Tag Archive: composition

7 Tips for Homeschooling Your Teen

A while ago when I asked my followers on Facebook what they would like to see in my upcoming e-book about homeschooling curriculum, one mom asked for ideas for the child who doesn’t want to go the “traditional” college route.  While my e-book does not touch on that topic, this post does!  I wanted to…




The Homeschooler’s Guide To Writing A Research Paper

The “three R’s” is not just a clever educational slogan.  The three R’s should be the foundation of your homeschool program.  The reality is that if you give your child a solid grounding in mathematics (including algebra, trigonometry, etc.) and a proficiency in reading and composition, whatever else you do is not particularly all that…




How To: Teach Language Arts

A few weeks ago I shared ideas for teaching your child to read.  In this post I want to highlight other aspects of teaching the language arts (or “English,” which is what I call the combination of these subjects on my children’s high school transcripts.)  For the sake of this post, and to make it easier…




Write With the Best!

I have frequently mentioned that I have been home-schooling for twenty years (since 1990 to be precise).  As a matter of fact, out of my four children, only my daughter (my oldest child and only girl) actually went to a traditional school, and that was only for kindergarten.  Our home-school journey began when she started…