11 Alternatives to Paper Tests for your Homeschool

11 Alternatives to Paper Tests for Your Homeschool

  The purpose of a test is to evaluate whether or not the students have mastered a skill, understand a topic, or retain specific knowledge.  Paper tests are efficient in that they are relatively quick and easy to grade.  I have nothing against paper tests.  In fact, I use paper tests a good bit in […]

Homeschool Moms Ain’t Got No Time to Cook

Did you notice the grammatical error or two in my title?  Based on my time spent in the homeschooling community, I figured that grammatical errors were the best way to get a homeschool mom’s attention.  LOL I have no time to cook, and I know that I’m not alone. Because I know some of you […]

Homeschool Holiday Gift Guide 2016 is filled with gifts that parents and grandparents can feel good about giving.

Homeschool Holiday Gift Guide 2016

  As my children grew up, I always looked for gifts that were more than just fluff.  I loved giving them books, educational toys, instruments, sports equipment, and crafts.  I enjoyed giving gifts that encouraged us to play and learn together.  Now, not all of the gifts my children received were high quality educational activities, […]

Using a Lunch Budget to Teach Little Ones About Money

Right about that age when my little ones began to beg for needlessly over-priced products with cartoon images on the front or endless advertising campaigns on their favorite channels, I realized I needed to teach them the value of money.  That is when I began the Lunch Budget.   *This post contains affiliate links.  I […]