Literature-Based Learning, Mama

I am not an expert on literature-based learning, as we are a bit eclectic in style. (If you are wondering about styles, take a look at back issues of The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine or explore literature courses at  But I can say that, after teaching more than twenty years, my children have learned exponentially
Could you use someone to cheer you on as you homeschool? Or better yet—how about a whole bunch of people to lean on, who know what it is like to be in your shoes? Wouldn’t it be great to sit down with people who have answers, people who deliver homeschool help for moms? Wouldn’t that
Hey Mama, Do you need a homeschool support group? Yes, you do! Encouraging one another is just as important for homeschoolers as it is for believers in Christ (Hebrews 10:25). There is something special about traveling a road with others who are headed in the same direction. If you don’t have a homeschool support group,

The Joys of Spring Nature Study

Spring! The time of rebirth! Everything is fresh and new. Flowers are back. Trees are budding. Whenever I think of spring, I remember the scene in the Disney cartoon movie Bambi where all the baby animals are being born, the birds are singing, and flowers are everywhere. The animals are singing, “Spring, spring, spring!” It’s

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