This post contains affiliate links. Is homeschooling high school in your future? Whether you have been homeschooling for several years, or plan to begin with the high school years, you will quickly realize that the high school years bring unique opportunities and requirements. Don’t worry, you will still find the flexibility your family enjoyed when homeschooling the younger grades, but there are different guidelines and
Spring has officially sprung, and for homeschoolers that often means it’s planning season. People are out and about at conventions, looking at new curriculum, making choices for the coming year. What if I suggested that a key ingredient to a successful school year wasn’t only the right curriculum? What if I suggested that the atmosphere in your home was as important as the book list?
One of the most appealing aspects of a Charlotte Mason education for me is the seamless interplay between art and science that is possible with nature study. Nothing compares to tromping through the woods in all weathers to track the first crocus. Alright, we usually just walk around our neighborhood…and only when it’s not too wet! But we still keep our Calendar of Firsts, and
This lovely book by Sarah Mackenzie, is a timeless read for any homeschool mom whether you are just starting out or you’ve been homeschooling for many years. Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler’s Guide to Unshakable Peace is a short read and it’s divided into three parts. Whose Well Done Are You Working For? This section is actually my favorite. It’s full of encouraging ideas on
A decision to homeschool your children is not something easy to make for most parents in the world. Homeschooling families are still minorities compared to the families with children who go to school. Therefore, there are a lot of challenges met by most homeschooling families. Here are some of the challenges for homeschooling parents: Not every family is surrounded by people who support the idea
Homeschooling Today Magazine is my favorite homeschooling magazine and THE perfect gift of encouragement for the homeschool mom! I so look forward to my copy arriving in my mailbox! ~ Don’t miss the FREE gift and the giveaway at the end! Homeschooling Today Magazine in my mailbox on a Monday ? Perfect! ? Get your copy at http://homeschoolingtoday.com #homeschool #goodness #encouragement “Twenty years ago Homeschooling
How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kids for Success is one of the very popular books in our public library, currently with a waiting list of over 52 people even though there are 20 copies. Why? Well, it seems that parenting in North America fails in two opposing ways: on the one hand, children are neglected, and
Are you looking for a fine arts curriculum for your high schooler? Wondering what you might teach for co-op? Maybe your planned time off this summer hasn’t been quite as restful as you’d hoped. Maybe you’re looking for a way to nourish your own creativity even in the midst of this busy homeschooling life. A Year of Art Journaling: A Beginner Course in Artful Discovery