As a veteran homeschool mom I want to share with you something that we often skirt around: changing things up. You know that moment when all your awesome new curriculum arrives and you’re so excited to get rolling for the new year, you just can’t wait! You eagerly make schedules, pour over books and anxiously await the start date. Then it arrives, all shiny and
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
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