Review of the Christmas Unit Study by Homeschool Complete

Noodle and I were thrilled when we were offered the opportunity to review the Christmas Unit by Homeschool Complete.   A Unit Study is an all inclusive curriculum based on a specific theme.  The study will have activities and lessons that cover all subject areas. Although I use Seton Home Study School as the Things’ …

Halloween and All Saints’ Day (Catholic Homeschooling)

Being Traditional Catholics,  the Things and I are often asked if we celebrate Halloween.  The short answer is, “Yes.”  We just modify.  First you must understand the history of All Hallows Eve, the original name of the “holiday”. A common misconception is that the Catholic Church used this particular date, October 31, to suppress a …

How Scholarships Make College Dreams a Reality

Bug began looking into colleges during the spring semester of her junior year of high school.  By that summer, there she was, college guide in her lap, creating a spreadsheet of everything she was looking for in the perfect college.  I was amazed.  Her criteria was so different than what mine had been almost 30 …

You Want to Homeschool? Start Here!! (Free questionnaire!)

Scroll to the bottom to grab the Free Questionnaire About Homeschool Laws! Making the decision to homeschool can be daunting.  I remember when the idea first popped into my head. What are the laws? Where do I get my resources? What does it cost? How do I teach? Can I do this? And these were only …