You might be a homeschool scientist if . . .

I love science and we homeschool, so I like to consider myself a homeschool scientist. As we step into the new year, I thought that I would share with you twenty ways you can use to determine whether or not you are a homeschool scientist. These may or may not have come from real life experiences, but I will not admit to any specifics. So, here we go! You might be a homeschool scientist … [Read more...]

3 Reasons to make time for science

Science is awesome! It is passion of mine which has easily spilled over to my kids. I understand, though, that not everyone shares my passion for science. In fact, it is usually one of the subjects that is passed over in favor of the 3 R’s during the elementary years. I’m here to say that science education in the elementary years is beneficial in so many ways! I know that it takes a bit of … [Read more...]

3 Pieces of advice for your homeschooling journey

I have been homeschooling for over nine years now. My daughter is wrapping up her middle school years and very quickly heading toward high school. It is a bittersweet time as I watch my little girl grow up and realize that I will probably be the shortest one in the family! The thing is – I get to start the whole homeschooling journey over again. My kids are eight years apart. It is not … [Read more...]

A Day in the Life of…

I have shared several of these posts in the past and it has been fun for me to look back at them. I love to see how things have changed and to relive the memories. If you want to see what our days have looking like in the past, check them out here: A Day in the Life of... (2011 - with a 4th grader and a 1 yo) A Day in the Life of... (2012 - with a 5th grader and a 2 yo) A Day in the Life … [Read more...]

Homeschool Science Corner ~ Why Teach Science?

In my house, science is a subject near and dear to our hearts.  Both my husband and I hold degrees in the field, which means that our kids get a double dose of the subject! Our experiences with science have been overwhelmingly positive. The sad reality is that for many people this is not true. Most of the population cringes when you mention words like chemistry or physics. Science is often … [Read more...]