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Nicole Answers… Saxon Homeschool or Saxon Intermediate?

Choosing curriculum is hard. Every year, homeschool parents and other educators spend lots of precious time choosing which books and lessons will be most worthwhile…

Help for Saxon Geometry: The 1 Secret to Excellence with Proofs

Saxon Geometry. It’s a lot like ballet. Wait, what? No really. You know I’m answering a lot of your most pressing Saxon Math questions lately…

Saxon Algebra 1, Algebra 1/2, or Saxon 8/7: Which is Best For Your Student?

It’s a question that I get all the time, and it’s about Saxon Algebra: Your middle school student is done with Saxon 7/6 and it’s…

Seven Ideas for End of Year Celebrations

We need a good party, don’t you think? I mean, it’s late May. Late May! And despite the time warp that many of us have…

Website Upgrade FAQ’s

Hey there!   I’m so happy you are excited about the upgrades coming to the site this summer! I am, too. With changes come questions,…

Coming Soon: Tools for a Better School Year

If you had to describe 2020 in one word, what would it be? At best, it’s probably something along the lines of “weird,” “bizarre,” or…

You’re Doing a Great Job

You’re doing a great job.   Really. You are!   This is an encouragement for moms. Unless you have an out-of-this-world support system, a full…

Four More Ways to Build Confidence in Kids

Just a quick note-I hope this finds you well and feeling somewhat stable in this strange time. I want to encourage you to send any…

Four Ways to Build Confidence in Your Kids

“In order to understand someone, walk a mile in their shoes.”   This old saying is so great for helping me understand empathy. Sometimes it’s…

My A-Ha! Moment About Saxon Math

Quick check-in: How are you holding up? I hope that your finding ways to care for yourself and that at least math lessons are a…

Why Does Saxon Have So Much Repetition?

Hey there! How’s it going?   One of the biggest changes in our culture over the last few weeks has been the loss of sports.…

Saxon and the SAT: 4 Things to Know to Empower Your Student

Ah, nostalgia. As our kids grow, it so often takes hold. We long for the days of sweet baby cheeks and park visits. But today…

Why Does Saxon Require So Much Mental Math?

Mom Brain moments. They happen all the time. Maybe it’s when you’re at the cashier and trying to figure out if the register is putting…

Why Does Saxon Require So Much Practice with Facts?

Hey there… Do I even dare ask how it’s going? It goes without saying that life seems to have been completely upended in the last…

How does Saxon Approach Getting Problems Wrong?

“Don’t be discouraged if you continue to make mistakes. Everyone makes mistakes, often for a long period of time.” –John Saxon   Hey there! How’s…