Category Archives: Kids’ Creative Journeys

Photograph of Pixley Falls, NY by Jake K. Siders, 13, homeschooled in CA. He won 1st place and People's choice in TriValley Conservancy Freeze Frame photo contest this summer with a different photo.

Photograph of Pixley Falls, NY by Jake K. Siders, 13.

Homeschooled students are creative! Featuring fiction and non-fiction writing, poetry, art, handcrafts, photography, music, and videos written by secular homeschooling kids!


November 14th, 2017 by 

Julianna Speers : Service-Oriented Nature Lover and Secular Homeschooler I had the pleasure of meeting secular homeschooler Julianna at the Secular Eclectic Homeschoolers Conference in West Virginia 2017. She did a lot of volunteering at the conference. Secular homeschooler Julianna and her mother, Karen, have already signed up to volunteer at the 2018 conference!  She is the type of person who sees a need and jumps in to help. Secular Eclectic Homeschoolers is lucky to have such a committed and caring teen as a part of our community. How long have you been homeschooling? Ever since I was born. What is …

October 7th, 2017 by 

Sarah Cook: Blogging, Youtubing, Bibliophile! Sarah Cook is homeschooling teen who is a talented Youtuber and Blogger. She is the perfect homeschooler to feature this month, because she is also a serious bibliophile! (I do not think IT is too long for you, Sarah.) I met her at the SEA Conference this year, and, yes, she is as charming in person as she is when she writes. I cannot wait to read a novel written by you Sarah. How long have you been homeschooling? I’ve been homeschooled since preschool! What is your favorite part of being homeschooled? Sleeping in! Also, …

August 10th, 2017 by 
Colin Harden  is a homeschooled 14-year-old who enjoys Magic the Gathering, music, and school work (much less so than the other two). How long have you been homeschooling? 6 years What is your favorite part of being homeschooled? Learning at my own pace. What are your passions? Musical Theatre and card games How has homeschooling affected your ability to work on those? It has increased my options and ability to enjoy both.  I don't have homework and all my school work is homework...get it.. lol. I can also take time off if I am in the middle of a production, …
November 22nd, 2016 by 
Nature The lake is blue, the clouds are white. The lake shimmers in the sun. The trees blow in the wind, and the wind blows on me. And we are one.   By, Violet Thomas   Violet is 7-years-old and lives with her parents and younger sister in the beautiful state of Maine. She enjoys playing piano, yoga class, sketching, and running around outside with her dog, Gus. “Writing poems makes me feel so happy. It’s one of my favorite activities!" Check out our post on loving in a time of fear here.
December 28th, 2015 by 
An Eclectic and Effective Approach to Foreign Language Studies One of the most universal plights of the average homeschooled highschooler is the matter of learning a language, as four years of language studies are required for entrance into most colleges. Since homeschoolers are both blessed and burdened, depending on the situation, with the removal of the guidelines and restrictions that bind your ordinary public high school student, many homeschooled teens and parents of homeschooled teens turn to groups, forums, and other networks of exchange in search of the most effective means of studying a language at a mature college preparatory …