Keep Your Summer Filled with FUN and LEARNING!

Keep Your Summer Filled with FUN and LEARNING!

Summer is such a great time to relax and have fun together as a family. It’s also a wonderful time to build deeper relationships with our children. I love this time of year! I recently heard it said that we only have 18 summers with our children, so we need to...
What to Teach for Language Arts in the Pre-K & Elementary Years

What to Teach for Language Arts in the Pre-K & Elementary Years

Language arts seems like this overwhelming subject that has so many different facets, parents become concerned that they’re not doing it well enough! One of the more frequent questions I hear from homeschoolers is “What do I need to cover for language arts in the...
7 Tips for Homeschooling Your Preschooler

7 Tips for Homeschooling Your Preschooler

I love to meet and talk to parents who are just beginning to homeschool their preschooler! They’re so excited and eager to learn more about homeschooling. Unfortunately, I find that parents who are just starting to homeschool preschoolers are making the same...
4  Homeschool Pitfalls to Avoid

4 Homeschool Pitfalls to Avoid

As we began homeschooling, I remember thinking that I needed to do things right! I wanted our kids to have the best education possible. I bought little metal desks for the two oldest kids (ages 6 & 4) to do their school work in.  I bought all the workbooks and the...
7 Benefits of Reading Aloud to your Children

7 Benefits of Reading Aloud to your Children

Some of my fondest memories from our families homeschool years were when the kids and I were reading a good book together (or rather, I was reading it aloud to them).  I remember getting all choked up in the touching story of an orphan called “Freckles”, and laughing...
Great Educational Gifts: BOOKS!

Great Educational Gifts: BOOKS!

(This post contains affiliate links) Last week I shared some fun, educational games that you could get your children for Christmas.  Check out the post “Great Educational Gifts: GAMES!” if you missed it. This week I want to give you some suggestions for books that...