Homeschool

Learn about a New Flexible Homeschool Planning App

Learn about a New Flexible Homeschool Planning App

Homeschooling today looks so different than when I first got started. My son is older and officially a high school homeschooler this year. With that our scheduling looks quite different. This coming year we’ll be doing piano, homeschool co-op, First LEGO League, and likely other […]

Homeschool Writing Curriculum with Real World Application

Homeschool Writing Curriculum with Real World Application

I’ve struggled for years to get my son to write. I mean, he knows how to write, but he doesn’t like writing, the writing process or even coming up with ideas for writing. It really doesn’t matter if it’s a topic he enjoys or not. […]

Teaching Employment Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

Teaching Employment Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

The skills required to get and hold a job far exceed mental abilities. Being able to manage a task list, and communicating effectively are often more prevalent in the job front than skills which are attained through vocational education. But when you really look at […]

Teaching Finance Management Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

Teaching Finance Management Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

I’m continuing to explore life skills to teach gifted teens. As my son gets older there are some obvious ones that are presenting themselves, and others that I’m sure I’m likely to miss.  When it comes to life skills, finance management is a pretty important one.  […]

Cooking 101 Life Skills for Gifted Teens

Cooking 101 Life Skills for Gifted Teens

Day 1 – Cooking Life Skills If you are joining me from the iHomeschool Network 5 Day Hopscotch, welcome. I’m talking about life skills you need to teach gifted teens and for this first day of the hopscotch I’ll be discussing cooking life skills. While anyone […]

How to Find Core Math Homeschool Curriculum for High School

How to Find Core Math Homeschool Curriculum for High School

When it comes to high school, math is the one subject that gives most homeschool moms the most worry. Add to that, a good core math curriculum can cost $200, $300, or more and you might just want to throw in the homeschooling towel. But, […]

Getting Back to Homeschool Bundle Giveaway

Getting Back to Homeschool Bundle Giveaway

The 2017/2018 homeschool academic year is upon us. And, what better time for a giveaway than as your kiddos are getting back to school? This year I’ve pulled together a variety of items in my homeschool bundle giveaway. A little science, a little history, math, […]

How to Find Help to Identify Gaps in Gifted Math Learning

How to Find Help to Identify Gaps in Gifted Math Learning

I know it seems silly to say, but I sometimes wonder if my academically gifted child has gaps in learning. But the reality is, I do worry about that. This is especially true in math. Since he’s working 3 to 4 years ahead of his […]