Expand your child’s horizons without stepping out of your front door! Introducing a foreign language into your homeschool opens up a new world of opportunity. In Episode 39 of the Hey, Mama! Homeschool Show: When Should You Teach Foreign Language and Why? Christine and Stephanie explain how you can get started today.
As this new homeschool year takes flight if you’re a new homeschooler or a seasoned pro, remember that you get to make your homeschool what you want. The beauty of homeschooling is the ability to create the home education your child needs, without the stress or comparison traps that other education models display. As
The new year brings time for reflection on the year that has passed and time for regrouping for the year ahead. We take down our Christmas trees and bring out our homeschool materials. Trees are replaced with trigonometry, cookies are replaced with counting, and the work resumes. After reflecting on the previous semester, sometimes we
How is your homeschool year going? Are you on a roll, or have you fallen into a slump? Maybe you need a fresh start. A revival. Reviving your homeschool might be just what the doctor ordered. This does not mean your homeschool has completely died with you hovering over a six-foot grave, propped up by
As your kids are busy finding answers in their homeschool studies, you might have questions of your own. “How do other homeschoolers fit everything in? Are they stressed out already like I am with a brand new school year just underway? How do other moms balance all of the responsibilities and expectations?” We’ve collected the
Take a new approach with your homeschooling this year with a relaxed approach. Interested in relaxed homeschooling? Here’s how it’s done. Experience is a homeschool mom or dad’s best teacher. Looking at the lives of veteran homeschool parents, one trait is common among most: their methods become more relaxed as the years go on. As
Hey Mama, It’s almost June . . . and then on to July . . . can you believe it? Summer always seems to fly by (even though it’s hardly started), and with summer comes BBQs, picnics, fireworks, and 4th of July! I love hearing phrases like “one nation under God” and “in
Hey Mama, So my house is really a mess right now. There’s a tall tower of folded towels on the coffee table which may or may not make it to the linen closet (ever). Often it seems they get knocked over before I can even deal with them. I have blueberry pancake batter