As a #homeschooling mom, one of my favorite ways to encourage others is to help them to relax their #homeschool approach. As parents, we often put far too many unnecessary burdens on ourselves. Our home education load shouldn’t one one of them.
Tag: homeschool tips
Using Charlotte Mason in Our Relaxed Homeschool
I often describe our #homeschool as relaxed with a bit of #unschooling, unit studies, and Charlotte Mason methods. While I’ve spent a ton of time addressing the unit study and unschooling aspects, I realized that I was all but ignoring the method that seems to have influenced the bulk of what we do – #charlottemason. It’s time to fix that oversight.
Homeschooling with a Newborn | The Unpopular Truth
I’ve been asked about homeschooling with a newborn for quite some time. I’ve been hesitant to address this, though, simply because my answer might not be quite what people are expecting. If you’re a new or expecting mom, I pray this will be an encouragement to you.
Homeschool Geography Unit Study Ideas
As promised in my last video, I brainstormed several ideas for geography unit studies and shared them with you on my channel today.
Geography doesn’t have to be all labeling and memorization. It can be engaging and fun! It’s time to not only think outside the box but let go of the box completely!
Homeschool Tour | How We Organize in a Very Small House
Ever since I posted the video last week about why we stopped using a #homeschool room, I’ve been wanting to show you how we organize our homeschool in a 730 sq. ft. house. When you’re low on space and resources, the key is functionality and practicality.
Homeschool FAQs: What If We Don’t Cover Everything??
Deciding to home educate is a huge undertaking, and it can be intimidating to think about all of those things you’re “supposed” to teach. What if you don’t cover everything?? Lucky for you, I have a really simple answer to that question.
Homeschooling 101: Are You Overschooling Your Kids?
Have you ever considered the possibility of unintentionally overschooling your kids? There can never be too much education, right? Well, I think we need to point out that schooling and education are two different things, and YES. It is possible to overschool your kids.
15 Homeschool Mistakes to AVOID!!
In the 12 years that we’ve been homeschooling, I’ve made a lot of mistakes. While I could spend my time in regret and dwell on them, I’m finding that sharing them with you is far more productive.
Today I shared 15 mistakes to try to avoid, most of which I’ve personally made myself.
What mistakes have you made? We can all help each other.
Large Family Homeschool Tip: Let Your Child Teach
Although I #homeschool a bunch of kids, I know that I don’t often share things specifically geared towards #largefamily #homeschooling. That’s because since our routine has stayed largely the same for several years, I felt like I already shared all the tips I’ve used.
As I was going through my book of video topics, I came across a note I made several years ago when my now-18-year-old daughter was teaching her siblings once a week. If you’re looking for a way to breathe life into your day, this might be just what you’re looking for.
Homeschooling 101: Break’s Over! Getting Back onto a Routine
This year we took a 7-week break, instead of 6, and it went FAST. We’re going to be starting our new homeschool year in 6 days!
Since so many people have asked for tips on getting back into a routine, I shared some practical ideas with you today.