Life Skills as Highschool Electives: Shop Class


Teaching life skills is such an important part of homeschooling. My favorite part of homeschooling is the extra free time we have in our days to learn important life skills.Did you ever take shop class in Highschool? I found out just recently, that our local public highschool doesn’t even offer shop or woodworking class anymore. […]

Christian Magazines for Middle/Highschool Students with FREE Printable Resource List


Older students love receiving their own magazine subscription in the mail each month and reading new articles.Sometimes it can be hard to find wholesome, good quality materials for Christian teens. That’s why I am so excited for this free resource list. This list contains links to where you can purchase these magazine subscriptions and titles […]

Teaching Teens to be Financially Literate with FREE Printables

Teaching Teens to Be Financially Literate with FREE Printables

Financial Literacy is the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being. I think this is one of the most important skills we need to teach our teens! Money can be an exciting and overwhelming thing for a teen to learn to handle. As their lives change rapidly […]

Ways Homeschoolers Can Gain Excellent Time Management Skills


One of the most important skills we can teach our children, especially our older children is the skill of time management!Time management can come easier to some than others. In the teen year it is especially important to teach our teens how to manage their time to get their school work, chores and jobs done. […]

How to Make Math Count for Middleschool When You’re Not the Math Mom


As our kids get older, homeschooling just gets harder. It is especially hard and daunting when there are subject that increase in teaching difficulty.Math has never been my strong suit. I was always so nervous when we got to the upper grades that I would be of no use to my children and wouldn’t be […]

FREE Printable Logic Self-Taught Workbook


Logic as a homeschool subject is a wonderful tool that helps our children develop a method of reasoning. There are store-bought curriculums available, but here’s one available to you for free! There are 20 units in all and they cover several topics including statements, truth-value, validity, formal proofs, and much more!Click here to download your free printables! […]

How to Increase Rigor on an Average High School Course

Three beautiful girls learning together

Figuring out what types of classes your teens need and how to count them as credits for their transcripts can be tricky and overwhelming.This can be even more scary if your students are college-bound. Colleges like to see strong courses with rich course descriptions that are college-prep classes. There are many ways that you can […]

Cooking Basics for Teens


Every teen should know how to do basic cooking. Since most of them like to eat, this is a skill that can easily be learned if someone is willing to show them! Check out this basic cooking course for teens. It has 10 topics from boiling water to making mashed potatoes.Click here to teach your […]

20 Volunteer Ideas for Teens and Families

teenager painting the wall

As our teens get older there are many more opportunities that can open up to them to serve in their community.Teaching our kids to serve and love others is such an important part of parenting. Maybe your teens need to get in some community service hours for scholarships, or you just want them to experience […]

100+ FREE Resources for Homeschooling High School


Why spend money on curriculum when you can educate your children for free? Incredibly, here are extensive lists of free resources for homeschooling high school. Chemistry, economics, biology, math, literature, writing, poetry, math, history, Spanish, Bible, and much more – they are enough to keep your child busy for a long time!Click here to find […]