The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him. Proverbs 21:7 People homeschool for many different reasons. Some may homeschool because of conviction, and others for necessity. As a christian wife and mother my goal is to glorify God in raising my children, and I feel called to homeschool. I want… Continue reading Prayer in the Schoolroom
Few things can cause a mom to feel more defeated than a child who cries under instruction. Take courage mom! We will be looking at why a child cries during school, and how to help this child. Hope is not lost, and you may be doing more right than you think. Let’s take a look… Continue reading Homeschooling a Child that: Cries
Wigglers can be distracting, distracted, or destructive if not focused properly. Many a time my coffee has been emptied, the pencils spilled, the artwork scribbled when the table shook because of our wiggler!
When I first started homeschooling I was as anti-schedule as anti-schedule gets. I hated schedules, lists, routines, or anything that felt ‘restrictive’. I wanted to be a free spirit with my kids! Well, after trying it, I realized that doesn’t actually work. Not if you have goals. After I realized that some sort of schedule… Continue reading Homeschool Scheduling
In part one we discussed making a plan for your homeschool, now we will implement it as we look at the different curriculum and options. (If you missed part one you can see it here) To make things easier to find I will divide the curriculums into 3 categories and explain how each one fits… Continue reading Choosing the Right Curriculum Part Two: Picking the Right Fit
(This post has affiliate links, but they are way at the bottom! Affiliate links cost you nothing but may give me a commission.) One of the biggest questions a homeschooler faces is ‘Which curriculum is best?’ and I would like to offer a slightly different question ‘Which curriculum is right for my family?’ You see,… Continue reading Choosing the Right Curriculum Part 1: The Plan
If you are considering starting a homeschool in North Carolina, you are not alone. With the government closures, attendance limits, and uncertainty about whether masks or vaccines will be mandatory, many people are choosing to homeschool. In fact, 'The North State Journal' reports that the filings for new homeschools had nearly tripled in 2020 saying… Continue reading How to Start a Homeschool in N.C.