I have four kids, ages 11, 8, 5, and 2. Let me be honest and say sometimes it can be difficult to homeschool with those age ranges. But it’s definitely possible! And it’s not only possible; it can actually be a blessing. So practically how do you do it? First off, my middle two
Homeschooling parents love to share their resources with others. This resource guide for homeschool families is provided by homeschooling families for homeschooling families. If you have ever been in the same room as more than one homeschool mom, then you know that the conversation often leads to curriculum: the good, bad, and the ugly.
I have to admit, I didn’t use online homeschool curriculum for new homeschoolers when I started homeschooling. That’s because there really wasn’t any. Hey, at that time, Google wasn’t even a thing! I used educational CD-ROMs like Reader Rabbit and Where is Carmen San Diego? to spice things up a bit now and then.
Hey Mama, What does homeschooling mean to you? Are you doing it because it’s a current popular trend and super convenient during this pandemic? Maybe you travel a lot or your kids have special needs. Were your children being bullied in public school, and you thought this would be the solution? So maybe
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
We use math every single day of our lives without even realizing it. It is a universal language, and if you look close enough – or from far enough! – you’ll be able to see math and patterns in almost everything. For most of us homeschooling parents, we want math to be simple for
If you are on the hunt for a quality homeschool group to attend, know this—not all homeschool groups are equal. Trust me; this is a good thing. What works for one homeschooling family simply may not work for another, and that is okay. This is one of the main differences between public education and
When I tell people I homeschool my children, they usually ask questions. One question that almost always comes up is about curriculum. They want to know what I use to teach my kids. It’s understandable. In the traditional school model, the school chooses the curriculum and often supplies the course materials to the students. It’s