Home(schooling) for the Holidays: How and Why to Take a Break
Home(schooling) for the Holidays?: How and Why to Take a Break By Chelsea McLeod Just as Self-Care is essential to the homeschooling parent puzzle, so is taking breaks from the planned curriculum. Homeschooling offers many benefits, one of which is a flexible schedule. Homeschooling doesn’t often follow a traditional school day; you have break time […]
Is Your Child Emotionally Burnt Out?
Is Your Child Emotionally Burnt Out? As parents, we pride ourselves on knowing about our children: their likes and dislikes, friends, strengths and weaknesses, and interests. We want to ensure that we also keep an eye on our children’s emotional and mental health, is your child emotionally burnt out? 5 Signs Your Child Is Emotionally […]
Why Are So Many Parents Homeschooling?
When most people think ‘homeschool,’ they think of the stereotypes attached to it, like the stereotype that people only homeschool for religious reasons. And while many do, statistics show that there is now a wide range of parents homeschooling their children worldwide. So why are so many parents homeschooling? Why are so many parents homeschooling? […]
Homeschooling and Socialization
Homeschooling and Socialization is a topic that makes many homeschool families cringe. And it’s not because their children are inadequately socialized; it’s because so many people ask them about socialization and voice their concerns. From something as simple as walking through the grocery store during the day with their children, a homeschooling parent will likely […]
Want to Homeschool More Efficiently? Try this!
Are you frustrated with your current homeschooling situation? Do you want to homeschool more efficiently? And does the circumstance below sound overly familiar? It’s 2:00 pm, and your sink is full of dishes, goldfish and cheerios scattered all over the dining room and trailed into the living room like some odd trendy art studio. You […]
Help Your Child Excel With These 7 Tips
The other day I heard someone say, “Parents work so hard and sacrifice so much so that at the end of the day, our kids will be a little further ahead and have more opportunities than we did.” This isn’t specific to our generation, as generations of parents before us have wanted better or the […]
Affordable Homeschooling Curriculum and Price Increases
Inflation is a word that makes many of us cringe as we watch the price of groceries, clothes, fuel, and everyday essentials rise. Finding ways to afford essential items has become a challenge for many people worldwide. Many people are concerned about their homeschooling curriculum needs as they continue to watch the cost of everything […]
Get Ready for Grade 9
Are you worried about the transition from grade 8 to grade 9? Do you want to spend the summer helping your teen get ready for grade 9 but still want them to have fun? There’s a lot of stress facing parents when it comes to their teen entering high school and even more so with […]
Prepare Your Child for Grade Seven
What’s the best way to prepare your child for grade seven? Do so without causing them tremendous stress and frustration from doing too much work on fun summer days? What’s the easiest way to prevent summer learning loss, prepare your child for grade seven and let them have a fun summer? Prepare your child for […]
Prepare Your Child for Grade Six
Are you wondering the best way to prepare your child for grade six? Doing so without causing them tremendous stress and frustration from doing too much work on fun summer days? What’s the easiest way to prevent summer learning loss, prepare your child for grade six and let them have a fun summer? Avoid summer […]