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Spelling Fun in Your Homeschool

Posted by Kimberly on April 26, 2017 in Homeschool Information, Resources |

Spelling Fun in Your Homeschool Spelling doesn’t have to be boring or tedious. Spelling can be fun! Toss those work sheets and spelling tests and give some of these resources a try for spelling fun in your homeschool. Spelling is important. Because spell check doesn’t catch everything! SpellQuizzer SpellQuizzer is great for any age, especially if your […]

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Canadian Online Homeschool Conference AND Giveaway!

Posted by Kimberly on February 2, 2017 in Contests, Free Homeschooling Resources, Homeschool Events, Homeschool Information |

The Canadian Online Homeschool Conference **This event is over. Did you miss it? No worries, you can get an All Access Pass with lifetime access to all the recordings HERE. And be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this post to enter to WIN an All Access Pass. Good luck!** The Canadian Online […]

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Homeschool Curriculum Choices in Nova Scotia

Posted by Kimberly on November 22, 2016 in Homeschool Information, Resources |

Homeschool Curriculum Choices in Nova Scotia Parents interested in homeschooling always ask me where they can get homeschool books, often assuming they are issued by the Department of Education. The good news is, we have endless homeschool curriculum choices in Nova Scotia. Since the Department of Education does not specify what course of study we have to […]

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Can You Homeschool on a Shoestring?

Posted by Kimberly on September 9, 2016 in Free Homeschooling Resources, Homeschool Information |

Potential homeschoolers are always asking if homeschooling is expensive and how to make it more affordable. So, can you homeschool on a shoestring? Absolutely! Can You Homeschool on a Shoestring? Entire homeschool curricula can be found online, as can books, games, worksheets, you name it. I don’t know how homeschoolers did it before the advent […]

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Homeschooling Your Child with Special Needs

Posted by Kimberly on June 29, 2016 in Homeschool Information, Resources |

Homeschooling Your Child with Special Needs Are you considering homeschooling your child with special needs? Many parents choose to homeschool their children with various special needs such as autism, ADHD, Downs Syndrome, giftedness, diabetes, and deafness. A friend of mine started homeschooling her special needs child a few years ago, because his medical issues made […]

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Free Online Homeschool Conference!

Posted by Kimberly on June 17, 2016 in Free Homeschooling Resources, Homeschool Information |

Free Online Homeschool Conference! I love homeschool conferences! They are a great way to learn about different curricula and meet new homeschooling families, and the sessions can be invaluable. I always leave refreshed and energized to tackle a new year of homeschooling. I try to make it to as many as I can but since the Nova Scotia […]

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Homeschooling Through it All

Posted by Kimberly on June 15, 2016 in Homeschool Information |

Homeschooling Through it All There are so many advantages of homeschooling, such as being able to go on field trips as often as you want, and time for exploring passions and extracurricular activities. But how do you homeschool through illness, family stress, or crisis? When we first moved provinces almost 10 years ago, my then 8 year old son […]

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Homeschool Math with the Abacus

Posted by Kimberly on June 8, 2016 in Homeschool Information, Resources |

What is an abacus? Do you imagine one of these? That’s more of a baby toy and can’t be used effectively for calculations any more complex than addition and subtraction, but a real abacus can be. Homeschool Math with the Abacus The abacus is an ancient calculator that has been used for thousands of years. It is […]

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I Hope You Dance!

Posted by Kimberly on May 26, 2016 in Homeschool Information, Things to Do, Places to Go |

I Hope You Dance! I have dance on my mind since my daughter participated in the final dance competition of the season this past weekend. In fact, I got in the act as well and competed in a big studio number on stage with my daughter. Here we are backstage at the competition: When did […]

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Fun Schooling History

Posted by Kimberly on May 4, 2016 in Homeschool Information |

Fun Schooling History History is often the dry, dreaded class in a public school setting, but it doesn’t have to be in your homeschool! Here are some tips for fun schooling history in your homeschool. Eat Through History What did the Vikings eat? How about the Ancient Romans? What were popular dishes in the Medieval period? […]

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