15 Life Skills Essential for my Children

As homeschoolers, we often like to think that our children are better prepared to handle life situations than many of their public school counterparts. After all, they do see us “living life” day after day. But after speaking with many homeschooling moms that wonder if they are allowing their children enough opportunity to truly interact with […]

5 Historical Locations to Visit on the East Coast

This post is from contributing writer, Tonya from The Traveling Praters.  1. St. Augustine, Florida The first city in the United States, St. Augustine is a beautiful, historic city that offers many free and low cost attractions for families. Visit Fort Matanzas, Castillo de San Marcos and the Colonial Spanish Quarters to learn about pirate […]

My Heart is Preparing for the Road Ahead

This post is from contributing writer, Tonya from The Traveling Praters.  I’ve never forgotten a discussion that took place at one of the first homeschool support group meetings I attended. A veteran homeschool mom stood up and announced that she no longer wanted to homeschool. After homeschooling for 20+ years, graduating three students, and serving as […]

Purchasing a Class Ring for your Homeschooled Student

The following is a post from contributing writer Tonya Prater of The Traveling Praters. My children don’t often feel that they are missing out on popular public school traditions. They’ve taken dozens of field trips, participated in classes, attended prom, played sports, and even have the option of graduating in a formal ceremony through our […]

Creating a One-of-a-Kind Bible in Nine Easy Steps

This simple craft, turning an inexpensive Bible into a special, personalized gift, can be completed in less than an hour by your teenager or by younger children with a bit of assistance. You will need to gather the following supplies: A Bible Coordinating scrapbooking supplies, paper, ink, stickers, ribbons, and embellishments of your choice Scissors […]