Homeschool View - February 2014

  • Anatomy of a Homeschool Mom

    Posted in Homeschool View on Thursday, Feb 6th

    Homeschool moms bear and wear the marks of both parent and teacher, from the obligatory red pen to a pocketful of crackers and bobby pins. Maybe she’s not ready for a Parisian runway, but we love how she would rather be chalking the sidewalk with her kids anyway. Read More...


  • Hold Your Own Family Olympics

    Posted in Homeschool View on Thursday, Feb 6th

    Why just watch the winter Olympics when you can hold your own silly Family Olympics in the back yard? Recruit several of your friends and their families to get into the spirit. First, have each family pick a team name, color, and flag to add a touch of humor to your opening and closing ceremonies. Plan for five to eight outdoor challenges, but make it flexible in case little ones tucker out. Keep the playing field even by gathering children who are close in age and using props that are already on hand. Snap team photos, and let the games begin! These ten Family Olympics events are outdoor challenges that work best in snow. Read More...


  • Single-Parent Homeschooling

    Posted in Homeschool View on Thursday, Feb 6th

    Just two percent of all homeschool families in the U.S. are headed by single parents, according to homeschool researcher Dr. Brian D. Ray.Two percent doesn’t sound like much, but that represents approximately 20,000 single moms and dads who have overcome the challenges of this seemingly superhuman feat. So, how do they juggle everything? Where do they find the time to parent, teach, and work? And how do they make ends meet? Let’s find out. Read More...


  • Valentine Crayons and Melt-Their-Heart Milkshakes

    Posted in Homeschool View on Thursday, Feb 6th

    There’s no better way to say “I love you” than with handmade gifts. This Valentine’s Day, put a personal touch on tokens for your sweethearts with these fun and affordable crafts. Read More...


  • Top 10 Homeschool Topics of 2013

    Posted in Homeschool View on Thursday, Feb 6th

    From homeschool legislation to the most absurd comments our Facebook fans have heard about homeschooling, take a look back at your favorite Homeschool View articles from 2013. Read More...