Category: homeschooling

The Shocking Truth About Education

The Misconception of Education GK Chesterton said: ā€œThe most important fact about the subject of education is that there is no such thing. Education is not a subject, and it does not deal in subjects. It is instead the transfer of a way of life.ā€ Most of us have a misconception of education. We believe that ā€œeducationā€ is ...

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The Best Homeschool Christian History Curriculum (That Takes No Work for You!)

The Best Homeschool Christian History Curriculum

  The Best History Curriculum for Homeschooling High School We have used Compass Classroom for several of our high school kids. It is by far one of my favorite homeschooling resources! The material is accurate, interesting and so easy to use. Click on the banner to see a sample of their American History curriculum, and I'll post ...

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The Secret to Homeschooling Success: Understanding the Difference Between Schooling and Education

Whether you are a new homeschool mom or a veteran, you no doubt experience stress and anxiety from time to time, worried you aren't doing enough and worried you are failing your children somehow. Maybe you're considering homeschooling and feel like you are not adequate. Stop what you're doing and catch the podcast I recorded at ...

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Homeschooling: Will They be Ready for College?

  Will Homeschooling Prepare Your Children for College? One Mom's Perspective and Experience College Disclaimer: Before I answer if your homeschooling will make your children ready for college, my college disclaimer: I am not a fan of going to college just because you have graduated high school. It doesn't make sense to me to accrue debt and waste time ...

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What is “Morning Time” and Why is it So Powerful?

I've always implemented "morning time" in our homeschool, and guarded it passionately. But the book, Morning Time, A Liturgy of Love, has been a tremendous blessing to our family, confirming why it's so important, explaining what it is, and loaded with ideas AND actual resources right in the book for your morning time! She has ...

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“I Was Abused” (The Problem with a Victim Mentality)

I haven't forgotten the day. My dad glared at me, then threw the door stop across the room. He stormed out and that was it. The next day, he acted normal. I was accustomed to such volatile cycles. Things had been bad for a while. I had learned to survive in an environment where authority was ...

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Join Me Today at the Free Homeschool Summit!

It's HERE!!! The Homeschool Summit starts today and I will be in one of the opening sessions. Click HERE to sign up now for the totally FREE Homeschool Teaching Summit 2.0 to access this exclusive video session from me: "Is Homeschooling Stressing You Out? A Closer Look at School vs Education" Youā€™ll learn about: Why to treat conversation ...

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Homeschool Teaching Summit for FREE! (Believe me you want to sign up for this.)

Because y'all, this is BIG. I LOVE going toĀ  homeschool conferences to be renewed. There's just something about it. But often they are expensive or too far, not to mention the logistics of actually getting out of the house to go. But this is the best of it all--amazing encouragement free, from home! (But the ...

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What Children Need to be Successful

Let Your Kids Watch Lifehacks Don't we all just want to know what children need to be successful and worry that it's all up to us? I was complaining to my kids about how many "life hack" videos they've watched this summer, even though there are worse things they could watch. Hours later, my younger daughter showed ...

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The Secret to Less Stress in Homeschooling? The 3 R’s

Homeschoolers face a number of stresses. They have to answer neighbors and strangers alike about qualifications, feeling the constant need to prove the effectiveness of homeschooling, though its validation has been long proven. Curriculum choices abound and we are always looking at our homeschooling friends to see how they are doing it, always knowing we could ...

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