Last year was the first time we took part in March Mathness. For the entire month of March each year, many families and educators turn their attention to exploring Mathematics. In 2018 we hopped on board and inspired by one of my all-time favourite books ‘Beginners Guide to Constructing the Universe’, together we explored: Geometric… Continue reading March Mathness 2019 – Setting Family Goals!
This post is part of the Homeschool Mum Takeaway Series! “I get up. I walk. I fall down. Meanwhile, I keep dancing". Hillel Those days...the ones where I wake up a little heavy--the world seems bright outside my bedroom window, but not inside my head. My head feels the middle of February overcast and a… Continue reading Observing Homeschool Mama’s Feelings: From Failure to Freedom (Guest Post by Teresa L. Wiedrick)
This post is my contribution to the Homeschool Mum Takeaway Series! “Child led learning. What is that?” Everything I read about child led learning when I first set about my research into educating my children at home, left me believing that there was no place for worksheets, text books or curriculum in this method! Maybe… Continue reading Curriculum’s Are Compatible With Child Led Education!
This post is part of the Homeschool Mum Takeaway Series! In my early years of homeschooling, I did what most moms do: I purchased textbooks, handed them to my children, and required that each and every page be complete. If they didn’t do it by a certain date, we were suddenly “behind.” And guess what?… Continue reading Workbooks Are Not the Boss of Me
I am really excited to share with you the up and coming "Homeschool Mum Takeaways" blogger series! Starting on the the 21st of January 2019, for 7 Days, 7 homeschool mums will take it in turns to tell us about some of the biggest lessons they've taken away from the mistakes they have made over… Continue reading Homeschool Mum Takeaways – It’s The Mistakes That Help Us Grow!
Why Your Child Should Learn About Word Choice! We all know just how powerful words can be and it is important our children understand the importance of word choice too! I am sure you have been witness to the effect that words can have on a person’s mood, confidence and mental health. Simple words of… Continue reading How To Teach The Importance of Word Choice to Our Children By Reading Great Books!
It’s time for you to take control, take down the barriers and start living the homeschool dream! By that I mean for you to start organising your homeschool and educating your children in the way YOU want to! Stop letting the curriculum, workbooks and expectations of yourself and others stand in the way! If strict… Continue reading Start Living The Homeschool Dream and Take Back Control of Your child’s Education!
Dear Homeschool Parent, I see you reaching out. I hear the questions you've been asking your self and the doubts that creep that in from time to time. Did you make the right decision in homeschooling your child? Can you really give you child a great education at home? Can you prepare them for living… Continue reading Dear Homeschool Parent, You Are Amazing!
Why You Should Teach Your Child a Second Language! Social Development Young children are gifted with the ability to pick up new languages quickly and easily. Since many of us now live in multi-cultural societies and have wide access to modes of communication with other parts of the globe, learning to speak a foreign language… Continue reading How to Raise Bilingual Children
With the date of our move slowly drawing closer, we have spent the past two days doing a simple freestyle unit study of Egypt. We have covered basics of geography, flags, land marks, environment and we have even mapped our predicted flight path and touched on the idea of in safe air space and border… Continue reading Our Unit Study Of Egypt