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Simple Lesson Planner

Lesson Planner {Printable}

Planning out your school year really helps make a difference in your homeschool. It means that you have a clear vision of what you want to work on and breaks down all the smaller steps to get there. This planner is based on the one that I have used for the last few years with […]

A School Days Treasury {Printable}

Our children’s school years go quickly – racing ahead at the speed of life, and even if we don’t have our kids in the school system, documenting this is important. So today, I’m excited to share with you A School Days Treasury, which is a free printable collection of papers designed to help record these […]

10 Words For New Homeschoolers

Now that I’ve been homeschooling for several years, with several different kids – I wanted to offer my top 10 words for new homeschoolers. Whether you are just making the decision, or  you have been doing this for the first year, these words are for you. Relax. When you first start homeschooling, everything is overwhelming. […]

Making the Most of Every Summer Minute

Making the Most of Every Summer Minute

As the school year comes to a close, many a homeschooling family wonders what ought to be done with all those suddenly-available hours in the day. Having spent so many hours together all year, the arrival of summer vacation doesn’t seem all that different at first glance. In fact, many homeschooling families recognize that learning never stops, so, […]

Ultimate Field Trip Guide – Canada

Canada is an amazing country – you can see and experience it from coast to coast through some unique and exciting destinations. Whether we’re taking a journey to a local attraction for a learning experience day, or travelling from one coast to the other, or even touring the country from in front of our computer screen […]

Meeting Your Child's Learning Needs

Meeting Your Child’s Learning Needs

Every child has a unique set of learning needs, whether they are gifted, have learning disabilities or behaviour challenges, or just because they learn best by seeing, hearing, or doing. Our challenge (and benefit) as homeschooling parents is to find a way to meet their learning needs. This month, the Canadian Homeschool Blogging Team shares […]

7 tips homeschooling adhd

7 Tips for Homeschooling Your ADHD Child

I have 2 kids with attention deficit issues. One is a textbook case of ADHD, the other is the inattentive ADD type. It can make for some interesting learning challenges and daily stresses. I only had them officially diagnosed within the last 6 months, so over the last several years I’ve had to work with […]

WHEN YOUR CHILD CONTINUES TO STRUGGLE: What You Need to Know

When Your Child Continues To Struggle: What You Need to Know

If your child has consistently experienced difficulty with learning and schoolwork, you may be wondering if you are doing something wrong. You may even have asked yourself whether you are not using the right “learning style,” or maybe the child needs a different teacher! Let me offer some reassurance! After helping hundreds of homeschool families, […]

The Homeschool Student Voice

A Word From The Students

When we talk about homeschooling, parents often talk about the pros and the cons, the reasons they homeschool, what that looks like in their family, the curriculum they use, etc. But – a key thing is missing….. what do the KIDS think of being homeschooled? This month, The Canadian Homeschool Blogging Team asked their kids […]