Homespun Blog - July 2013

  • Frugal Summer Crafts

    Posted in Homespun Blog on Tuesday, Jul 30th

    Summer is all about getting your craft on! Get ready to whip out your scissors, turn on the music, and have fun with these craft ideas! Read More...


  • The Benefits of Earning College Credit in High School

    Posted in Homespun Blog on Wednesday, Jul 24th

    Image this: Your child graduates from college a year early and saves a couple thousand dollars, if not more, because he or she earned college credit in high school. Sound good? Taking higher education courses before the college years begin is becoming more common. It is also an easy way for homeschoolers to maximize their flexible schedules. Read More...


  • Complete the Homeschool To-Do List This Summer

    Posted in Homespun Blog on Monday, Jul 15th

    Instead of focusing on reaching certain goals or completing a lesson plan, use the summer months to tackle the long list of items on your homeschool to-do list. Set aside a certain amount of time each week specifically for homeschool related tasks, so when the school year rolls back around you will be prepared. Read More...


  • Hang Up Your Super Cape

    Posted in Homespun Blog on Thursday, Jul 11th

    Sometimes we like to think of ourselves as Superparents. You may even have a special cape just for spilled milk, bickering kids, or homeschool frustration. You swoop in and manage each day with finesse as you juggle homeschooling, church, home life, bills, and even manage to squeeze in some social time with friends. Yet, sometimes homeschool parents forget to hang up the Super Cape and relax. Read More...


  • Summer Homeschool: To Break or Not to Break?

    Posted in Homespun Blog on Tuesday, Jul 2nd

    It’s the decision that every homeschool family faces as the days get longer and warmer: Should we take a break from homeschool in the summer or not? Summer homeschooling can offer fun learning opportunities or it can be drudgery for the whole family. The decision to homeschool during the summer should be based on the needs of your children and you, as a teacher. Read More...