What’s the best advice for choosing homeschool curriculum among the endless options available today? You build your children’s memories of school days with your curriculum choices, so you naturally seek the best. Selecting just the right products to meet your family’s unique needs may feel overwhelming, but there is help! Here are a few ideas
When I think about plans for the new school year, my mind goes to a daily lesson planner. There are other things you will think of as well, but some important things you will need to consider are I’m going to focus, though, on a daily lesson planner for the school year. In a basic
Hey Mama, Today you may have awakened with a sense of dread. All too common, especially these last few weeks, right? The enemy is ever-ready and alert, poised to steal our joy, interrupt our thoughts (or prayers), and get our minds off Christ. That old Devil’s primary job is to lie—to make things seem worse
Neat piles of paper. Everything perfectly alphabetized. I once went into a bead store that had everything perfectly organized in rows, sorted by every color. Oh, it was heaven. Honestly…though…that isn’t me. At least, my mind does not naturally work in a way that can keep everything in order in a way that really makes
Working while homeschooling can be as difficult and as rewarding as you want to make it. Both of them take commitment, dedication, and the ability to compartmentalize time. I started a business while in the throes of homeschooling in order to help my husband financially with our family and to encourage other homeschooling parents. But
Hey Mama, I don’t know about you, but this could be a common lament at my house: “Help, I ran out of time to do everything I planned!” In my zoo (otherwise known as a family–grin), that’s a common problem. I can make all kinds of plans, but real life all too often steps
You wear so many hats as a homeschooling parent: instructor, referee, maker of disciples, cook, driver, nurse, life skills coach. Hats off to you! As your teen begins to resemble the adult he or she will very soon become, you add the important hat of guidance counselor. You know the skills and interests of your
Are you taking a family vacation this year? Would you like to sneak a little learning in? No matter where you are going, this family learning experience will be fun for the whole family and will give you something to keep memories alive for years to come. Gather the Materials Start with an empty scrapbook.