Aug 172014
You Can Homeschool All Ages Together!

One of the beautiful things about homeschooling is that we can teach all of our children together. That’s called age integration. The World segregates kids into different ages to make them peer dependent, but we can allow the different ages to blend beautifully. While it is true that math needs to be taught sequentially, most […]

Nov 122012
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 […]

Oct 032010
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 […]

Jan 262010
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 […]

Sep 172009

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 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 […]

Jul 212009
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, […]