Everything You Need to Know About Homeschooling in Nevada: Requirements, Notice of Intent, Educational Plan, and More!

Before you can begin homeschooling, there are certain requirements and regulations that must be met. In Nevada.

Homeschool February Fun: Planning for February Holidays

February is a busy month for homeschoolers! February holidays this month: Black History Month, Groundhog Day, Presidents Day, and Valentines day. There are so many opportunities for field trips and learning activities. I will be sharing all the resources here on this page including activities, decorations, and books. This page will be updated frequently withContinue reading “Homeschool February Fun: Planning for February Holidays”

Why We Stopped Using The Good and Beautiful Homeschool Curriculum- The Pros and Cons

Homeschooling is becoming more and more popular as parents take control of their children’s education. As with any educational choice, there are pros and cons to each and every curriculum. One of the most popular homeschool curriculum is The Good and Beautiful Homeschool Curriculum, which is designed to be an easy-to-use, open-and-go type of curriculum. We used this curriculum for multiple years and multiple levels and made the decision to quit using The Good and Beautiful.

The Benefits of Homeschooling: Statistical Evidence to Support Your Decision

Before we decided to take the leap from public school to homeschool, one of my very first searches was statistics of homeschool kids….because everyone needs proof right? What I found in my research helped me make the decision to homeschool my children. Are There Actual Benefits to Homeschooling Your Children Homeschooling has become increasingly popularContinue reading “The Benefits of Homeschooling: Statistical Evidence to Support Your Decision”

Teaching a Preschooler to Write Letters – ABC Writing Lesson Review

This past August we “officially” started preschool with my son who was 3 when we started. I say this very lightly as we have no official preschool schedule. We have lots of different resources that we sit down and use whenever we have time and my son is in a school mood. Mostly we focusContinue reading “Teaching a Preschooler to Write Letters – ABC Writing Lesson Review”

Homeschool Computer Science – Let’s Start Coding Kit Review

If you follow me here on my blog, on Youtube, or my Instagram– you know I am a huge advocate for incorporating computer science lessons in your homeschool. Computers and Technology are used in every career field, computer skills are extremely important for kids to learn, especially at a young age. My interest in findingContinue reading “Homeschool Computer Science – Let’s Start Coding Kit Review”

Social Emotional Learning – LuvBug Learning Review

LuvBug learning is an adorable social emotional learning app for kids to watch fun videos and play engaging games. LuvBug supports PROACTIVE parenting, equipping kids with essential life skills. LuvBug is critical for parents concerned about introducing their kids to this crazy world of technology.

BookShark Virtual – How to Use It In Your Homeschool

As a working, homeschooling mom of multiple kids- I am always looking for curriculum that helps, not hinders our homeschool. BookShark is one of my favorite curriculums as our family has a love for books and they do a lot of the heavy lifting for us parents. I have used BookShark the traditional way whichContinue reading “BookShark Virtual – How to Use It In Your Homeschool”

5 Ways to Keep Homeschool Kids Engaged in Learning Over Summer – For FREE

Even though we were keeping pretty busy, when we weren’t busy, we were itching to have some educational time. Yes you read that correctly, my kids were actually asking to do school. That’s one joy to homeschool, kids don’t dread it (most of the time).

I didn’t want to break into our curriculum for our upcoming school year, so I came up with 5 ways to keep my kids engaged in learning over summer.

Engaging Homeschool Learning Program – BrainPOP Homeschool Curriculum Review

As soon as I started introducing learning videos to my kids from BrainPOP, it grabbed their attention. The fun, educational videos kept my kids intrigued. BrainPOP creates an active learning experience that keep kids highly engaged, rather than passive and inattentive.

The variety of topics to learn from and the variety of activities that go along with each topic will guarantee years of educational fun! The hardest thing for me was choosing where to start, there are so many great topics to choose from! They are also always adding new and exciting topics!

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