How To Homeschool My Child

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St Patricks Day Activities: Lucky Charms Graph

St Patricks Day Activities: Lucky Charms Graph

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, so why not have some fun in your homeschool activities with one of our favorite St Patricks Day Activities?  This one is edible, just like the recent Oreo Phases of the Moon homeschool activity. Quick Question Before the Activity . . . Would you buy a book… Continue Reading

5 Strategies to Encourage a Love of Learning {Free Homeschooling Workshop}

5 Strategies to Encourage a Love of Learning {Free Homeschooling Workshop}

For many homeschool families, it’s back to school time. You’re gearing up for a new year, brushing off that curriculum and making plans for your kids’ education. Are you struggling to help your kids be successful & confident writers? Are your kids “less than” motivated to love learning? Do you want to inspire your kids… Continue Reading

Is a Homeschool Convention Worth Your Time & Money?

Is a Homeschool Convention Worth Your Time & Money?

Before I started homeschooling, I decided to check out the Houston homeschool convention. In my mind, it was a one-stop shopping place to get all my curriculum with no shipping charges. And that was all! A place to save money on my curriculum. Little did I know (or expect) God had so much more for… Continue Reading

High School Homeschool: Teaching Tip #4 {5 Days of How to Homeschool}

High School Homeschool: Teaching Tip #4 {5 Days of How to Homeschool}

Today we continue with our last teaching tip on how to homeschool. Independent Learning Strategies in Your High School Homeschooled Child When your children are young, you have the perfect opportunity to provide a firm character foundation. Not only should you ground your children in strong character, you should begin to develop a lifelong love… Continue Reading

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

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