Oh, how important it is to fill our day with good things. I make the same mistake almost daily of letting my day run me instead of running my day. Even after 15 years of homeschool experience it’s still so easy to get pulled this way and that. This year I am very thrilled to have the Ultimate Homeschool Planner from Apologia to aid me
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
Like many homeschool moms, I am always on the lookout for “the perfect planner” – which honestly, I’ve decided is only a figment of our imagination. Because our imagination is where all our dreams are… which cannot be put down on paper (either digital or print). So, with that said, I would like to share a small, simple planner that is perfect for those looking
Homeschooling high school can be an intimidating time for a homeschool parent. But homeschooling high school to college can be even more intimidating! What courses should my high schooler take? What credits would be best in prep for college acceptance? How do I track it all? What about the college application process? NOTE – Currently the book is printed with a binding, available on Amazon,
Tracking homeschool is crucial for controlling homeschool. Homeschool Tracker is an online tool to track your homeschool. Homeschooling is not the only matter that a family should focus more than other aspects of life. On the other hand, homeschooling parents have more responsibility for the children’s education than other parents. Therefore, the temptation and the chance to lose control in homeschooling is very big. That
Even after you settle on curriculum choices and are faithfully showing up to do the work of homeschooling, there are lingering problems. All these people need to be reliably fed and the house and calendar kept with a modicum of order. If you are a homeschooling mama, you’ve no doubt come across the ideas of a 30 Day Meal Plan and a Home Organization Binder.
The best way that two of my children learn is by listening. They are auditory learners. How do I know? They are drawn to any sort of recording. Audio books. They love for books to be read aloud. They both even love a lecture type setting. Back when my eldest children were preschoolers we started a habit called morning room time. Some friends of ours
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,