Connie answers the question everyone is asking homeschool moms, “How do you do it all?!” Being a homeschool mom can feel like holding down a couple of full time jobs! Connie, Mom of 7, shares her passion for discipling their kids and what she has learned to help her get it all done each day.
How can we teach our kids to communicate effectively? There are many excellent writing curriculums out there, but I have also found that there are simple writing habits that can be used regularly to cover a lot of ground. Kind of like a multi-vitamin or an all-in-one. In observing the positive results I have seen from these practices I have become so convinced of their effectiveness that they HAVE BECOME our main writing curriculum!
How can we teach our kids to communicate effectively? I have observed four simple writing habits that, when used regularly over a long period of time, are very effective in helping our kids become excellent writers.
Looking for a way to help your child improve their writing skills? The regular habit of narration produces quality writers. Give it a try! Do it for a year and track your child’s progress over time. You might be surprised at how something so simple can be so effective!
If you have not before, I encourage you to try keeping a portfolio this year. It is a project your kids will take pride in! And you might find that keeping a portfolio is a huge confidence booster for YOU as well! Here are the steps I use in putting a portfolio together.
Looking for ideas for Math? Math is a subject that that should be done individually because it is a skill, however, there are some math games that I have done with all of my kids together. They love these!
Hi! I’m Sheri. This is my husband Nelson. We have been married for 20 years and live in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. We have eight kids and have been homeschooling for ten years. I’ve been spending my summer interviewing homeschool moms, collecting their stories and resources. I’m excited to share them in hopes that they will be an encouragement to people who are thinking about homeschooling or are already homeschooling. To start things off, here’s our interview!