Don’t Let Your Guidelines Become Your Barriers

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Don’t Let Your Guidelines Become Your Barriers

Are you a person who has a need to follow step by step instructions?  Do you read the manual from cover to cover and then maybe even one more time?  All the while having a nagging feeling  you just want things to be simple!  Or do you ever feel like the walls are closing in on you and no matter how hard you try, they just keep getting tighter and closer?  It can be a very similar feeling to claustrophobia and  it isn’t a very nice place to be. If you have any of these aforementioned  characteristics, then this post

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Do or Do Not…There is No Try, Advice from Yoda

Do or Do Not…There is No Try, Advice from Yoda

From the title you can probably guess I homeschool boys,  in fact I have 2 boys and a girl, and Star Wars is running theme in my house!  Lights sabers slashing against each other the battle of good and evil is fought out, the good side prevails and the princess is once again rescued. Often I hear my kids quoting the Jedi Master Yoda and yes my husband has joined in too.  I think he is in his glory right now, they love to build things, they love hockey (oh do they love hockey I get stat reports everyday…lol), and

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How to Start Homeschooling

How to Start Homeschooling

There are so many questions that come flooding to your mind once you have decided to start homeschool. Let me assure you that it can be so much easier to start homeschooling than you might think. First Things First First item of business is the paper work end of things.  Find out what your local requirements are, every province or state will have their own guidelines to follow.  A great resource is Home School Legal Defense (HSLDA).  They have an office in both Canada and the United States and are an invaluable resource for our homeschooling communities. The Fun Begins

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Charlotte Mason method homeschool

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