We’ve just added a welcome video to our “About” page. It’s a brief, 2 minute video explaining what we are all about and a few tips for brand new homeschoolers! Angela is a homeschool mother of 5, and has been homeschooling from the beginning.
It is my belief that our homeschool adventure is just as much for me as it is for my children. I do not believe that I called myself to homeschool. I only answered the call. I believe it is what has been planned for our family since the blueprints were drawn up. May I share with you why I believe this? Deut. 6:5-9 says:
When my husband and I decided to homeschool our children, I did what most new homeschooling moms do – I got online and started researching curriculum. Early on in my search I began to realize that there were many different philosophies of homeschooling. Up to that point, I honestly had not heavily pondered my own educational philosophy. I was simply trying to find a reading
Guest posting today is Loni. You can find her blogging about daily life, her homeschool adventure, and unexpected surprises at Hearts-In-Training. It came out of nowhere. Hitting me like a sweet warm summer breeze, instantly calming my spirit, slowly I felt the tension fade from my soul. Seriously, it was exactly what I needed at that moment. Isn’t it funny how at any given time,
I am excited to tell you about NaturExplorers, a new series of nature-based unit studies written by Cindy West and Melissa Leach. The authors are both veteran homeschooling Moms who are passionate about studying nature with their children and inspiring other Moms to do the same. No matter what type of homeschooler you are, and whether or not you already do nature study with your family, these
I remember my first year as a homeschool mama. We had just pulled my daughter out of public school. She was going into the 4th grade, only because she had been through 3rd grade twice, and she could not do 3rd grade again. My middle son was going to start kindergarten. The summer before we started homeschooling everything changed. My daughter had had a
I like to fancy myself an organized mom. But I must admit that I am not. I have good intentions but they don’t always materialize. I came across a book that has helped me think I could actually get my act together. Homeschooling at the Speed of Life, by Marilyn Rockett, is currently my favorite book on this topic. There are a TON of books
Co-ops, are they a good fit for your homeschool? Is it worth the time? Is it worth the money? Do my kids benefit from them? Will they enjoy it? Will they learn anything? These are all good questions we ask ourselves when we consider to join a co-op or not. First, for any of our newbies out there let me explain what