homeschooling boys

You are invited to an Epic Facebook Party!
What's a Facebook Party?  It's just like a regular party -- people meet in the same place to enjoy each other's company! Only, we'll meet online at our Raising Real Men Facebook Page. Just like an ordinary party, we'll have Party Favors (freebies everyone can have) & Door Prizes (giveaways that we'll choose winners for). You…
Carnival of Homeschooling
"Homeschooling". To some, the word might conjure up images of un-socialized nerds. To others, it might inspire dreams of perfect students, sitting at the table eagerly learning everything they're taught and clamoring for more. To most of us, we probably see everything -- from the struggles of teaching children of all ages, to the pleasure…
King Alfred’s English
King Alfred's English: A History of the Language We Speak and Why We Should Be Glad We Do is a fun and enlightening view of English history in the format of four major language "invasions" and how they changed the shape and form of English. Surprising facts about people and wars, quirky details about spelling…
Carnival of Homeschooling
The longer we homeschool, the more we realize that homeschooling isn't merely about spelling, math and history. It's really about Life, the Universe and Everything, but not quite the way Douglas Adams meant it! (more…)
Welcome to the Hip Homeschool Hop
Hello to all the new folks visiting us today from My Home in the Smokies while we're sponsoring the giveaway on the Hip Homeschool Hop! We hope you'll take a look around while you're here, especially if you have boys. Check out our new book, Raising Real Men: Surviving, Teaching and Appreciating Boys for real, practical…
Celebrating Boys: Hands-On and Hearts-On Education
One thing we hear all the time is how hard it is to get boys to "sit down and do schoolwork" and when I look back at the most effective learning we've done, it's been when it was hands-on, hearts-on education. Such as when we toured Civil War sites in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania on…

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