How To Homeschool My Child

Category Archives: Teaching Writing

{FREE Writers Workshop} How to Teach Writing

{FREE Writers Workshop} How to Teach Writing

Since you’ve been reading my blog, I’d like to invite you to a writers workshop that can extend your homeschooling endeavors in how to teach writing. Are you unsure how to teach writing? Wondering if you’ll teach writing correctly? Not sure how much writing your kids should be doing at different ages? That’s exactly what… Continue Reading

Notebooking Pages Birthday Giveaway

This week is one of my favorite weeks  of the year. . . why? It’s Notebooking Pages Birthday celebration.  First up, they are giving away a package worth over $900. I’m giving away my entire Approaches to Christian Homeschooling package (ebook, videos & more) Next, they are giving away 25 LIFETIME memberships.  You’ll have one… Continue Reading

1 Day Giveaway – It’s Tomorrow

How was your weekend? Last week was cold & rainy, so I’m looking forward to this week with some sunshine. What about you? Have you ever considered or used notebooking in your homeschool? If not, I would encourage you to try it out. It’s so easy and Notebooking Pages gives you some freebies to dip… Continue Reading

FREE Thanksgiving Notebooking Pages

November has flown by for our family and Thanksgiving is here.  My prayer is this week will be one where we turn to God in total thankfulness … regardless of our current circumstances. Our family has had great highs & lows this past year, but we continue to turn to Him with a grateful heart…. Continue Reading

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

Love of Learning: Teaching Tip #2 {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

Start School Right 2016 {FREE Webinar!}

Let me help you Start School Right in 2016! I am hosting an online workshop about how to homeschool my child … NEXT Tuesday, September 13, 2016 and YOU are invited. It’s complimentary for all my readers. How’s that for a deal!   Start School Right in 2016 Online Workshop September 13, 2016 8:00pm – 9:15pm… Continue Reading

IEW Super Deal Extended {Tech Problems}

Several of you had difficulties ordering IEW, so we are extending the Super Deal and adding a little bonus . . . If you still have difficulties ordering, please reply to this email and we will manually enter your order. Technology is great…when it works! The Labor Day Super Deal applied to any purchase of… Continue Reading

The Best Topic to Teach Writing

The Best Topic to Teach Writing

Last week I shared a writing tip you could use to teach writing in your homeschool. Since that time I was once again reminded how important it is to let your children have some ownership over their writing topics. Let me share my story…. Hunter was 12 and working on the IEW Student Writing Intensive… Continue Reading

Motivating Your Children – How to Teach Writing

Motivating Your Children – How to Teach Writing

Do you have children that complain about writing assignments? A few summers ago, I discovered (again) that giving my children a purpose for writing increases their motivation and willingness to fulfill their assignments.  It is also a fantastic way to teach the process of writing format through publishing. Many years ago, all three of my… Continue Reading

Your Children Can Love Writing & Teaching Writing is Easy Too {Guest Post}

Your Children Can Love Writing & Teaching Writing is Easy Too {Guest Post}

Today’s Guest Post is from Rebecca Brandt who shares about this teaching writing program, Institute for Excellence in Writing. IEW provides writing activities your kids will love. I have not spent a lot of time, lately…showing you inside of our school room. We’ve been busy running, playing, swimming, reading, but…for two weeks, we have been…….. Continue Reading