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FEBRUARY 21, 2020

How to Homeschool with the Unschooling Method

The unschooling method is based on the teachings of John Holt. Holt was a modern educator and author who came up with the word: Unschooling. He pinpointed problems with the traditional school…

FEBRUARY 20, 2020

Hand Exercises for Children Learning Music

Guest post contributed by Jennifer Hughes Hand exercises help children develop coordination, strength, and dexterity in the hand muscles to be able to play the piano well. Learning to play…

JANUARY 14, 2020

Budget-Friendly Tips on How to Limit Screen Time

Guest post contributed by Kristin Louis   When you were younger you didn’t have all these handheld devices glued to your hands and eyes. Instead, you played outside with chalk, rode your…

NOVEMBER 14, 2019

Kid Activities that Encourage a Heart of Gratitude

This post is written by a guest contributor. November is the time of year when we start thinking about what we are grateful for, but we should have a heart of gratitude all year long. How…

NOVEMBER 3, 2019

How to Homeschool with the Traditional Method

The traditional method of homeschooling is home education that follows the traditional school model. This philosophy of education uses structured plans and textbooks. It's especially useful if…

SEPTEMBER 25, 2019

Our Preschool Homeschooling Journey!

Guest Post by Amanda Sims (Mom of 9) I think there’s a misconception of what preschool needs to be. It seems that most people assume preschool is just like kindergarten only for three and…

SEPTEMBER 24, 2019

Tips for Homeschooling with Prader-Willi Syndrome

Have you ever heard of the term “accidental homeschooler”? Well, that was our family. Before kids, I did have dreams of homeschooling but when I was blessed through foster care with a…

JUNE 28, 2019

Tips For Homeschooling When Mom is Under the Weather

Why would I want to do school when I’m not feeling well? Shouldn’t I just take the day off and rest?  There’s no way I could stay focused. We’ll just make up the work later. I’m…

FEBRUARY 20, 2019

How about that New Start?

The new year is well underway.  The holidays are behind us and we are all thinking about how to finish off our year. This is the time I like to stop and reflect on how our school year is going…