Science is a subject that sometimes scares homeschool parents, but it does not have to! Especially for young children, teaching science is a natural part of discovering how the world works. On the other hand, a science curriculum can help parents direct a child’s interest and help them cover biology, geology, earth and space science, […]
When I was in third grade, I wrote a journal entry in a school notebook each school day, and almost every single entry began with “I hate math.” I think journaling time must have come after our math lesson. At any rate, my discomfort with math hasn’t changed since I began homeschooling. Nevertheless teaching homeschool […]
Language Arts usually consists of a few subcategories, including handwriting, reading, and writing. Following a Charlotte Mason-style for teaching language arts is a gentle way to approach the subjects required. Even just reading great books and writing thoughts about them is a great start! Handwriting for children consists of either print or cursive practice. I […]
Alright, you are ready to get started homeschooling. Wouldn’t it be nice if someone handed you a list of what to teach this year, and it was all set up for you? The great news is that there are a lot of all-in-one homeschool curricula options. All-in-one homeschool curricula sets are from companies that have […]
A daily homeschool schedule will look different for every single homeschool parent, even if they are using the same curricula! As a result, I worry about how this post will come across to people under so many different styles of learning. The three styles I will describe today are a scripted homeschool schedule, a child-led […]
Okay, so you have decided to homeschool. Now what? Good news! Homeschooling is very flexible. As you get started with a yearly plan, you get to decide when you hold your school days, how many days a week you plan to homeschool, and what types of “extras” you want to include in your school plans.
Are you ready to jump in to homeschooling? Awesome! You have to know that as soon as someone asks me a question about how to begin homeschooling, I am inwardly jumping up and down. I feel strongly that homeschooling your children is a great way to build your relationship with your children. It is truly […]
I have always been fascinated by how marvelously the water cycle works for us on earth. Even the Lord recycles! He takes water that has rained on to the earth and given life to the plants and trees (and us too!), then He lets it collect and evaporate into the air, where it is condensed […]