Humor and Homeschooling

“Humor is something that thrives between man’s aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because you see, humor is truth.” ~ Victor Borge   I like to think that I have a killer sense of humor. My kids are very funny too (I’ve...

Rodeo as a Homeschool Elective

(The following is a guest post from Rebecca Toon, author and creator of Homeschool on the Ranch.) Did you know rodeo can be counted as a school elective? It doesn't have to be just an expensive hobby. Yes, it's expensive. But there are so many lessons and skills...

How to Start a Writing Club

I am leading a Writing Club this year at True North Homeschool Academy and to say I love it is an understatement. I love words, teaching people how to use them effectively and watching the enthusiasm and joy young writers take in expressing themselves and sharing...

The Power of Habits for Parents

Last month when I was here I talked about How to Get Everything Done. Or, rather, how to reframe your ideas of “everything.”    I didn’t talk much about habits. Probably because I’m much better at the philosophical assent part of habit (I think it’s...

A Thankful Working Homeschool Mama

(The following is a guest post from Tammie Polk, a working homeschool mom, and True North Homeschool Academy contributor.) We’ve all had that day when we get off from work or walk out of our home office and realize that there was so much that could’ve happened that...

Fall Freebies for the Frugal Homeschooler!

Fall Freebies for the astute and frugal homeschooler As a homeschooling Momma, you are probably on the lookout for quality, inexpensive materials. I can do you one better and offer you up to $150 in Fall Freebies. Over 13 Free Homeschooling Resources such as...

Should I Homeschool? The Big Decision.

There's always a lot of talk and questions every from those considering homeschooling. Perhaps you are wondering "Should I homeschool?"  It's always frightening to take the road less traveled. If you are sitting on the fence, take heart. Here are some easy questions...

Pursuing Interests through Homeschool Electives

Pursuing Interests through Homeschool Electives

When I first made the decision to homeschool my son who was just starting Kindergarten, I began to look at curriculum.  I soon discovered there were THOUSANDS of choices! And that was just for one subject! I soon found that there were favorites among homeschoolers -...

The Value of Homeschool Extras

The Value of Homeschool Extras

One of the greatest perks of homeschooling is that it can be tailored to each child.  This perk not only applies to core curriculum but also to all the little extras.  You may be tempted to skip out on some of these.  However, these extras are what can take a typical...

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