Math Games to Multiply The Fun!

Math Games to Multiply The Fun!

If any single subject causes kids and homeschool parents to suddenly start shaking in their boots (freshly muddied boots from a recent nature walk, of course), it’s math. Not just math. Math.  Math is a polarizing subject, either eagerly entered...
The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Gifted Children

The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Gifted Children

Since I began searching for alternate paths of learning for my twice-exceptional son many years ago, and changed my thinking enough to gather the courage to pull him out of school to pursue homeschooling, I’ve watched the population of homeschoolers with gifted...
100 Ways to Tell Your Kids You Love Them

100 Ways to Tell Your Kids You Love Them

We had a tough day last week. The house was a wreck. Dishes piled up in the sink. Rice from the rice bin was scattered everywhere. And the kids’ room… oh my. The floor was covered – pillows, blankets, used pull-ups, stuffed animals, trash, LEGO – you name it, and it...
Finding Community: Building a Support System Online and In-Person

Finding Community: Building a Support System Online and In-Person

Homeschoolers – especially those that have been doing this awhile – laugh at the question that is most often brought up by concerned family and friends. The socialization question really is quite amusing, as kids have opportunities to be social in so many ways. There...
Happy Cheetah | The Perfect Program for Struggling Readers

Happy Cheetah | The Perfect Program for Struggling Readers

Isaac is my youngest, and most mysterious, child. He’s obviously brilliant and always keeps us on our toes, but I never quite know what’s coming next from him. He’s been blazing his own path, much like his siblings, and while there is plenty I can...
Using Time4Learning to Homeschool When You Think You Can’t

Using Time4Learning to Homeschool When You Think You Can’t

When it was first announced that schools would be closed for the remainder of the school year, my inbox became flooded. Suddenly parents who’d never homeschooled, who’d never considered homeschooling, who never thought they could homeschool, were...
Helping Your Child Manage Anxiety During COVID-19

Helping Your Child Manage Anxiety During COVID-19

I was drifting off to sleep in my Fort Worth hotel room just last week after the convention I was speaking at was closed down in the middle of everything because the city had issued an order banning all gatherings of more than 100 people. I heard my teen clear his...
Beat Boredom at Home | Free Bingo Card

Beat Boredom at Home | Free Bingo Card

Stuck at home with kiddos who are used to being stimulated all. day. long. and at a loss for what to do? The activities on this super fun (and free) downloadable Bingo card are just what you need to keep your quirky kid engaged in learning and fun — without an...
Afterschooling with Time4Learning

Afterschooling with Time4Learning

It’s no secret that we’ve found great success homeschooling our gifted and differently-wired kiddos. After more than a decade spent working in the public school system, and seeing the benefits in our own family, I’m more convinved than ever that...
Taming the Worry Dragon at GHC

Taming the Worry Dragon at GHC

Year after year that I attend Great Homeschool Conventions, I meet families struggling to help their child cope with anxiety, worry, and perfectionism. Anxiety is an issue plaguing many of today’s young people, and gifted and twice-exceptional children are...