What kind of homeschooling works best? Christine Weller walks listeners through popular styles such as classical, Charlotte Mason, unschooling, relaxed, and eclectic. Learn how to plan based on your goals, styles, strengths, and weaknesses, and apply approaches once you know the direction you want to take with your kids. It’s all in Episode 34 of the Hey, Mama! Homeschool Show: What Kind of Homeschooler Am I?
Hey Mama, Are you stressing over college prep for your high schoolers? Do you worry that your kids won’t have what it takes to get into a good college or get a good job ? Remember . . . One thing matters most of all: Raising your children up to love and obey the Lord. That they would make Him their
Hey Mama, You thought you had an unproductive week (especially compared to everyone else you know). You whispered under your breath that it was useless . . . pointless . . . low yielding . . . you are just not cut out for this. “But it may have been more productive had I made
Your oldest is yearning to start learning, but there are pros and cons to introducing academics at age 4 or age 5. What’s a mama to do? Many experts that I respect suggest that kindergarten is too early to introduce rigorous academics to a child. A young student should not be pushed to write letters
Hey Mama, God bless you and keep you in this new year . . . whether you’re great at grammar or not. Let me share a little secret. I know a number of homeschooling parents (dead serious) who are pretty bad at grammar, not so good at spelling, and who are wholly committed to homeschooling
Hey Mama, How you write your schedule has to fit YOUR life and your family. I can give you all the ideas in the world, but if something doesn’t work for you, it’s not going to work for your family. If this area is a struggle for you, the first thing you need to do
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