All children learn at different speeds and have different stages of brain development. Homeschool families introduce topics and concepts at all different ages, not necessary where the state standards measure.
COVID has changed our homeschool. These small changes and expectations have eased some of the anxiety and stress that has surfaced since our days have changed so much.
Do you have a mission statement for your homeschool? What is a homeschool mission statement? A homeschool mission statement is a short statement of why you homeschool your children with an overall goal identifying your purpose and end result. (You can see the Wikpedia definition for a business mission statement at Wikipedia.) Why Should You […]
A few years ago I set out to make a Jesse Tree to celebrate Advent. I had only learned about the Jess Tree tradition the year before and we set out early to complete our tree in time for the advent season. My son painted a beautiful tree. I absolutely loved and and considered leaving […]
We are headed into our 7th year of homeschooling and the official start of middle school. My toolbox needs to be updated with new ideas, new materials and new inspiration. I AM NOW HOMESCHOOLING A MIDDLE SCHOOLER! UGH!
All the tricks in my bag of tricks are no longer appealing to this boy and have grown stale.
As you embark on this new journey in parenting you might be feeling anxious, nervous and really unsure how this homeschool thing is really going to work.
All of the ways that we enriched our son’s life outside of our home were no longer available. We became mandated unsocialized homeschoolers. 🙂 Covid19 forced the socialization myth into our daily lives.
It was AWESOME!
As a homeschooling mom of many years I can tell you that socialization is a question, topic, concern, notion and issue that I think we all need to discuss and address directly. THERE IS CAUSE FOR ALARM.
Humility in the face of critical thinking will draw your child closer to the Lord and leave them open to new ideas.