Taking the First Step

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 …

Top 5 Tips for Busy Moms

I don’t know about you, but I really love – “Top 5 Tips” about stuff. It’s like getting a mega dose of all the important things in one easy to read 3 minute sitting. So, in appreciation of all those wonderful “Top… tips” out there on the web – here’s mine. 1) Order your life …

Homeschool Curriculum… just the basics

Choosing and using a homeschool curriculum can be more daunting than the actual decision to homeschool your child. Finding the right curriculum for you family’s needs and your individual children is absolutely necessary. Talking about it is easy… but actually getting there is the hard part. There are a few questions that you can ask …

Invite Good Counsel

Ever feel alone in your homeschool adventure? Feel like you must be the only one making these mistakes? Do you battle with wondering if your children will make it in college? Does this sound familiar? Sure, most homeschool parent have the same worries. Yet, even though we worry about these things, or see other homeschool …

4 Reading Rules to Boost Literacy

  #1 Consistency There are several different approaches to reading instruction. Yet, the most widely accepted and proven method to teach reading is through phonetic instruction. Even within phonics instruction some teachers begin with letter sounds, and add vowel blends moving to the right… others learn by word families such as “hit”, “bit”, “sit”, “wit”, and …