Homeschooler small talk inevitably moves to schooling approaches: classical, unschooling, eclectic (code for whatever works!). Nobody ever says relationship schooling. As full-time RVers, relationship schooling has been an integral and spontaneous part of our whole family’s education. What is relationship schooling? Relationship schooling is learning through interactions with real people. It doesn’t necessarily
Between Heaven & Hollywood David A.R. White http://book.davidarwhite.com/ I was a little bit nervous about reading Between Heaven & Hollywood. I’ve enjoyed David A.R. White as an actor for years. What if the book was disappointing? What if was nothing but fluff with no more depth than a cute Facebook meme? I knew
The new school has started, or perhaps for some of you it may merely be continuing, or you start earlier than that. But nonetheless, school is ON! You’ve organized your curriculum. You’ve bought your new school supplies. You’ve, hopefully, gotten your children on board with schooling again. 🙂 BUT perhaps not… 🙂 You’ve paid
Often we wonder if our kids enjoy homeschooling. Do they love it…hate it…tolerate it…thrive in it. Well my 1st grader has something to say about why she loves to homeschool. We are about to start her 3rd year being educated at home…preschool, kindergarten, and now 1st grade. She has her days where she doesn’t
Our family is currently on a three month RV trip, from Ontario to the Yukon and Alaska and back. Since Fall will be busy with moving, unpacking and possibly renovating, I had hoped to do as much “school” as possible while we were away! Ha! Half way into our trip, our projects and most
School is underway!!! Feelings erupt inside me of both anticipation and trepidation. I love to ask other homeschooling moms what their game plan is for homeschooling their children for this year – so I thought I would share mine! Glean from it what you like, and share your game plan in the comments!!
What does it take to spark a love of history? When learning takes place at the home hearth, the opportunities to discover history are vast. We could literally devote a whole lifetime studying each millennium of the past. Yet the humanity of history is in its details. Think about it, would you rather study
“Where there’s life, there’s hope.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero In my house are several houseplants and Ivy is one of the easiest and most proliferating plants to maintain. Every year or so I’ll collect my plants to pull off dead leaves, repot some that have grown too large and try to beautify others. Before