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!
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!
This month we finished our first read through of Charlotte's Web! Talk about a classic! If you are looking for a story to introduce your children to chapter books, I highly recommend this illustrated version of Charlotte's Web. The chapters are short, the story pulls on every heart string, M and A liked the pictures… Continue reading Charlotte’s Web: 8 Homeschool Activity Ideas
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!
"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go!" - Dr. Seuss Helping your children to create daily reading habits, will be the most valuable educational tool they'll get. The pages of books are filled with knowledge, facts and life lessons. Learning how… Continue reading Creating Daily Reading Habits – 6 Tips to Get You Started
Affiliate Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links .If you make a purchase via one of these links I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I love and use all of the books, products and resources I recommend to my readers and simply want to share them with you to give… Continue reading Literary Inspiration for A Child Led Approach to Education
Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. We love all of the books, products and resources we recommend to our readers. We want to share them with you to simply give you a helping hand in your homeschool journey. If you make a purchase via one of these links we may receive a small commission at… Continue reading What They Learn Through Water Play
Have you been wondering how to fit in all the educational hours your children require? Perhaps your concerned that you don't have enough time to homeschool your children? Do your other commitments and responsibilities take up the majority of your day light hours? Whatever the reason I want you to know that you are… Continue reading Homeschooling in the Evenings – Finding the hours that work for you.
How much value do you place on independent play or learning time for your children? Do you give yourself time for pursuing interests too? When I first decided to take on the major role of homeschooling my children I jumped to action thinking I needed to be hands on with them every minute of… Continue reading Independent play for you not them!