Homeschooling

Homeschooling is becoming ever more popular. Read about this alternative to public education.

Don't Homeschool in a Vacuum, Find a Support Group

Don’t Homeschool in a Vacuum, Find a Support Group

May 30th, 2013 posted by Randa Clay

Homeschooling can be challenging, especially in the early years, when you’re still sorting through the zillions of curriculum choices and learning how to best work with your kids.  Fortunately, as […]

9 Homeschooling Methods: Which one is right for you? FamilyCorner.com

9 Homeschooling Methods: Which one is right for you?

May 8th, 2013 posted by Randa Clay

Are you interested in homeschooling, but don’t have any idea how to go about it? Generally homeschooling families fall into one of nine different homeschooling “methods” or some combination thereof, […]

Family Book Clubs: Creating Good Reading Habits with Our Kids

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jan Finlayson

The economic downturn has us staying at home more often, creating a great opportunity to get reacquainted with reading. With our busy lifestyles, it may seem hard to find the […]

Loving Summer Homeschooling

February 12th, 2013 posted by Randi Lynn Mrvos

How can you be sure that homeschooling will be right for you and your child? Summer homeschooling may be the answer. Five years ago I was determined to make my […]

The Giraffe – Taller Than a House?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Kids ask the darndest questions. Ones that make you scratch your head and wonder why you don’t have the answers. My 6 year-old daughter asked me “Are giraffes taller than […]

Organizing Your Homeschooling Day

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kelly Huckaby

by Kelly HuckabyWhen you decided to homeschool, did your first official day of school leave you feeling really great – and did your second day leave you in tears? Are […]

Why Do You Weigh Less in the Water?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Helping a Child Understand Buoyancy While playing with my 6 year-old daughter in the swimming pool one day, she asked the question “Mom, why can I lift you up in […]

Our Teaching Home

February 12th, 2013 posted by Lisa Easterling

I read with great interest an article in USA Today entitled “Hidden Virtues In Home Schooling Spur Growth”. The author, William R. Mattox, Jr. joked about asking Barbara Mandrell to […]

12 Great Memory Tricks for Students

February 12th, 2013 posted by Myjellybean.com

Students are required to remember a lot of information. There’s material (facts, concepts, ideas, formulas, etc) for tests, answering questions in class, and understanding concepts that will prepare them for […]

Starting Down the Trail on the Homeschool Journey

February 12th, 2013 posted by Susan Warren

You did it. You hauled the kids out of school, collected their records and now, you are wagons ho! On your homeschool journey, much like the pioneers who traveled west […]

A Day In The Homeschool Life

February 12th, 2013 posted by Lisa Easterling

Homeschooling families differ in what works for each, just like all families differ. I thought it would be fun to chronicle an average day in the life of the Easterling […]

T.V. & Homeschooling

February 12th, 2013 posted by Cheryl Demas

I have a love/hate relationship with my TV. I’ve had days when I wanted to throw it out the window, when I’ve been shocked and upset by what passes as […]

And So It Begins

February 12th, 2013 posted by Catie Hayes-Gosselin

Although we got our feet wet this summer, we are now “officially” homeschooling! (according to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, that is). The bus paused in front of my house this […]

Where Do I Start?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Beverly Miller

If you are thinking about homeschooling you are probably wondering how on earth to get started. I know I did. It seemed overwhelming at first. The first thing I did […]

Back to School…um, I Mean Home

February 12th, 2013 posted by Catie Hayes-Gosselin

That time of year is rapidly approaching. If it is not so evident in the weather yet, just check out your local store. The stocks of sunglasses and swim goggles […]

Deciding To Homeschool

February 12th, 2013 posted by Susan Wilkins-Hubley

Switching to the homeschool environment is one of the biggest decisions a mother can make for her child. The decision can stem from a variety of reasons; bad “school” experiences, […]

Fun Picture Riddles Help with Letter Recognition

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

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Fun Space Facts

February 12th, 2013 posted by Janet Heller

Whether it’s Astronomy Day, Space Day or just any old day, these fun space facts are a great way to discuss a little science with your kids. Basic facts about […]

Have We Made the Right Decision?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Cheryl Demas

Switching to the homeschool environment is one of the biggest decisions a mother can make for her child. The decision can stem from a variety of reasons; bad “school” experiences, […]

Homeschooling & Grades

February 12th, 2013 posted by Cheryl Demas

Like everything else in homeschooling, the subject of grades seems to have as many variations as there are people who homeschool: from those who choose to eliminate grades entirely, to […]

Homeschooling – Can You Handle It?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Larry Johnson

by Larry Johnson Are you and your children cut out for home school? Homeschooling your own child has its advantages and disadvantages, but with total control you have the flexibility […]

10 Tips For Good Study Skills

February 12th, 2013 posted by Myjellybean.com

One of the main things that kids struggle with during their school years are proper study habits. Developing a habit can take a couple of weeks, so be consistent, and […]

Homeschooling Babies & Toddlers

February 12th, 2013 posted by Andrea Rennick

To be honest, when I first started researching this topic, nigh on almost three years (has it been that long already?), there wasn’t much out there to find. It took […]

Coloring Snow – Fun Winter Learning

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

All photos Copyright 2001, FamilyCorner.com Who needs a rainy day when you have a snowy day! Create you own winter wonderland with colorful buckets of snow. This is an easy […]

Learning From Life

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

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Day Trips – A Visit to the Zoo

February 12th, 2013 posted by Nancy Price

Almost all children enjoy a trip to the zoo. You can use zoos to encourage your child’s interest in the natural world and to introduce children to the many fascinating […]

Lessons by the Gulf

February 12th, 2013 posted by Paula Dundore

The beach was alive with the smells of the Gulf. Seaweed, fish, and sun-warmed sand; all with the fresh fragrance of salt and life. It washed through our senses as […]

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