What’s Your Style?

What’s Your Style? Check out 7 of the most common homeschool teaching styles. Helpful links and 3 challenges & strengths are included for each approach.

Homeschool Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions. You either love ’em or hate ’em. How about some homeschool version New Year’s resolutions? Here are some to inspire you.

On Celebrating Christmas

Our guest blogger, Lauren, says that advice on managing holiday stress and minimizing Christmas engagements just might have it backward. Find out why.

The “S” Word: Socialization

Socialization: The “S” word often tossed out as a challenge to home education. Homeschooling parents needn’t shy away. Here’s fuel for a confident response.

Back-to-Homeschool Pep Talk

Start your new year with a back-to-homeschool pep talk from our Region 11 Representative, Danna. It’s sure to improve your frame of mind & heart.

25 Top Homeschool Tips

Check out this encouraging homeschool advice from our team of Homeschool Iowa Regional Representatives, all homeschooling moms of many years. Enjoy!

It Only Takes One Small Thing

It Only Takes One Small Thing

Anymore, I don’t run errands during the daytime with my children, mostly because schoolwork and activities have increased as my twins have gotten older. I have also become more conscious of the attention we draw. If I am with only one child, it seems that onlookers assume my child is out of school for the afternoon because of a doctor appointment or … Read More

Divine Appointments

Divine Appointments

I reacted with surprise when I saw the name appear on my phone as I reached to answer it. The call was from a homeschooling friend – one who had started homeschooling when I had, back in the 1980’s. I hadn’t seen her or talked to her in years. The Invitation   She sounded just the same as she cheerfully … Read More

What Not to Do This Christmas Break

Ready to take a long-anticipated Christmas break from your homeschooling efforts? Just say “No!” to these 3 homeschooling mom tendencies.