Favorite Writing Curricula

It is hard to find good writing curriculum for your home school. There is a wealth of grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and phonics workbooks out there to choose from, but teaching children to write is a greater challenge.It goes beyond memorization and recall to processing information and communicating that information clearly so that others can process [...]

Jul 122011

We are all homeschool parents so we know that this is a myth. The children want a break from schoolwork so they can have fun. We want a break from school work for the same reason sometimes. Reality is different however. Some children need to keep working on at least a few subjects to keep [...]

FINISH WELL! is back again, Nov. 5 & 6, 2010

Laura and I are gearing up for FINISH WELL, our homeschooling high school conference on Nov 5-6, 2010. Awesome year for Laura and I with our children. We have joined 6 other amazing families for a World History coop, beginning with Creation. What an awesome group! We are having a blast! We are also teaching [...]

I Have a Goal

Your goals must include your spiritual life, your family life, your work life, and your educational life, which includes homeschooling and personal education.

Your goals must be SMART.

Finish Well! 2010 is coming

Equipping and training because you don’t want to just run the home schooling high school race, you want to … So many wonderful things were said at the end of the Finish Well Conference last years that we just had to bring it back again. Our favorite was, “When are you doing this again?!” We’re [...]


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Oct 272009

I have these great drinking cups that I got each time I purchased a large soda at the deli in my local grocery store (Publix). They are plastic with a lid which locks on so that they don’t spill. It’s great because on any given day I can have my three pet birds, my four [...]


Good morning, Joyful and Successful Homeschoolers! What a lovely day!  I’m finally catching a breathe this week.  Mondays are jam-packed with work at home–our biggest homeschool work day.  Tuesdays, five families arrive at my house for USA History Coop.  What a fun, exhausting day.  We talked about John Smith, Pocahontas, and Jamestown this week, but [...]

Sep 012009
Top 10 Homeschool Supplies

Meredith wrote a wonder article on school supplies. Check it out at www.TakeRootandWrite.com. As fabulous and thorough as her article is, I thought I could add a few items to the list. Top 10 Homeschool Supplies not needed at “regular” schools A thankful heart – everybody should have one, but for homeschooling it’s a necessity [...]

July is prep month in the Nolette house

I have a confession to make… I am a disorganized, undisciplined homeschool mom. Strike that. Make it, I WAS a disorganized, undisciplined homeschool mom. That was my natural bent. To put it bluntly, I am scatter-brained. I get great ideas then I get board and move on to another great idea. I love, not like, [...]


Dear Friends! Here is an opportunity to be equipped and encouraged to teach high school with joy and success! If you are in this adventure or are considering this adventure in the future, come out and be blessed! I am offering a free Homeschooling High School Seminar with workshops and a panel discussion. I am [...]

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