Great Homeschooling Links: April 29, 2011

photo by San Jose Library

April is a month with five Fridays which means that I get another chance to share some great links that I have found lately.  I’m always excited to get a chance to do one of the link posts in a month!

Here are some recent favorites:

Lesson Plans – Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers
My lesson plan looked very similar to this today, except it was on a dry erase board.  I thought others might appreciate seeing this little dose of reality.

Homemaking for Girls (30 Days) – Homegrown Mom
Check out information about this amazing series starting next week!

In the Kitchen: Quick & Easy Breakfasts – Let’s Explore
I love these breakfast ideas that kids can prepare by themselves.

The Three Best Ways to Prepare Your Children for College – Simple Homeschool
I did well in college, but it was despite my study skills, not because of them.  I sometimes wonder how much better I might have done if I really knew how to study (instead of breezing through high school without needing to study much).  This is a great post that I wish someone would have helped me with when I was younger.

Encouraging Optimism in Your Family – Make and Takes
This is such a wonderful way to not only work on some writing skills but to encourage a great sense of contentment in your family.

Experimental School Gets Rid of Classes, Teachers – NPR
This was a really interesting article!

101 Ideas to Add Spice to Your Homeschooling Days – Bringing Up Learners
Wow!  What a great collection of ideas!

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Angie Kauffman
Angie, a domestically challenged nerd and mom of three very fun kids, is the founder of Real Life at Home.  Angie also listens to music every chance she gets, writes eBookspodcastsloves Pinterestdocuments the little moments in life on Instagram, and occasionally sleeps.


  1. says

    Hi Angie, thanks so much for your link to our post on Simple Homeschool – The Three Best Ways To Prepare Your Children For College.

    We’re glad you liked it! We hope our studying advice helps kids get the marks they should be getting at high school =)

    Chris Whittington