Teen Perspective: Homeschool vs Public School
Some of you know that I am homeschooled. I enjoy doing homeschool a lot more than public school. I used to go to public school for a while before my parents decided that public school wasn’t right for us. It wasn’t right for me because…
Super Simple Party Planning
My beautiful baby has turned 8 this year. We put together a friend’s birthday party to celebrate. We have a fun tradition where every even year we do a friends party and every odd year we have a family party. Every 4 years we celebrate with a BIG party, where we go all out.
How to Balance Work & School at HOME!
This fall, parents will be embarking on a new journey for the school year. They will work from home and take on the task of educating their kids. What a BIG TASK! During this time so many things can be overwhelming and stressful. Many friends and family have asked us how we balance work and school and I am excited to share with you six things we have learned over the years as we have navigated the waters of working from as well as educating our children from home.
5 things I wish I KNEW before Starting HOMESCHOOL!
Man if I could go back YEARS and YEARS ago to the beginning of our Homeschool journey…there would be a few things I would tell myself. Goodness wouldn’t that be great to get that info?!! Well here I am sharing my ups and downs and tips I wish I knew before starting homeschool!
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before We Started Homeschooling
Homeschooling used to be this weird thing that hardly anyone did. ”Kids need to be social and need to be at school where they can make friends and be taught by qualified teachers – not by mom and dad.” That was the common objection to…
Homeschooling: What to Buy, What not to Buy
It’s back to school time! That means it is also back to school shopping time. If you’re a new homeschooling mom, you might be wondering, “What do I really need to homeschool successfully, and what can I save money on and not buy?”
Over the years I’ve learned which back to school items were the most useful and which ones just sat in my closet, never to be used. In this post, I’ll share my do’s and don’ts when it comes to back to school shopping.
How to transition from public school to homeschool
Distance learning. Hybrid schedule. Homeschooling. This is an unprecedented time as parents are faced with making some tough decisions about their kids’ education. No matter your choice, I’m here to help you transition from a regular public schooling structure to a homeschool structure.
Before I get started, there is ONE thing you NEED to know. Whatever form of schooling you decide on for your kids this year, be confident in your choice. Don’t feel like you need to do what everyone else is doing. Don’t second guess your choice when you see what other people are doing. Do what’s right for your family.
How to parent according to motive – learning to speak your child’s language
Have you ever tried to talk to your children only to notice one child isn’t listening at all, the other is intently listening with a smile on their face, you just noticed that your third child magically disappeared and your fourth is knocked out asleep?…