Homeschooling Middle School and High School

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Homeschooling Middle School and High School

Homeschooling Middle School and High School

Ever feel like you have just got this homeschooling thing on a roll and then all of a sudden it is time to change things up again? You have finally found your rhythm and groove with your toddlers, 1st grade, 3rd grade, 5th grade, and 8th grade kiddos; then spring comes, homeschool conferences start up and you realize something.   It suddenly hits you that you are a mom/dad to kids who will be entering the Middle School and/or High School years! Whoa! How did that happen?   You also find all your friends and family are throwing a whole new

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23 Reasons Why We HomeSchool

23 Reasons Why We HomeSchool

Homeschooling is a is funny thing, it takes people who usually mind their own business and transforms them into out spoken, inquisitive folk.  The first question they will ask you is WHY? I used to really dislike getting bombarded with this question since it seemed like no matter what I said for my reasons why we chose to homeschool, they never seemed to be enough to satisfy those who were asking. Then I had a bit of a revelation… The Power of WHY Knowing your why will empower you in your: home school life business relationships sports workouts…..etc. The list

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Break Free in Your Homeschool!

Break Free in Your Homeschool!

This is a short and sweet post inviting  you to break free from what you think school is or requires us to do. Change Things Up In our home school we  love using our white boards and chalkboards, especially if the children are in a self-blocking mode. By changing things up a bit,  it creates a shift in their mental state and they become more engaged. We have conquered many math problems, difficult spelling words, or writer’s block by just changing from pencil and paper to the chalkboard, or to the whiteboard and marker. How to Keep a Record of

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Why Do You Want to Homeschool?

Why Do You Want to Homeschool?

I  follow Carrie Wilkerson, she has a great perspective on business which I find can translate very well to everyday life.  I recently watched an episode called “Your Why” and instantly thought of our homeschool. Although it pertains to business, it relates closely to us moms and dads who have decided to homeschool. Why did you start? What prompted you to research homeschooling in the very beginning?  Every homeschooling family will have different reasons and we also share some common reasons too.   Some of My Why: I started because sending my sweet children off to Kindergarten did not seem

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