Debunking the Myths – Part 3

Share this…Myth – My child won’t learn as well as he/she would in a traditional school. Reality – As a homeschooling parent, I have found that my children learn MORE when I engage them in things that they are interested in. When children are in a public school setting, its about the entire class, not the […]

Where is summer vacation hiding??

Share this…We have hit that time of the year, where parents and kids alike are ready for the end of the school year. Teachers are more than ready for summer vacation to arrive. This year, the great home school experiment has been… interesting. We have had great days and bad days, in between days and […]

Busting the Myths – Part 2

Share this…Myth – Because you were home schooled, you will never  be able to go to college or get a decent job. Reality – FALSE! I am walking proof of this one folks! It frustrates me because the myth is the complete opposite. I was home schooled from mid-6th grade through 12th grade. After that, […]

Why Yes, we take days off too…

Share this…While homeschooling there are times when you just really need a day off. I can get creative with them… teacher mental days, catch up on planning days, or just a “we didn’t feel like getting out of bed today, so we are going to lay here and watch movies all snuggled up.” I was recently […]

Debunking the Myths – Part 1

Share this…So there are a lot of myths about homeschooling floating around. We have discussed already discussed one or two, but I thought it would be a good idea to tackle them one on one. That way we can really debunk the myth, and go a little deeper into them. I was recently talking to […]

Making Homeschooling FUN!

Share this…Learning is not all about the books. Sometimes you have to take a step outside and have a spontaneous lesson. If you have young children at home, you know that keeping them still for any length of time is a challenge. When you have boys, that challenge TRIPLES! I decided we needed a day […]

Find Your Thrill On Blueberry Hill!

Share this…July 14 is Blueberry Picking Day… So what better way to spend it than going to find your thrill on blueberry hill, as Fats Domino would say! My 3-year-old and I did just that… and found some of the sweetest, most ripe blueberries I’ve ever tasted!!! If you have the opportunity to stop in […]

Easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Share this… Kids love to be involved in holiday task and festivities. However, let’s be honest, the kitchen during Thanksgiving can be a super hectic place for little ones to try and participate. This doesn’t mean that they can be a part of Thanksgiving though. I found some fun and simple crafts for kids to […]