Why I Don’t Regret Homeschooling A question was posed to me the other day while at my six-month dental cleaning that caused me to consider why I don’t regret homeschooling. The hygienist mentioned to my dentist that, with my youngest entering his senior year, I was about to complete my final year of homeschooling.
Have you ever met someone who acted like they knew everything or at least thought that they knew everything? As a teacher, these people can be hard, if not impossible, to teach. The same thing is true with an employee that someone is trying to train. If they think they already know it all,
Homeschooling can be a great choice for your family. You have the opportunity to design your child’s curriculum, engage with more personal lesson approaches, and even mold your schedule around the diverse needs of your family. However, that’s not to say that homeschooling is without some significant challenges. This might include the possibility that
As soon as you begin homeschooling, it becomes clear pretty quickly that you will need to come up with homeschool organization ideas—and fast! Each family’s situation is unique, which means a one-size-fits-all approach does not apply to homeschool organization. Each family needs to look at how many children they are homeschooling, which rooms of
Most of us are familiar with the story. God rejects Saul as king over Israel and sends his faithful servant Samuel to anoint a new leader. “Fill your horn with oil and go…” God tells Samuel. “I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have selected a king for myself among
“Honey, you need to rewrite this paper….” “I hate writing!” Tears, frustration, and raised voices – is this what teaching writing is like at your house? We often deceive ourselves into thinking that some kids are good writers and others are not. While it is true that some children are gifted writers, all teens
I have always wanted to learn Spanish. I took two years of high school Spanish, and then after college, I married the son of Colombian immigrants. My in-laws frequently conversed in Spanish with my husband, leaving me to rely on what I could recall from almost ten years earlier. Living in a culturally diverse
The past several years, my kiddos have asked to have a roadside stand, but we only had a small garden which was just enough for us and to share a little with neighbors. Well after years of asking, we decided it was a great year to expand our garden and give the kiddos an