Celebrating Science and Inquiry on Darwin Day

  “I am not apt to follow blindly the lead of other men.”  ― Charles Darwin, The Life And Letter of Charles Darwin, 1887 In discussing the theme of this issue with my fifteen-year-old, he accused me of treating secularism as a type of religion itself. “Why do you even need secular celebrations? Isn’t that […]

Review of Our Climate Our Future by Alliance for Climate Education (Free Resource!)

  Between the dramatic wildfires in Australia and the methane gas released from permafrost in the Arctic, climate change has been on everyone’s mind. Most secular homeschooling families would like to teach their kids about climate change and help them understand how to be part of the solution. If this describes you, it’s time to […]

What We’re Doing for Hispanic Heritage Month

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month! Guys, did you know that Hispanic Heritage Month is already almost over? It’s split between two calendar months; running from September 15th – October 15th. Think the timing is strange? Hispanic Heritage month kicks off with the congruence of five Latin American countries’ independence days! Taking This Opportunity to Branch Out […]

What’s Wrong With Banning Books?

Banned Books Week is September 22nd-28th! Banned Books Week my favorite excuse to explore thought-provoking literature. As if we need an excuse, right? But truly, Banned Books Week could be considered the ultimate homeschool event of the year. The topic of Banned Books is fertile ground for conversations about free speech and the dangers of […]

ALEKS Homeschool Math Review

This post is an unsponsored review of Aleks Math by McGraw Hill Eduaction. There are no affiliate links in this post. We’ve been unschooling for five years and, for that duration, we’ve tried something a little different for math every few months. My kids have theoretically wanted to stay on top of this subject, but […]