Reading & Phonics

How to Make Read Aloud Time Work

Are you too tired, too busy, or too distracted to make time to read aloud?  You’ve spent all day as teacher, chef, housekeeper, peacemaker, chauffeur, you name it--- There are countless benefits to family read aloud sessions that go well beyond the educational,...

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Teaching Your Child to Read

Teaching Your Child to Read

There are a variety of ways to begin teaching your children to read. I have used the book Teach Your Child to Read in a 100 Easy Lessons successfully with most of our seven children. I really love that it is scripted.  In other words, it tells mom exactly what to say...

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Featured Author: Hilda Van Stockum

Want the perfect read aloud books for the family?  One that will be enjoyable to a range of ages? Our family has fallen in love with all of Hilda van Stockum’s stories! Every time we finish reading aloud one of her books, we feel as if the characters have become old...

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The Adventures of Tintin

By Herge Years ago, before the movie came out, a loyal customer and homeschool writer, Ana Braga Henebry, suggested we carry these books. From the very first book we obtained to present day, our kids cannot put them down. Written in the 1940’s and translated into many...

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Get Ready to Thrive in Your Homeschool

4 simple steps to create your best year! 25+ years of homeschool experience compressed into 1 simple guide. Written by Paola Ciskanik

Latest Posts & Podcasts

Making New Friends Catholic Community Style

Making New Friends Catholic Community Style

Paola Ciskanik, 25+ year homeschool veteran and host of the Catholic Homeschool Community shows you how to make new friends who are on the same homeschool journey! In this quick video we explore the Mighty Networks platform where we host our private, ad free, safe and...

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Homeschooling During Lent

Homeschooling During Lent

 Catholic Homeschool Online · Homeschooling During Lent AUDIO Are your plans for Lent fitting into your homeschooling? Or are you still not sure what your family is doing this Lent? Are you already stressed??? Homeschooling is the wonderful blend of Faith AND...

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Homeschool Reading Plan for Lent

Homeschool Reading Plan for Lent

Catholic Homeschool Online · Blog Lenten Reading Plan AUDIO Wow!  It always seems that Lent arrives just when I need it most!  Am I ready??? It always happens that I feel so dry right about now; I feel overwhelmed. Then, by the grace of God, in comes the season of...

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The Power of Prayer This Lent

The Power of Prayer This Lent

 Catholic Homeschool Online · BLOG The Power Of Prayer This Lent Audio Lent is soon upon us! Yay! It comes when I need it most. How about you? Are you ready? And what about your family? I truly believe the BEST place to start with any new season or endeavor,...

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Is Mommy Doubt Setting in Now?

Is Mommy Doubt Setting in Now?

Catholic Homeschool Online · BLOG: Is Mommy Doubt Setting In Now AUDIO I can remember vividly thinking that my mom knew everything.  She was my superhero, who lived by the motto, “Things will always work out!” How did she do it all? My mom worked the tough job as a...

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Homeschooling When Sickness Hits

Homeschooling When Sickness Hits

Catholic Homeschool Online · BLOG Homeschooling When Sickness Hits I bet you can relate to this scene! You are nursing full time to the sick kiddos in your home, so you get derailed from teaching the kids not sick. Then when the sick ones get better, the healthy ones...

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