Spelling: What Works for Us as a Large Family

Spelling: What Works for Us

The following post is from Melissa of The Cork Board When we first started homeschooling, spelling was not even on my radar. At the time, I had a fluent third grader who was a natural speller and a first grader who was just trying to figure out the basics of reading. I thought spelling would […]

2014/2015 Curriculum Plans of the Real Life at Home Homeschool Writers


I don’t know about you, but I really enjoy checking out what other people are using for their homeschool curriculum.  It’s like a little glimpse into other possibilities.  I like seeing what material choices they’ve made and how they’re combining it all up.  Sometimes it helps me to learn about materials I haven’t heard of […]

5 Things You May Not Know About Classical Conversations

5 Things You May Not Know about Classical Conversations

The following post is from Melissa of The Cork Board This post contains affiliate links. Not just about reading the classics in Latin and Greek. When I thumb through classical education curriculum catalogs, I often get the impression that classical education is all about studying ancient texts and civilizations. In fact, classical education is a […]

Five Things You Might Not Know About Sonlight

The following post is from Roan of Joyful Always: My children and I are in our fifth year of using Sonlight.  I considered using Sonlight for many years before I actually became brave enough to buy curriculum and commit to using it for one school year.  In fact, for the first eight years of my […]

How to Put Together a Free Homeschool Curriculum

The following post is from contributing writer Demetria Zinga of Christian Homeschool Moms. Before my “big” Sonlight purchase this year, I’ve homeschooled on a shoestring budget all along.  Needless to say, finding free curricula has always been a priority for me. Much of what you need to homeschool your kids is completely available- for free.  You […]