While we don’t have to be on the curb at the crack of dawn or make sure our children have their lunch money, we do need to plan out our year of homeschooling. Just where do we start? When do we start?! How many school days am I required to complete? Should I stick to… Continue reading Planning the Homeschool Year — A Homeschool Mom
Did you know that I’ve worked at three different libraries in my life? My first real job in high school was as a page in the Children’s area of the Birchard Public Library in Fremont, Ohio. When I went off to college, I worked the circulation desk at the Shafer Library on the University of… Continue reading New Series Starts Today
Many parents panic when they begin to consider homeschooling. I hope this gives you the courage to take the first step and just see where it goes from there! Source: TopMastersInEducation.com Does this give you more confidence in your choice to homeschool? If you’ve already been homeschooling for any length of time, does this confirm… Continue reading Thinking About Homeschooling?
Convergence Excess. That was the diagnosis we finally received concerning my two youngest children’s eyesight. Unfortunately, it took until they were 13 and 14-and-a-half until we finally discovered this was the issue. Convergence Excess basically means their vision crosses, causing them to see double, get tired quickly when reading, get headaches if forced to read… Continue reading Classic Literature Catch-Up
I have a 14 1/2-year-old daughter, and an almost 13-year-old son. Neither one wants to spend a lot of time reading. My son would rather watch YouTube videos all day, but I won’t let him. My daughter would rather do a million other busy things all day, but I won’t let her. Getting these two… Continue reading Book Series My Early Teen Kids Love
I have a 14-year-old again. I’ve already raised two children to adulthood. Both went to public school all their lives, as did my husband and I, and he and I are both the offspring of teachers. Homeschooling was not in our blood. We’re trailblazers in our families. (Or black sheep, however you want to look… Continue reading Homeschooling is scary sometimes!