Worried about the Summer Slide? Read some ideas to keep kids minds engaged through the Summer months to prevent that loss of learning!
Tired of feeling like your homeschool is always busy, but not achieving anything of worth? You need to set your homeschooling priorities – learn how here.
Does your homeschooling to-do list threaten to take the beauty out of your day? When homeschooling gets rushed and hectic, the best thing we can do is to slow down and find beautiful moments in homeschool routines.
Just by itself homeschooling can make everyday learning rich and interesting, but homeschool strewing is the sprinkles on the cake! Strewing is allowing your child to discover something you have casually left out for them to find.
Thinking about a smooth homeschool start? Whatever your method or calendar flow, August and September typically represent fresh starts for school rhythms.
Do you have a child is always on the move and enjoys hands-on activities and play-acting? Homeschooling your hands-on learner also known as a kinesthetic learner can be difficult at first, but it gets better when we change our mindset on how we think “school” should look like in our “home” school.
It’s difficult to know what homeschool learning resources links to trust and even more difficult to find the time to filter through those that are irrelevant to your needs. Here are some of the ways you can effectively search through the expanse of online resources with ease.
A child’s basic behavioral style can be broken up into the same DISC profile model which corporations have been using for years to identify unique needs. Therefore, I asked myself… “Why not use it for homeschooling?”
We’ve all seen it – the glazed over look of children who have checked out, completely disengaged. And then we have seen those moments when our children come alive, voraciously learning. Here are some simple things we can do to maximize homeschool learning.
Is it possible to homeschool for free? Here are some ideas to help those who have a limited budget. Don’t let it prevent you from homeschooling!
Getting started homeschooling may seem scary, but it doesn’t have to. Whether you are starting in preschool or high school, teaching 1 child or 7, getting started homeschooling may feel like learning a foreign language to some. Let me reassure you it doesn’t have to be that difficult.
Make learning fun with games, apps, services and more. We know that the more interested kids are in what they are doing the more likely they are to retain the information. So make learning fun with these resources.
Kindness is a virtue that most parents want to instill in their children. One reason we’ve chosen to homeschool is so that we can work intentional values into our children’s education. Here are some specific ways we incorporate kindness into our homeschooling curriculum.
There’s no doubt about it - I love my freedom! I’m a bohemian in some ways and I love to try doing things differently - which is why I was drawn to homeschooling over ten years ago. One of the things home education affords my family is the opportunity to be flexible...
How can you, a dynamic unique homeschooler, test the progress of your unique homeschool with its’ unique students? There’s no standardized test for homeschooling. Is your homeschool on track?
“You homeschool? What about socialization?” We’ve all heard it, those dreaded words of scrutiny uttered from every doubting Thomas in our lives. This is likely the most infamous question asked of homeschool families. So, what about socialization? As homeschoolers, we...
It was a blessing in disguise when I instituted a “work day.” Here’s how we turned over responsibility and encouraged our children to work independently.
Finding the right homeschool group or co-op can be a struggle, here are some simple tips from a homeschool group leader to help you find your perfect fit.
It’s exciting to take the reins on our children’s education. Unfortunately, though, that adrenaline we feel at the beginning all too often causes us to take on too much, too soon Homeschooling doesn’t have to be about busyness, chaos, and stress. Here are 5 practical ways to simplify your homeschool.
Noticing and assisting others can help grow kinder kids who mature into kinder adults. This isn’t just good for the world – it’s good for our kids. Being kind can actually affect how their brains develop! Here are 6 ways you can cultivate kindness in your kids.
As the popularity of morning time grows, so do the misunderstandings about it. I’m am on a crusade to vanquish those myths right now.