Often I am asked by new homeschoolers about how to make an overall plan for the year. They are looking for the nuts and bolts of putting lots of great ideas together because they tend to get overwhelmed by the whole process. I shared the following ideas with a friend and I hope they help with planning the homeschool year and encourage readers here at
Many times in the last few years I’ve found myself saying that homeschooling is also continuing education for the homeschool mom. I’ve learned so much homeschooling my five children. One way I have learned many things is cycling through history homeschooling multiple ages. It has been a joy to learn rich history and have a picture of the timeline in my head. I didn’t get
We welcome Michelle Osborn of Yellow House Book Rental… With so many homeschoolers on a limited budget, renting curriculum seems like such a great option. Yellow House Book Rental’s website offers information on how rental works and what products are offered. The best part is, this is a family business run by a homeschooling family! Cut Expenses with Homeschool Curriculum Rental Service Below is a quick
I’ll bet you’ve heard the verse a number of times, but have you ever related Proverbs 27:17 to parenting or homeschooling? “Iron sharpeneth iron: so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.” Isn’t that what homeschooling really is? Haven’t you experienced the iron striking iron effect? I know that I have never been so refined, never had a deeper sense of my own need,
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?
In 2013 I reviewed the Accelerated Christian Education (A.C.E) curriculum for The Curriculum Choice. Three years on I am still getting comments and questions in my inbox on that review. I had shared a general overview, pros and cons, as well as personal thoughts and an important note addressing some really negative reviews that I had come across in the period of time that I
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
We want to thank you, our wonderful readers, for a great 2015. Our authors bring you reviews of their favorite curriculum each month. We bring you reviews of the curriculum we use and love in our homeschools! Here are the top reviews from each of our authors. Those you read and shared the most! Curriculum Choice Review Author Top Posts 2015 Listed alphabetically, these are