Every year, more and more families choose to home educate their children. All of the preparations are made, and the "first day" approaches. But then... the questions, the doubts, and the limiting beliefs kick in. "How will I do this? Can I really do this? Is there support? Where is the support? Who else struggles with ___________? How do I know I'm… Continue reading Back to Homeschool: Mind Over Matter
As years pass and homeschooling becomes more popular, the ways to do it increase as well. One of the biggest additions to home education is utilizing online homeschooling options. For many parents, there's no question about outsourcing with this type of resource. For others, there are questions. Before sharing 5 reasons to consider virtual homeschooling, I first want to… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Consider Virtual Homeschooling
Okay, so you've decided to homeschool. You've focused on covering the core classes - English, Math, Science, etc. But what about those other classes? The elective classes. Electives are classes that extend beyond the typical core subjects. They can also be considered just as, if not more, powerful than the basics. There are several ways… Continue reading What Are Electives And Why Your Homeschool Needs Them
Giveaway: Enter for a chance to win a Hands-On History Project Kit from Sonlight. Scroll to the end to enter! It's no secret that homeschooling is becoming increasingly popular. Moms and Dads are deciding to home educate their children for a number of reasons, realizing that it's not so bad. For most families the question… Continue reading Using Hands-On Activities to Include Dad in Learning PLUS A GIVEAWAY!
Families homeschool for various reasons, and meeting their child's true academic abilities is among the top. You may hear a lot about special needs homeschooling when it comes to developmental delays, disorders, or other seemingly negative diagnosis. But what about the other end of the spectrum? The children who seem to be advanced. I knew… Continue reading Tips for Homeschooling an Advanced Child