Author: Rachel

I am a wife and stay-at-home mom to five children, ages 25 to 4. I am a freelance writer and the editor and publisher of Christian-Parent.com.

by Lucy Markham One of the many wonderful things about homeschooling your children is being able to cater to their individual needs. Unlike public school (especially with the almost-nationwide implement of Common Core in 2010), homeschooling offers the opportunity for a flexible curriculum that allows your children to pursue their own interests. Growing up, I…

Read More 5 Physical Science Experiments for Kids

We have just started homeschooling our boys this year, and I have been looking for some interesting and engaging ways to encourage my boys to learn. There are a number of ways to teach your children at home, but in recent years unit studies have become very popular. You can find many unit studies to…

Read More Review: Time Capsule – Medieval England Unit Study

Rachel Paxton If you are looking for a homeschool curriculum for your preschooler, then I highly recommend that you check out the “Learn and Grow” preschool curriculum by Michelle Caskey. I have used this curriculum for all three of my boys. For my older two, I found there was much more information than I even…

Read More Review: Learn and Grow Preschool Curriculum

My boys and I are always looking for new little creatures to study for science. That is one of the great things about homeschooling, we get to study all the bugs and creepy crawly creatures we discover when we are out enjoying Mother Nature. This past weekend we went camping to enjoy the cool fall…

Read More Hands on Science: Learning about the Woolly Bear Moth

Whether you are homeschooling your children or you are looking for a fun activity to do during a school break or holiday, this science experiment is fun as well as educational. Finding Crickets To get started you will need to find some crickets. If you can’t find some in your back yard, you can easily…

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