In Part 1 I told you the key to homeschool with little ones has to start with mindset. In Part 2 I shared some practical tips for including those precious infants and toddlers in your homeschool day. Today we're talking about the pre-school crowd. Disclaimer: I am not a medical … [Read more...] about How to Homeschool with Little Ones: Part 3
A few years ago, we were trying to decide if it was a good idea to add another little person to our family. Among other considerations was the aspect of our homeschool. We had a nice routine going - the boys were 5, 5, and 4 then and academic life was very simple. How would it be to be pregnant … [Read more...] about How to Homeschool with Little Ones: Part 1
Read-aloud time. It's a desire on the checklist of every homeschool mom. We know it's important and we love to do it but these kids are just so wiggly sometimes we have to wonder if we're doing it "right." Do you want to know the trick to a successful read-aloud time? Busy hands. True, … [Read more...] about 15 Activities to Keep Kids’ Hands Busy During Read-Aloud Time
One night at bedtime, my very literal and incredulous (then) five-year-old, popped the question: "Santa's not real, right?" We'd been in a pattern for a few months of him fact-checking me: "Are superheroes real?" "No. But there are real everyday heroes like daddy, who was a Marine, and … [Read more...] about Is Santa Real?: When Kids Pop the Question
I received a complimentary level of All About Reading in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Please read my disclaimer in the footer for more information. I adore reading. It's not just a pastime in our home...more like an obsession. Books can be found in every room of the … [Read more...] about Why “All About Reading” Really is All That
Of my Charlotte Mason journey so far, this is hands down my husband's favorite part... Twaddle. Not so much the meaning, but the words itself...it sounds like a bodily function to me and apparently to him, as well. It's fun to say but what in the world does it mean? Simply Charlotte … [Read more...] about Meeting Charlotte Mason: What is Twaddle?