Homeschool
Virtual Internet School – Is K12, Connections Academy or Another School Right for Your Child?
Apr29

Virtual Internet School – Is K12, Connections Academy or Another School Right for Your Child?

There are many reasons why people choose online schools, also called virtual schools.Some of those reasons include having a better handle on what your child is learning and where he needs additional help, gaining a better education, shortening long bus commutes, gaining time for sports or other activities, taking a child away from bad influences, or having more family time. The reason we chose to homeschool our daughter was due to...

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We Want to Know What You Want!
Apr09

We Want to Know What You Want!

Crabby Housewife would like to know what topics and information you’d like to see on this site. Is there a topic you’ve been wondering about? Something you’d like to know more details about? More recipes? Less of something else? Now is your chance to let us know. We do ask that you share your email. You will be sent one confirmation email with an invitation to join the newsletter. We will never sell your email to...

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Ideas for Indoor Toddler Activities
Dec17

Ideas for Indoor Toddler Activities

The long, dreary days of winter are challenging for parents with young children, so you’re probably looking for unique ideas for indoor toddler activities. There are tried and true activities like water paints and Play-Doh, but there are also some fun games and activities for you and your toddler. Tried and True Ideas for Indoor Toddler Activities There are some tried and true ideas that parents pull out of their arsenal for...

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Pre-K Memory Activities

Pre-Kindergarten students must learn many different facts in preparation for rigorous kindergarten curricula. In addition to knowing facts like name, address and phone number, students must also know numbers, letters of the alphabet and even some of the sounds those letters make. While each state and school district may have slightly different requirements, there are some memory games that can help children learn the basics...

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Bible Stories about Love for Small Children

Small children need Bible stories to learn about God’s love for them. Fortunately, the Bible is filled with stories of God’s grace and mercy as well as tips on how we are to love one another, love our neighbor as ourself and practice the Golden Rule. The Good Samaritan The story of the good Samaritan is found in Luke 10:30-37 and ties into Luke 10:27, which says to love your neighbor as yourself. It is about a man who is...

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Decisions to Make When Planning a Homeschool Prom

Decisions To Make When Planning the Prom Venue: Choose a venue that will be receptive the specific needs of Christian homeschoolers. If the venue provides a DJ, he should understand what kind of music you do and do not want. You’ll want a location with a big enough area for everyone to dance comfortably and for some tables for those who do not wish to dance to sit and converse. If a local church has a large fellowship hall, you...

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