How To Homeschool My Child
Super Bowl Activities for Kids

Super Bowl Activities for Kids

It’s right around the corner, so why not have some fun in your homeschool with our Super Bowl activities for kids this year. You might even try a Super Bowl mini-unit this Thursday and Friday. Your kids will love it! Super Bowl Activities with History What’s the history of Super Bowl Super Bowl Activities –… Continue Reading

13 Reasons Why You Should Use Notebooking in Your Homeschool

13 Reasons Why You Should Use Notebooking in Your Homeschool

When I was homeschooling, it was easy to get burned out and wonder if my kids were even learning anything. At the end of our 10 years of homeschooling, I found a great way to see my kids learn and help me avoid burnout.  Those are 2 reasons I truly love notebooking.   What are… Continue Reading

Shifting to Independent Learning:  Teaching Tip #3 {Day 4 of 5 Days of How to Homeschool}

Shifting to Independent Learning: Teaching Tip #3 {Day 4 of 5 Days of How to Homeschool}

Today we have day 4 of “5 Days of How to Homeschool My Child” – you can begin using today’s teaching technique immediately. Discover Learning Strategies As Your Homeschooled Child Shifts to Independent Learning As mentioned in earlier articles, it is imperative for you to develop strong character qualities and a love of learning. Both… Continue Reading

Love of Learning: Teaching Tip #2 {Day 3 of 5 Days of How to Homeschool}

Love of Learning: Teaching Tip #2 {Day 3 of 5 Days of How to Homeschool}

 A continuation of our series on how to homeschool – teaching tips you can use this week! What are you preparing your children for? Will they simply follow those around them? Or, will they be a strong leader? Whatever you are doing at home right now is preparing your kids for their future.  They will… Continue Reading

Character Development for Kids {Day 2 of 5 Days of How to Homeschool}

Character Development for Kids {Day 2 of 5 Days of How to Homeschool}

I planned to go on to Teaching Tip #2, but wanted to share a story about character development for kids. When I think back on the times my kids were here at home, there are a few character flaws that come to mind: Arguing Disobedience Honesty Complaining …. which all stem from Selfishness! If I… Continue Reading

5 Days of How to Homeschool: Teaching Tip #1

5 Days of How to Homeschool: Teaching Tip #1

Over the next few days,  I’ll be running a series that includes 4 tips I encourage homeschool moms to do, especially if they want their kids to grow in wisdom and Biblical thinking.  Step by step ideas on how to homeschool! Check back every day…or sign up for updates in the box to the right… Continue Reading

How to Start Homeschooling Right in 2018

How to Start Homeschooling Right in 2018

January is a great time to look back, seeing what went well last semester and where to improve. Yet, sometimes I felt defeated, not knowing where to turn after this exercise.  Or, how to start homeschooling in a better way. That’s why I’m sharing kid-tested strategies you can use to have a successful homeschool year… Continue Reading

9 Lessons on Forgiveness {One Word for 2017}

9 Lessons on Forgiveness {One Word for 2017}

Many blogs are posting their “one word” goal for 2018. I’ve done that in years past, but I want to do something different this year. Look back on 2017. Too often, we choose a word in January and forget what it is the following December. Many words that describe what God taught me in 2017…. Continue Reading

My 9 Favorite Books of 2017

My 9 Favorite Books of 2017

Today’s the first day of 2018, so I’m taking a look back at 2017 this week. Let’s start with my favorite books of 2017. I love to read. This year, I read less fiction and more non-fiction than normal. Which books were my favorites? #1 – How to Forgive … When You Don’t Feel Like… Continue Reading

Is the Holiday Season Difficult for You?

Is the Holiday Season Difficult for You?

I grew up with happy Christmases. My kids grew up with happy Christmases. Many friends have happy Christmases. But recently, some holidays are not happy. Trials and suffering challenge my “happy Christmas”. What about you? For many, Advent and Christmas are difficult.  Some of us struggle through trials. We try hard to keep Christ the… Continue Reading