This is an OLD site but...the info. on it is still really good. I highly recommend the books and other resources listed on the right side. -- For more current information - please feel free to visit us on our local home schooling site. And, if you're in Utah Valley, Utah - feel free to join our Facebook group where you can intermingle with many wonderful homeschooling families. Utah Valley HomeSchooling

Jun 29, 2012

WIN FREE Music CD's - for Youth - "Arise and Shine Forth"

I'm giving away 6 free music CD's with music featuring artists such as David Osmond, Catherine Papworth, Eric Michels, Tim Gates, Kaity Whitcomb, Haley Gibby, Tel Dyer, Julie Yardley, Hannah Bradshaw, Russ Dixon, Dustin Christensen, and William Joseph.

This is a beautifully arranged CD filled with message of hope, light, and love.  The title song "Arise and Shine' by David Osmond, is particularly beautiful!

BYU (Brigham Young University) sponsors summer programs for youth.   One of these "Especially For Youth" is geared towards strengthening youth and helping them know who they are and their relationship with God.  Geared toward an LDS audience (Mormon) - but....applicable to all Christians.

FREE CD's will be given away on July 4th, 2012. 

Enter to win the drawing HERE

More information on songs and youth programs:
BYU - EFY Youth Programs 
Positive Music and Downloads
Your LDS

Jun 12, 2012

The Well-Trained Mind

"The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home ...offers a step-by-step, grade-by-grade, subject-by-subject guide to the classical pattern of education called the trivium."

"The Well-Trained Mind is the perfect book for those just starting out with homeschooling, those who have a few years of experience, or those who have been educating their families for a long time and just need to read some recommendations for working with older students. With this model, you will be able to instruct your child in all levels of reading, writing, history, geography, mathematics, science, foreign languages, rhetoric, logic, art, and music, regardless of your own aptitude in those subjects."

Read full-message HERE.

Jun 11, 2012

Homeschoolers Guide to Getting into College

Here is an article that was recently sent to me.  It's got some information that can help homeschoolers in their quest for higher education.  Enjoy.

Homeschoolers Guide to getting into College

Homeschool Bloggers

Homeschool Families - Other Sites