Music Appreciation Made Easy

Something strange and magical happened in the middle of the guitar rock and synthesized pop era of the 1980s. Composers from 200 years before the teens of the modern era were even born were suddenly hot. Bootleg copies of their music flowed through student populations around the world like a subversive movement, and this newfound … Read moreMusic Appreciation Made Easy

Homeschooling a Difficult Kid | The Unplanned Homeschooler

Homeschooling conundrums have you in a quandary? Unexpected questions have you scratching your head and wondering what to do next? Don’t worry. The Unplanned Homeschooler is ready to help you tackle your homeschooling issues with confidence. Tavia Fuller ArmstrongTavia, also known as The Unplanned Homeschooler, is an award-winning freelance writer, author, convention speaker and homeschooling … Read moreHomeschooling a Difficult Kid | The Unplanned Homeschooler

Homeschool my Nephew? | The Unplanned Homeschooler

Tavia Fuller Armstrong is the Unplanned Homeschooler. She lives in Oklahoma with her husband and three kids. You can find her*writing regularly about life,*love, homeschooling and sometimes bacon at www.unplannedhomeschooler.com. Tavia Fuller ArmstrongTavia, also known as The Unplanned Homeschooler, is an award-winning freelance writer, author, convention speaker and homeschooling mother of three awesome kids. She … Read moreHomeschool my Nephew? | The Unplanned Homeschooler

Make Mine a Minimester!

You’ve heard of semesters. You’ve heard of trimesters. But what in the world is a minimester? I first heard the term in college, when I noticed a slate of classes offered between the fall and spring semesters. Some universities call them minimester classes, some call them intersession classes, but for most new college students these … Read moreMake Mine a Minimester!

Drowning in Curriculum, Vaccinations, and More | The Unplanned Homeschooler

Homeschooling conundrums have you in a quandary? Unexpected questions have you scratching your head and wondering what to do next? Don’t worry. The Unplanned Homeschooler is ready to help you tackle your homeschooling issues with confidence. Dear Unplanned Homeschooler, I have four kids; two-year-old twins, a five-year-old and my oldest, age 8. We have only … Read moreDrowning in Curriculum, Vaccinations, and More | The Unplanned Homeschooler

Boring Groups, College Credits, and Graduations | The Unplanned Homeschooler

Tavia Fuller Armstrong is the Unplanned Homeschooler. She lives in Oklahoma with her husband and three kids. You can find her writing regularly about life, love, homeschooling and sometimes bacon at www.unplannedhomeschooler.com. Tavia Fuller ArmstrongTavia, also known as The Unplanned Homeschooler, is an award-winning freelance writer, author, convention speaker and homeschooling mother of three awesome … Read moreBoring Groups, College Credits, and Graduations | The Unplanned Homeschooler

Homeschooling an Only Child, Dual Enrollment, Afraid to Mess it All Up | The Unplanned Homeschooler

Dear Unplanned Homeschooler, My eight-year-old daughter is an only child, and since we’ve been homeschooling she has been lonely. I have asked several of the parents we met through the local homeschool group to drop their children off for play dates at our house, but no one seems interested. My daughter has all kinds of … Read moreHomeschooling an Only Child, Dual Enrollment, Afraid to Mess it All Up | The Unplanned Homeschooler

Don’t Go Breakin’ Their Hearts

Tiptoe down the hallway and into your children’s rooms an hour or so after they’ve gone to bed. Look at their sweet faces with their eyelashes brushing their cheeks and their heads resting softly on their pillows as they quietly breathe in and out, fast asleep. Do you feel that love wash over you? You … Read moreDon’t Go Breakin’ Their Hearts