50 Online Courses for DIY Gifts

50 Online Courses for DIY Gifts

At holiday time, we encourage our children to make gifts for others. They learn a new skill and develop character traits such as problem-solving, perseverance, frugality and consideration of others. They’re DIY gift giving has even led to income-producing opportunities when others have seen their handcrafted products. As a techie … [Read on, my friend]

Why Your Kids Should Read eBooks

Why Your Kids Should Read eBooks

I have a confession. As techie as I am, I’m not fond of eBooks. Reading eBooks doesn’t seem natural to me. I’ve always loved books. The library is one of my favorite places in the world…all those choices of words and illustrations! And I’ve strived to pass that love of … [Read on, my friend]

Are You Homeschooling For The 21st Century?

Are You Homeschooling For The 21st Century?

It’s always nice to get a fresh perspective. In this post, Pat Fenner from PatAndCandy.com shares how her perspective about digital learning has shifted throughout her homeschooling experience.   Once upon a time there was a sweet homeschooling family with 2 young children. They had a tentative start to the journey, … [Read on, my friend]

How Our Digital Homeschool Evolved

How Our Digital Homeschool Evolved

I recently discovered this video by BestReviews trending on social media, and it caught my attention.   This  “Evolution of the Desk” got me thinking about the evolution of our homeschool room and resources over the past 12 years. I considered all the materials I had when we started homeschooling … [Read on, my friend]

5 Benefits of a Paperless Homeschool

5 Benefits of a Paperless Homeschool

“Mommmmmmm the printer’s not working!” For some reason, that holler grates on my nerves. That is one of the wails I dislike more than anything, probably because I struggle with finding a solution. I see the documents in the queue, but it takes deleting the documents, shutting down the computer, and … [Read on, my friend]