As I sit here in the quiet, I wonder what I should write about this month? Should I do a serious article on homeschooling that encourages moms to keep on, or should I do a funny tongue-in-cheek article about the random things that show you you’re really nuts to homeschool in the first place?
Why I’m Not an Unschooler There is a lot of talk these days about unschooling, what it is and what it’s not. There is so much good in unschooling that I don’t want to throw it out, but I am not a complete unschooler. First off, here are some things I love and highly
I know you mamas. You’re excited! This is it! Your oldest is finally ready to start homeschooling! You’ve been holding your breath until you can start preschool or kindergarten with them. The books are bought. Your schedule is ready. All that you need is…..erk! Stop! Don’t go another step until you read this. I’ve
Faster, faster, faster! Our world constantly screams at us to do it faster and better. There is no time for the enjoyment, the journey. It’s only the destination that matters. But is this really true? Is this what we should be attaining with our children’s education? Should we cram them full of as much
I was about to pull my hair out, and my son was near tears. It was reading time again, and as usual, it was not going well. I was frustrated, and he was depressed. What was I doing so wrong? I had started out so hopeful. I had started him out at 2 1/2
I don’t know about you, but sometimes (okay, many times) I have to send my kids to a room or a chair to just chill out! It usually is met with protests, but as a general rule, works wonders to cool down tempers or make friends out of hostile siblings again. Lately, I’ve been
In honor of Husband Appreciation Day, I thought I would remind all of us homeschool mamas about the blessing of having a Godly husband. Now, I do know some of you probably don’t have Godly husbands but you do have one who supports you homeschooling your children, so they are still a huge blessing
I have read this over and over, but it’s really starting to “finally” sink in that it’s so true. Character really does come first in homeschooling. I guess I’m a little slow sometimes, but I have figured out until I teach my son diligence that all the schoolwork in the world won’t make him