• Encouragement
  • Using Life Experience to Teach

    I must admit, I believe homeschooling is an awesome way to teach. Are you asking why? I’d love to share why…I believe it is simply because teaching doesn’t stop after you finish your studies. Teaching and learning is a lifestyle. When you plan your grocery list for the week, do you involve your children? You can teach […]

  • Curriculum
  • Homeschooling First Grade

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    The first few years of schooling are my favorite to teach…how about you? Don’t you just love watching their faces light up when they get a new concept… it’s so worth it! So, we’ve been through first grade 5 times now… it’s an exciting year of learning with loads of interesting concepts and fun learning. […]

  • Encouragement
  • Rejoice Evermore…

    Rejoice

    I am one of those people that really tries (emphasis on try) to make things practical. This carries over into my spiritual life as well. I believe that all things in life work together for God’s glory. Though I may not understand it, He has the beginning and the end worked out. So, as I read […]

  • Current Events
  • The Power of Praise

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    In my days as a private school administrator, I cannot guess how many times I heard parents tell me that their child was gifted and they thought… once enrolled, the child would simply need to be advanced a grade. It is funny, but most of those children were just good, healthy, “normal”, yet wonderful children. […]

  • Encouragement
  • How do You Define “Homeschool Success?”

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    For every family, that answer will be different. What do you want for your family?Start with  the big picture of what you want from homeschooling, and then work back from yearly goals, subject goals, to daily goals. If you desire to be a success, you m ust know what that success looks like. Make sure […]

  • Encouragement
  • Homeschooling is great, but what about my career?

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    Homeschooling is a great sacrifice of time for the parent. However, just because you stay at home doesn’t mean that you are sitting idle and watching the world go by. Some of the most educated people I know are stay at home, homeschooling parents. I have heard people comment about the talent that “so and […]