Surviving the Summer Roadtrip

Whether you’re crossing the country or just heading a few hours down the road, summer is one of the best times to embark on a family road trip. Of course, with kids it’s not so easy to just grab your keys and go. A great road trip takes both planning and a healthy dose of … Read more Surviving the Summer Roadtrip

Returning to Public School | The Unplanned Homeschooler

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 recently published Homeschool Bullies: Dealing with Mean Kids, Cliques and Mama Drama. You can follow her blog and find her new book at www.unplannedhomeschooler.com. www.theunplannedhomeschooler.com

My Daughter Hates History; Teaching Current Events

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 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. … Read more My Daughter Hates History; Teaching Current Events

Teaching Subjects You Do Not Know

By the time this magazine hits the mail, my twins and I will be halfway through our first year of Spanish, which may be my biggest personal accomplishment as a homeschooler to date. You see, I’ve never taken Spanish, not in high school or in college. Mi vocabulario en Español, until now, was limited to … Read more Teaching Subjects You Do Not Know

Loom Knitting for All Ages

That is, until shortly after she died and suddenly colorful plastic hoops started popping up in the yarn departments at Hobby Lobby and similar stores. Now available almost everywhere, and manufactured by companies like Boye and Darice, knitting looms are a popular way for folks of all ages, even young children, to create beautiful and … Read more Loom Knitting for All Ages

Step into My Time Machine

Can you keep a secret? I have a time machine in my garage. It’s taken us on journeys as far back as prehistoric time, and as recent as my college years. You may have a time machine in your garage, too, or the beginnings of one. I converted my old blue minivan into a time … Read more Step into My Time Machine

No College for My Son; Co-op Moms Aren’t Social; more

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 recently published Homeschool Bullies: Dealing with Mean Kids, Cliques and Mama Drama. You can follow her blog and find her new book at www.unplannedhomeschooler.com. www.theunplannedhomeschooler.com

Bullied at School | The Unplanned Homeschooler

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 recently published Homeschool Bullies: Dealing with Mean Kids, Cliques and Mama Drama. You can follow her blog and find her new book at www.unplannedhomeschooler.com. www.theunplannedhomeschooler.com