Creating a Flow That Works

homeschool schedule
  Homeschooling has its own set of unique challenges. One begins with a cup of caffeine and endless games of Poppit! But I digress. Structuring your day has stumped many homeschool parents. It takes constant tweaking, pulling of hair, and the aforementioned caffeine and games of Poppit! What seems to work in one instance suddenly

Learning to Plan and Set Goals

teach your children to plan
  How do you teach your children to plan? Is there a fool-proof method you can use in your homeschool to show your child how to set and achieve goals? I sat down the other day to think about it, and I suspect the answer might surprise you: it is not possible. I have two
  As homeschooling parents, we lay down our lives for our children. Often, we give up friendships, dreams, income, and more so that our precious little ones can be taught at home. We feel we demonstrate service to them because every day most of our activity revolves around serving their needs. Maybe we feel that
books for girls
  Listening to one of my parents read aloud on chilly winter evenings ranks as most cherished in my childhood hall of memories. With five sisters, we quickly developed a ranking of our family favorites. Here, I’m going to share our top ten with you, which have endeared themselves to us not only for their
books for boys
  When the wind blows cold and the snow falls deep, gathering the family around the living room to read aloud stories that have stood the test of time is a great way to make memories. Though I grew up with only one brother, we still heard our share of boy favorites. These tales rank

Homeschooling in Canada – Sarah Davidson

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  We live in British Columbia in a small town on the Arrow Lakes. We are with the distance learning school SelfDesign. You can enroll and have a learning consultant to help you with your child’s learning path; you can also enroll and not have to report to anyone (but we are registered). Also, day one,

Rehearse the Good!

  The Biblical story of the ten lepers healed by Jesus, with only one returning to thank Him, told in Luke 17:11-19, has been imprinted on me since childhood. As a result, one of my personal prayers as an adult has constantly been, “Lord, I don’t ever want you to find me ungrateful for what
learning styles
  Recently, Heather Eberlin shared her story about adjusting her teaching method to match her son’s preference for a different learning style. Eberlin’s story of not staying married to your teaching style and curriculum is an important lesson that many homeschooling parents have to learn over time. To help our children grow to love learning,

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