The Many Reasons Why Physical Education Is So Important!
Is Physical Education Important?: How to Add Physical Activity to Your Homeschool And Why You Really Should. Read on to Discover The Many Reasons Why Physical Education Is So Important! By Chelsea McLeod We all know that physical education is essential to development. Physical Education is So Important! We grew up being told that physical […]
6 Reasons Why It’s Important To Encourage Multi-Age Play
Children are naturally curious and sociable beings. They love to explore, learn and play with others. As a parent, you want the best for your child; you want them to be happy, healthy, and well-adjusted. However, when it comes to playtime, parents may be hesitant to let their children play with kids of all ages. […]
No More Math Meltdowns: How To Add Real-World Context And Teach Math In A Creative Way
By Chelsea McLeod Math is one of the more challenging subjects in school, and it can be difficult for students to see how the concepts they’re learning will be helpful in the real world. Math is more meaningful and engaging for students when we teach real-world applications. By making connections between math and the world […]
Guiding Your Own Growth
Guiding Your Own Growth – Guest Blog By Kaila Gilley. You against the world. On the one hand, this sentiment frees. You choose an untraditional education route for your child, at least in part, because of its liberty—your kids, your family unit, your choice: your opportunity. On the other hand, however, it is a heavy […]
Explain the War in Ukraine to Your Child.
Over the past two years, children have struggled to understand the COVID-19 virus, shutdowns, school closures, and why they couldn’t see friends and families or do sports and everyday activities they love. Many parents became exhausted by trying to help their children feel normal while explaining the pandemic to their children. Now that the pandemic […]
Encourage Learning Throughout the Holidays
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but chances are you aren’t feeling like it. This time of the year can add a whole new level of exhaustion to the already over-worked homeschooling parent. Are you feeling burnt out from homeschooling, virtual learning or just parenting in general? How can you encourage learning throughout […]
The 20 Do’s of Homeschooling
In the last blog we covered the major ‘don’ts’ of homeschooling. The things that you should try to avoid at all costs, if you want to be a successful homeschooling parent. If you haven’t already read it, you can find it here: 20 Don’ts of Homeschooling. Today we are covering The 20 Do’s of Homeschooling! […]
Should You Quit Homeschooling?
Have you ever felt the untameable feeling that you should just give up on homeschooling your kids? Maybe it’s the frustration from always trying to get your kids to do their math? Mixed with exhaustion, and guilt about how you should be doing more for them? All these feelings have mixed together to make a […]
Staying in the Moment as a Homeschool Mom
Staying in the Moment as a Homeschool Mom – Guest blog by Tawny Stowe The idea of being in the moment has been on my mind a lot lately as I contemplate and experience the concepts of time. As a young adult I thought I had all the time in the world. I was certain […]
Stay Curious With Your Homeschool.
Stay Curious With Your Homeschool – Guest Blog by Tawny Stowe Every child is different! Isn’t this exactly why I wanted to homeschool? To give time and space to my child so he can learn in his own way? Well, intellectually yes. But then I found myself setting up my home exactly like a school. […]