Choosing curriculum can be one of the hardest (and most important) things you do as a homeschooling parent! There are so many curriculums available to us that it can be hard … [Read more...] about Homeschool Curriculum for Kinesthetic Learners
It will soon be summer, and for many of us, that means a trip to the beach! One of our favorite things to do at the beach is look for dolphins swimming in the water. We love … [Read more...] about Big List of Sea Life Books
Hi! I'm Wendy, and I'd like to talk with you about learning styles. Many homeschooling moms have questions about learning styles. How do I figure out my child's learning … [Read more...] about What Is Your Child’s Learning Style?
Let’s talk some more about homeschool burnout. (If you missed my first article earlier this month, you can read it here.) I’m Wendy, co-owner of the Hip Homeschool Moms site, … [Read more...] about Preventing Homeschool Burnout
Have you heard of the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC)? It's a citizen science event that's fun, free, and easy to do! It's sponsored by the National Audubon Society, and it … [Read more...] about Backyard Bird Study
Have you heard of CTCMath? It's been around since 2001, but many folks in the United States are learning about it for the first time since it originated in Australia. It's a … [Read more...] about CTCMath Your Online Math Curriculum
I talk to so many moms who are interested in homeschooling but who are worried that they won't be able to teach their children to read. In fact, many moms who are already … [Read more...] about Your Child Can Learn to Read in Just 4 Weeks!
This week we have a great collection of ideas, resources, and printables about winter to share with you! For those of us in the South, winter is just getting underway, but for … [Read more...] about Ideas, Resources, and Activities About Winter
Have you ever heard of making snowflakes out of Borax and pipe cleaners? If not (or even if you have!), keep reading to find out how! It's lots of fun, and your kiddos will … [Read more...] about Christmas Science Experiment: Borax Crystal Snowflakes
With the frenzy of Christmas fast approaching, many of us homeschool moms feel the pressure of PERFECTION. Not only do we feel the urgency of preparing our homes for holiday … [Read more...] about A Christmas Journal: 25 Days of Creative Writing for the Christmas Season
NOTE: Here's a free Thanksgiving math game we published last year. I thought we'd publish it again for those who might have missed it! Also, be sure to look at our list of … [Read more...] about Free Printable Thanksgiving Math Game
Fall Science Experiment: Use Chromatography to Extract Color from Green Leaves We will do an experiment that explains how leaves change colors before they fall to the … [Read more...] about Fall Science Experiment