• Curriculum
  • Exercise Focuses Your Mind

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    Are you getting a little crazy with the kid’s constant energy? Are they just unable to get quiet? It sounds like you need a little intervention. Let’s get ’em to focus! STOP… Don’t stress yourself out any longer!!Take a break, go outside and get some exercise. It’s easy, go for a bike ride, a walk […]

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  • Taking the First Step

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    Making that Decision to Homeschool You’ve been thinking about this for a long time, right? I did too! Finally, I took that first – most difficult – step! Starting down the homeschooling path isn’t easy, but it is a decision that will bring results. For many, beginning to homeschool was a decision that was fueled […]

  • Current Events
  • Why Do I Homeschool?

    When we first began this homeschooling journey over 15 years ago, there were alot of people who were unhappy with our choice. As a family completely involved in a private school (principal and a teacher) to pull our children and bring them home was huge, even our pastor gave us a little grief. Fast forward […]

  • Home Education
  • Am I qualified to teach my Children?

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    Are you wanting to homeschool but just doubting if you have what it takes? Perhaps you’re worried because you didn’t do so well in school yourself. Teaching is not an exacting science. In fact, the best teachers are the ones with a heart to teach. Research has clearly shown that there is no direct correlation […]

  • 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 […]

  • Home Education
  • Make Your Field Trips Great!

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    Field trips can be a great vehicle for learning and experiencing. Yet, even some of the best field trips can turn into disaster without a few guidelines. here are a few tips for an awesome field trip… 1) Make sure your field tip fits the age of your children 2) Don’t go during peak season. […]

  • 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. […]

  • Curriculum
  • Does your Education FIT?

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    For most of us, there was something about typical education that just didn’t fit. For whatever reason, we felt that we needed something different for our children’s education. Education is all about a good fit. Like a pair of shoes that may be too tight – you want to get out of those as quickly […]

  • Home Education
  • Summer Literature

    Summer Literature

    Summer Literature – Big Adventure – Small Investment Yes, most of us just don’t have the budget to see amazing sights and have the dream vacation that we would love. So, this summer instead of just being dissapointed about not have that perfect vacation… take your own “book-cation!” A vacation with a book. Sure, you […]

  • 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 […]