I think most parents want their children to memorize things. For me, as a Christian parent, I want my children to “hide God’s word in their heart”. Putting that into reality can be another story though. I have a child with a photographic memory, he can see something done and repeat it with little to no trouble. My other child, not so much. We also
Raise your hand if you need some homeschool goodies to get you going? Well we have them and they will bless your homeschool BIG time! We are celebrating 10 years of blogging at Hodgepodge and nine years of The Curriculum Choice. And because it is a Hodgepodge, my family and I are also hosting BIG giveaways at our three sister websites as well. I’ll share
Happy New Year from all of us here at Curriculum Choice. The Curriculum Choice authors are back with a wealth of inspiration for your homeschools this winter. We present The Winter Homeschool! How to Make the Most of The Winter Homeschool By now, most of us will be in the throes of winter weather. The days are shorter, the temperatures dipping below what can be
We are sharing a few of our favorite things! Homeschool favorites for you – on sale! You will want to browse this list for ideas for December and the new homeschool semester. Dates and details are listed below… At Our Journey Westward, you can find creative curriculum like the NaturExplorers series, and how-to teaching guides like Charlotte Mason Homeschooling in 18 Easy Lessons and Loving Living
What’s one of the biggest homeschooling questions you are asked or find yourself asking? I’m not talking about the, “Is this enough?” question, rather the, “What should my child know?” It’s so easy to wonder if you’re teaching your children the right information at the right time, especially if you’re not using standard textbooks. There are solutions to this problem but my favorite comes in
My daughter turned twelve this summer, and thoughts of homeschooling high school and preparing for college admission have been swirling around in my head. As someone who likes to plan ahead, I decided doing research now would help calm my worries. That’s when I came across the Homeschoolers’ College Admissions Handbook by Cafi Cohen. I’m so glad I read this book now, because it gives
There are many different ways to homeschool to college. Some teens aim to complete their high school years at home, then go directly into the world of work. Others go to community college and earn dual credit or work towards an Associates Degree. Other teens are homeschooling high school and planning to apply to a four year college. My 17-year-old daughter was one of them.
Children learn best when they feel secure, and there is no greater security than to know that their parents love each other. In fact, one of the best things we can do for our children’s education is to improve our marriages. So, in order to help you with this foundation of your homeschool, I want to tell you about the most practical marriage book I