In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing we asked our Blog Team if they would be interested in participating in a blog hop All About Space. It turns out that several families were already participating in space-related activities this summer... from unit studies to a space-theme quiet basket and even library reading programs... so the response was enthusiastic! Check it out! You are invited to the Inlinkz link party! Click here to enter
Did you know that more than half of the curriculum kits we sell are custom kits? It makes sense though, doesn't it? Since you're homeschooling, you definitely want to take advantage of that flexibility to give your math genius the difficulty level he craves or backtrack in spelling so he won't have gaps! Four of the most common questions we get about custom kits are below, along with answers. Do you have any other questions about custom kits? Or is there another way we may help you? Just email us, give us a call at 800-478-0672, or visit our site to live...
Originally published in a 1992 Timberdoodle catalog. How does a home teaching mom also find time to participate in a home business? More importantly, why?! Let me answer the why first. We do it not only to give our children real life skills, and to bolster confidence, but also to develop character. Our experience has shown that if our children are spending 2-3 hours a day in required schoolwork and 1-3 hours a day in required household chores, then apart from meals and other family times, our children would have anywhere from 5-8 hours of free time. While I won’t...
AMANDA ASKED: Do you think homeschooling a five-year-old is a better decision than public school? JOY’S ANSWER: You know, this is a harder question to answer than you might expect that it would be for a company making a living selling home education materials. The short answer is yes, but I’d like to give you more than a quick answer. Both of my parents come from families who valued education, and I have many teachers in the family. One of my grandfathers was a long-time teacher, coach, principal… and since he lived next door while I was growing up, I have...
Perhaps you, like us: love inspiration need practical tips and tricks want to know the latest research and info could use a shot in the arm as you plan next year are sticking to your budget - and extra traveling isn't in it If this sounds like you, you're going to really enjoy Teach Them Diligently's Back 2 Home School digital event: More than 60 workshops Over 50 different speakers (including our own Hope, Grace and Deb Deffinbaugh) Virtual Exhibit Hall Delivered to YOUR home July 22-26 All of this is just $25, or $19 for early bird pricing! Now,...