Our 2015-2016 Homeschool Curriculum Plan

Our Homeschool Curriculum plan for 8th, and 11th/12th grade,

Last year's curriculum plan, as usual, changed a bit. One of the changes was that we ended up dropping home ec about 3 months in to the school year because of stress and time constraints while we were fostering 2 little boys (it's a long … read full article »

Homeschool Curriculum Sale!

homeschool curriculum sale

Listed below are the books and curriculum we are no longer using. If you're interested in purchasing any of this curriculum, please contact me through this form at the bottom of this page. All books will be shipped media mail, and I will charge … read full article »

Our 2014-2015 Homeschool Curriculum Plan

Homeschool Curriculum Plan

Last year we embarked on a new school year with a number of major changes: my husband had just retired from full-time ministry so he joined me working from home full-time, plus we had moved to a new church after being at our previous one for ten … read full article »

DIY Journalism Curriculum for Homeschoolers

DIY Journalism Curriculum

My 14-year-old daughter is very interested in pursuing a career in journalism, specifically investigative journalism. When I first looked online for a journalism curriculum for high schoolers—one that dove into more than just the how-to's of crafting … read full article »

Charlie & Noel: An Advent Calendar Story

Charlie & Noel: An Advent Calendar Story, just $.99 today!

Author Franziska Macur has graciously agreed to give away a Kindle or PDF copy of Charlie & Noel: An Advent Calendar Story to three Five J's readers.  Charlie & Noel is a very creative way to help families discuss the real meaning of … read full article »

Our 2013-2014 Homeschool Curriculum Plan

Five J's 2013-2014 Homeschool Curriculum Plan for 6th grade, 9th grade, and 11th grade

There are a lot of changes going on at the Five J's home. For starters, my husband is retiring from full-time music ministry in a few weeks and will be working from home with me at Five J's Design (and helping me develop a curriculum we hope to have … read full article »