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Teach Your Teen Writing

Homeschooling middle and high school doesn’t need to be scary! If you ask me, it’s actually really fun. :) But you don’t need to feel guilty for outsourcing some of it. There are many resources, online programs, and…

Earth Day Books for Kids and a Free Printable!

Earth Day Books for Kids and a Free Printable!

Teaching kids to care for the earth is an important part of our responsibility as parents and educators. Caring for the living things on our planet is about more than just recycling, but about stewarding the gifts we’ve…

Resources for Teaching about U.S. Presidents
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Resources for Teaching about U.S. Presidents

My kids and I have been studying the U.S. Presidents in our homeschool (which is a pretty common thing around Presidents’ Day ;) and I thought it would be helpful to round up the resources that we’ve been…

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CYH: 10 Tips for Teaching Math when your kids are Struggling

**This post is part of the Cultivate Your Home Community. To read the full post, please join our monthly membership for access to this and other content** How can you engage your child in math… Whoops! It looks…

Must Have School Supplies for Homeschoolers

Must Have School Supplies for Homeschoolers

Whether your kiddos go to school in a public school, do virtual school, or are homeschooling… all kids need school supplies! Now you could fill your homeschool room with thousands of dollars worth of supplies and materials, or…

Five Ways to Improve Kids’ Reading comprehension
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Five Ways to Improve Kids’ Reading comprehension

Once your kids learn how to read, you want to make sure that they aren’t just reading the words, but that they actually understand what’s happening in the story. This is called reading comprehension. If your kids can…

Teaching Kids Letters and Sounds
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Teaching Kids Letters and Sounds

I’ve spent a LOT of time over the last 17 years teaching kids letters and sounds. Between my time teaching in the classroom and now homeschooling my own kids, I’ve picked up many different ways for kids to…

Five Things You Should Know Before You Start Homeschooling

Five Things You Should Know Before You Start Homeschooling

If you’re considering homeschooling, you probably have a lot of questions about how to get started. This list of five things you should know before you start homeschooling will help you get started on the right foot. And…