10 Reasons Why Homeschooling Can Be SO GOOD For Kids

What does it take to make it in homeschooling? What’s necessary to make it work for the long haul? Homeschooling is an endeavor that is not for the faint of heart! In my opinion, to make it for any period of time longer than a year, you have to be confident and you have toContinue reading “10 Reasons Why Homeschooling Can Be SO GOOD For Kids”

To the New Homeschool Moms Wondering, “Can I really pull this off?”

You have stepped out to homeschool your child- timidly, but surely. You’re excited, but scared to death. Will we be able to keep up? Will my kids have friends? What if they are missing something? What if I ruin them? I recently read a fantastic article put out by the Homeschool Legal Defense Association inContinue reading “To the New Homeschool Moms Wondering, “Can I really pull this off?””

Keeping a Homeschool Portfolio

We all love looking back at old pictures. Kids especially love looking back at the places they have been and what they were doing at a certain age. When I pulled out some portfolios from previous years for pictures for this post, it didn’t take long for my kids to find them and start lookingContinue reading “Keeping a Homeschool Portfolio”

Five Minute Math Games to do with Everyone

Looking for ideas for Math? Math is a subject that that should be done individually because it is a skill. Since each child will progress at their own level and ability, it is not a subject that is easily taught in a group. There are, however, some math games that I have practiced at theContinue reading “Five Minute Math Games to do with Everyone”

Teaching a Child to Read Part 2: Reading Practice

If you read my last post, I wrote about the two necessary habits that must happen every day with your child for them to become a successful reader. You should read to your child- A LOT. Your child should practice reading 15 minutes a day. In my last post, I elaborated on the first pointContinue reading “Teaching a Child to Read Part 2: Reading Practice”