Let's rethink your plan to homeschool. Nine years homeschooling, and I still question it. Every year is different, and I am not one who thinks everyone should do it. Before you make a big jump into this world, let's ask the following questions and make sure you know what you're getting yourself into.
Lice expertise didn’t happen during my training to be a physician assistant or my ten years of working a clinic. Learn from my mistakes. Learn what not to do. And learn how to get rid of them naturally and effectively. If you have lice, you need all the support you can get!
If you’re the parent of a rising fourth grader in Classical Conversations, you start to panic when it's time for Essentials and learning grammar. You're not alone. So many parents have doubts and think they're not ready. You are! Let me tell you why.
Homeschooling families don't need big elaborate plans and curriculum. They do need actively learning parents who model learning for them. Invite them into your adult reading and learning. Show them education doesn't stop when school stops. Be the lifelong learner you want them to be one day.
Does ancient history overwhelm anyone other than me? There is so much to learn about Greece, so make it fun with a book club. With this guide to hosting a book club for Mary Pope Osborne's Tales from the Odyssey, planning book club for your students just became a little easier!
“What did you read about today at work, Dad?” This has become a frequent question asked over supper as we gather around the table with Daddy. Or during a card game after work. Or randomly throughout the day. At this time, Daddy shares with the kids and myself what he read that day in his … Continue reading Inviting the Kids into Our Adult Learning Lives