Sometimes in life, virtual reality seems like a good idea. This world is stressful; it would be nice to take a break and visit somewhere beautiful, peaceful, and quiet. For some people, their virtual destination would be a fun game that they can play alone or with friends. When you don’t feel like dealing
Because of home education, we have the freedom to travel any time of the year or any day of the week. Some families have well-planned travel ideas, and some families are very spontaneous. It can be refreshing to get out, even if you bring the school books with you! Over the years, we learned
We often feel guilty that we can’t do all the fun things with our children that we see other families doing. Maybe it is due to finances, illnesses, an overload of work, or maybe we just have a lot of very young children who keep us exhausted. We dream of taking our children to
When the seasons change, our family tends to switch gears in our homeschool routine. I never like to be stuck in the same rut. When thinking about spring activities for homeschoolers, it’s fun to think outside of the box. It brings excitement and a change of scenery, which is oftentimes all that kids need.
I’m going to be open and upfront here…I don’t like winter! I’m sitting here right now watching it snow and thinking, man, I’m ready for spring and planting my garden. How about you? It’s been so cold and nasty out that my kids are playing inside, and quite frankly, they’re going stir crazy. What’s
We all want our kids to grow up with good social skills. But sometimes the best way to increase these skills is not by hanging out with large groups of other kids. During winter, you may have fewer activities outside the home, or your homeschool co-ops and groups may have cancelled or postponed social
Pizza night is always a family favorite in our home. We usually order from one of the local restaurants, and everyone gets a say in what we get. (And bonus, mom doesn’t have to cook!) Once and a while we get adventurous and make our pizza at home. We have several different favorite go-to
Bring the snow indoors by engaging your kids in these homeschool snow crafts this winter! Whether there is snow piled high outside your door or you have yet to see a flurry this season, your kids will love these hands-on activities that will keep them busy for hours. Though adults may easily tire of