“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
Hey Mama, Classical Education and Charlotte Mason Education both vouch for creating good habits and starting them when the children are young. There are so many benefits that result from the forming of good habits. Peace is one of them. Wouldn’t we all like a dose of peace in our homeschool days? It
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
Hey Mama, This is the day that the Lord has made! You are still breathing, and that’s a good thing. Your children are healthy and whole. They ate today. Your lights are still on, and as of this minute, there is gas in your car! There will be dinner on the table tonight.
As an introverted mom of two introverted sons, I have learned many lessons over the past fourteen years of homeschooling. Several of these lessons were learned the hard way with disappointment, tears, and regret. If you have an introverted child, here are my top tips for homeschooling introverts. Avoid Comparison If your introverted child
Learn quickly how to homeschool on a budget by implementing these homeschooling ideas into your homeschool routine. Just like a college degree can be achieved for an insane amount of money or at an extremely affordable rate, a homeschool diploma can be attained inexpensively, or it can cost a pretty penny. It all depends on
Hey Mama, Every graduation, a video is created from only ten pictures to depict that child’s birth through their graduation. It plays for thirty seconds with their desired music in the background. When I watch these, their life from birth through graduation literally passes in front of my eyes, and I end up