Homeschooling and Supporting a Child with a Chronic Illness

Homeschooling and Supporting a Child with a Chronic Illness

In the Beginning… It started small. A pain in her writing hand. Some pain in her feet. I brushed it aside. She was taking exams, of course her hand hurt! And her feet? Well, she has had flat feet (and all the associated problems) her entire life. I honestly...
7 Simple Strategies to Homeschool Gifted Kids Well

7 Simple Strategies to Homeschool Gifted Kids Well

Yes, you CAN homeschool gifted kids! In fact, you can do it quite well since homeschooling affords you the wonderful opportunity to meet unique needs perfectly. While each family’s situation certainly requires homeschooling to be tailored to specific needs,...
Take a Break from your Homeschool Routine: 5 Hidden Benefits

Take a Break from your Homeschool Routine: 5 Hidden Benefits

I’ve found myself purposefully working on our homeschool routine. Honing our homeschool machine so there’s time for everything. So learning is fun for the kids and teaching is not exhausting for me. But after weeks on weeks of the same classes, curriculum,...
Homeschooling with Unconventional Holidays

Homeschooling with Unconventional Holidays

Homeschooling generally provides a lot of freedom to be creative in how our children learn. Growing up, I loved how my mom used that freedom to find creative ways to make learning fun and memorable. One of my favorite ways she did that was by using an unconventional...
How to Successfully Homeschool Without a Homeschool Planner

How to Successfully Homeschool Without a Homeschool Planner

Some homeschool families can easily use and abide by a homeschool planner. I’m not that type of homeschooling mom. Using a planner with our lifestyle simply adds more headaches and frustration to our lives. We’ve learned to homeschool successfully without...