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,
Looking back, organizing my homeschool was not all about having the “right” resources, art supplies and curriculum. It was really more about finding ways that I could meet my daughter’s educational needs, within a loving, nurturing home. The atmosphere of our home was the most important ingredient for me. That my daughter felt loved, encouraged, and also had a routine that nurtured her, that was
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?
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With almost two decades of homeschooling under our belts, our family has experienced a variety of learning issues. Most of them we have been able to diagnose and resolve ourselves. When I marked a recent French test, though, I realized I needed expert help. Occasionally we all find ourselves in situations where our love, patience, and efforts are not enough, and then we usually don’t
The following is a guest post by Suzanne Doeren of A Plan in Place (Don’t miss the discount code at the end!)… A Plan in Place was started because nothing on the market worked for me. Maybe you’ve had the same experience. After all, we are homeschoolers: we are unique; we march to the beat of our own drum! When my oldest son was in
Are you considering homeschooling for your kids? Do you feel a little overwhelmed with all the information that is out there? I did, when we were first thinking about the homeschooling option for my daughter. I wanted to find unbiased information on the pros and cons of homeschoooling and did not know where to turn. Then I stopped by my local library one day, and