Feeling anxious about homeschooling your kids this year? I’m here to support you every step of the way!
Homeschooling can be an extremely rewarding experience for the whole family. Learning, growing, exploring, struggling and achieving goals together has the potential to draw families into a closer knit unit than ever before. Due to the fallout of COVID-19, many are contemplating homeschool as a valid option for the first time ever. Regardless of your reasons for homeschooling this year, it can feel very … Read More Feeling anxious about homeschooling your kids this year? I’m here to support you every step of the way!
RV Living full time has its highs and lows! Trisha and the kids share their TOP FIVE Pros and Cons of full time RV living in this video! Our fun family is keeping it real (with lots of laughter) about the good and the bad of full time RV living. (Stay tuned to the end for some fun bloopers!😉)
Joe and I LOVE books. If there is anything I am tempted to hoard, it’s books. I love getting lost in a good story and learning new things from the experience of others. I even love the smell of books- I’m a NERD that way. And no one can dispute the value of books from a learning standpoint. As we have learned about our … Read More Roadschoolers Can’t Get Weighed Down by Books
Approaching home education with purpose and meaning is a challenge. There are so many choices to be made: curriculum, time management, extra curricular activities, education methods, field trips, social activities and the list goes on and on…. One of the most important decisions that parents will make in their approach to homeschool/roadschool is how to govern their time. Roadschool comes with its own … Read More Winning at Time Management in Homeschool/Roadschool
One of the things that I love about teaching homeschool is that it provides ample opportunities to see God’s character through the things that we are learning as a family. I didn’t always think this way. But a few years ago, Joe and I attended a homeschool conference and the keynote speaker, Voddie Baucham, really challenged parents: Everything that we learn in homeschool should … Read More What Math Can Teach Us About God
“There is nothing better for a person than that he should eat and drink and find enjoyment in his toil. This also, I saw, is from the hand of God, for apart from him who can eat or who can have enjoyment? For to the one who pleases him God has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, but to the sinner he has given … Read More The Vanity of Striving for Perfection
With each additional child, the time spent homeschooling every day increases exponentially for mom and/or dad. Homeschool begins with teaching kids at home, but that is not where homeschool ends. Not only do parents spend time teaching the kids, but they have to plan out their schoolwork and correct their finished schoolwork, just like a vocational teacher. If you are the minority homeschooling parent … Read More Time Saving Ideas for Homeschool
I recently read this post from another homeschooling mom and was very encouraged. I hope you will be, too! (I share this with her permission.) https://thehomeschoolmomblog.wordpress.com/2018/01/11/its-okay-to-be-tired/
School is so different from when I was a kid- in large part to the boom in technology. I remember typing English lit papers on our dinosaur computer (even by standards then, it was a dinosaur) with the spindled printer paper. The computer lab at my small-town highschool was fairly new, and I didn’t have the foresight to see how important taking a computer … Read More Using Technology in Homeschool
Everyone has a different mental image of what homeschool is like. I’ve seen several amusing memes on Facebook and Pinterest. People who don’t homeschool often make assumptions about what it looks like- I definitely did. I was not homeschooled as a child- I attended public school for all of my education. My husband attended parochial school for all of his elementary and secondary education, … Read More “So, what is homeschool REALLY like?”
One of the things I found myself wondering early on in homeschooling, was how did other families schedule their time? So today, I am sharing with you how we schedule our time (no need to wonder anymore)! 😉 7:30- Family Bible time 8am- PE 8:45- Xtra math (Hannah and Sarah), math assignment (Gideon and Izzy) 9am- Everyone works on math assignment 9:30- Math assignment … Read More Our Homeschool Schedule for 2017-2018