Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop 6.22.17

It's Thursday! Let's get right down to business. 10 Read Alouds for the Family Campfire was our most viewed post last week. I love her list! Many are favorites of ours. You'll want to add these to your summer reading list!   My features this week are: DIY Magnets even kids can … [Read more...]

Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop 6.15.17

Is everyone busy 'summering' yet? It looks like a trend. Last week's most viewed post in our Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop was Create a Summer Reading Program. I liked the ideas Leah had to share! My features for this week are: Summer Activities for Teens (and Tweens) 10 Fun … [Read more...]

Preparing Your Child for Life with an Internship for High School Credit

Alternative forms of education are not a new idea to homeschoolers, which is why I was very happy to receive and review a copy of  Internship for High School Credit from Apologia Educational Ministries. The concept of an internship is not new. Until recent times, the most common way to prepare a … [Read more...]

Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop 6.8.17

While shopping yesterday I picked up a few items that point to summer fun - water squirters, glow sticks, flip flops. You know, summertime essentials! We will be schooling through the summer, but that doesn't mean we won't make room for some summer fun. Last week's most viewed post in the … [Read more...]

Using Media for More than Just Entertainment This Summer

As a mother and my children's educator I'm torn between letting my kids have a summer full of fun and frolic or a summer of "let's not forget what we learned in school this year!" Is it possible to have both? I say, "yes!" I've seen a lot of bucket lists for summer floating around the internet. … [Read more...]