Electric Dragster Homeschool Project

Electric Dragster from Middlesex University Our Homeschool Project This Week This week we decided to use a kit for our homeschool project. I found this one on Amazon and knew it was something T would love. He is a car man after all. It was only around $10.00 and had great reviews. With Amazon Prime, I […]

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Interview With A Homeschool Mom

Interview With A Homeschool Mom Featured on Faith and Good Works! Interview with a Homeschool Mom ~ Gwen Little Welcome to another great Interview with a Homeschool Mom! Our homeschool mom this week is Gwen Little from Mrs. Cool’s Little School. Gwen shares her amazing insight from 3 years of homeschooling her only son who […]

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Bay’s Mountain Raptor Tour Review

Bay’s Mountain Park – The Raptor Tour Review Owls, hawks, vultures, and falcons make for an educational and fun day at Bay’s Mountain “A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.” » Chinese Proverb Yesterday we headed into Kingsport to go somewhere we go often, Bay’s […]

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Quote of the Week – Henry Ford

Henry Ford Quote of the Week “Whether you think you can or think you can’t – you’re right.”  ~Henry Ford This Henry Ford Quote will provide us focus throughout our week. This week we will be discovering how our beliefs affect us. We will talk about attitude, self-esteem, and behavior. We will discuss optimism. This […]

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Teaching Students Not To Quit

Just Don’t Quit Recognizing that you can not fail unless you stop trying. In our classroom, one of the most dreaded phrases I can hear is, “I can’t do this!”  Or, “I give up!” In an effort to remove any mention of quitting or failure I gathered this collection for a lesson designed to inspire […]

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Myths About Home School Debunked

Myths About Home School Debunked Why We Homeschool There are many myths about homeschool. Having been an actual participant in our own homeschool I have experience on both sides of the controversy. I never intended to homeschool. It happened out of a sincere desire to help my son who was drowning in the public education […]

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Kids Contests Worth Entering 2015 – 2016

Contests Worth Entering 2015 – 2016 The Top 3 Best Kids Contests So Far… I have offered a list like this before and I will do one again. It’s fun for T to enter these contests and often they offer substantial rewards. As a homeschooled student, opportunities to join group activities are always welcome into our […]

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Cade’s Cove Trip To The Great Smoky Mountains

Cade’s Cove Trip To The Great Smoky Mountains We went to the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge area yesterday for their Earth Day Festival. The festival did not start until three so we decided to spend the morning and afternoon at Cade’s Cove.  It was sincerely time well spent.  We spent so much time there that we didn’t […]

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Mom’s Night Out Movie

A Facebook friend of mine sent me the link above and I wanted to share it with all of you. It’s about a new comedy coming out that was created by homeschooler’s, all grown up and making it in Hollywood.  It begins with a commentary from the director talking about how he was forced to repeat kindergarten […]

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