Think back to when you were a child. Were you taught how to properly manage your emotions? Most adults, me included, would probably say no, at least in a way that was healthy. I remember being taught how to hold in my emotions. There were times when all I wanted to do was cry, but… Continue reading 3 Ways to Help Your Children Manage Their Emotions
I’ve talked about it in the past, but with a new homeschool year in full swing, I just gotta re-emphasize the power of teaching sight words. I have spent a lot of time Googling the various lists of sight words, and even came up with my own resource that models after my IR3 method… but… Continue reading The Power of Teaching Sight Words
As homeschooling evolves, there are more and more methods and styles surfacing. One of the newest methods is known as the Unit Study Method which a lot of homeschooling families are loving. The biggest reason is it practically fits any learning and homeschool style. It is what it sounds like so you're basically using the… Continue reading How Unit Studies Changed Our Homeschool + Why You Should Try It Too!
About two years ago, I was searching for an inexpensive online piano lesson option for my son's homeschool "specials" block. At the time, I was a busy homeschooling Mom, chasing an infant/toddler, plus expecting another blessing on the way. So the online option was our best route. A simple Google search guided me to what… Continue reading Free Online Piano Lessons with the Best Teacher Ever
If you've followed me for any length of time, then you'll know I'm an advocate for building a children's library. I have always been a lover of books and my husband and I are both hard copy kind of folks - especially in the day and age of all things digital. There's nothing like going… Continue reading Two Books to Add to Your Children’s Library NOW (Review+Giveaway)