After the decision to homeschool, choosing and purchasing curriculum is the next biggest hurdle new homeschool educators face. We want the best. We want our children to learn well and to grow in their education. We desire the rigors of an exceptional education and picture finding the perfect resources to make homeschooling the best experience,… Read More Finding Curriculum: Part 1
Those early days of trying to figure out what homeschooling is and how it works can be trying. You want so badly for it to work, but do not have the resources and experience to know if it is. However, thre is another side to this. While everyone is busy finding what homeschooling is, we… Read More What Homeschooling is Not!
Welcome guest poster, Ali Southerland who runs a messy house, homeschools, and cooks huge meals for an army of tiny faces. She is dedicated to helping everyone understand and teach science better, teaching financial literacy, and helping parents use freezer cooking to take control of their time. Check in with her at www.thisaddictivemess.com and follow… Read More What’s Ruining Your Homeschool Science?
Do you have a child with special needs? After a decade of homeschooling my four children, two of whom have learning difficulties, I firmly believe that every child has special needs. But, you know what?? More importantly, every child has special gifts! No one will fight for your child as fiercely as you will. You… Read More Helping Special Needs Children at Home
Have you ever made a decision so huge that it frightened you beyond belief? For me, deciding to homeschool my children was such a decision. I have had to make some truly difficult decision in my life, however taking the leap into homeschooling consumed me for years. The root of the struggle lay in the fact that… Read More Finding Answers to Your Biggest Questions
How Does Using Unit Studies Help The Teacher? I will just come out and say it. I. Love. Unit. Studies. My kids!! Love unit studies!! I haven’t met any one that doesn’t!! What is a Unit Study? In my post, The Importance of Unit Studies in Homeschool– I talk about the reasons I love… Read More Why Are Unit Studies a Homeschooler’s Best Friend?
Today I am happy to welcome Abigail Giuffre as a guest blogger. She has an interesting perspective to share on one mother’s journey to provide the best education she can for her children. I am so blessed to be able to write a guest post here. It is so nice to share a bit about… Read More How Important Is Your Child’s Education?
So How Does Homeschooling Work, Really? This is the question I get from people who haven’t had any experience with families who homeschool. While homeschooling can be a great mystery to many people, there are four basic principles that explain what it is and how it is accomplished. Homeschooling Is Different than… Read More How Does Homeschooling Work?
Linking up with Kelly on this last Friday of June. Where did the month go? What Is Education? When you hear the word education, what comes to mind? Is it school? Do you think a degree equals education? While schooling and earning qualifications are a part of education, they are not everything. Education is a… Read More Building A Culture of Education in Your Home
It’s Friday, and it is beau-ti-ful outside my window!! Thank you, Jesus, the sun is shining! How is your day going? Have any great Memorial Day plans? Before I take a bit of a computer break for the long weekend, I thought I would jump on here to share a little #7QT post about making… Read More 7 Homeschool Questions Answered