There are many different ways that you can encourage music education in your homeschool. Just allowing your children the freedom to tinker with an instrument can lead to independent learning and a love for music that can last a lifetime.
Just as my parenting has evolved in my home, so has my homeschooling. Each year I take stock of what has worked and what hasn’t and we change accordingly. We may decide to introduce journalling, or a planner, or maybe we will decide to stop workbooks all together. One idea that we recently started to do […]
When people think of homeschooling they think of a happy mom standing in front of the kitchen table, lecture style, teaching her gaggle of children arithmetics using workbooks. Her house is spotless, her children are well coiffed, and everyone looks happy. After looking at a few pinterest boards this myth is cemented. However, this is […]
Poetry is something that I always wanted to expose my kids to, but I never felt that they were ready. I wanted them to spend a good time exploring poetry in our homeschool, but I felt that pokemon, and graphic novels would never waver in lieu of classical literature. However, I have recently found that there […]
My family and I are like bears. We are not a huge fan of the winter months. My husband often jokes about how he doesn’t understand why I continue to want to live in a place that is so cold most of the year. It’s true, winter and I are not friends. Honestly like the […]
In this digital age we moms take a ton of photos. So many that sometimes we find ourselves deleting apps just so that we can squeeze another couple pictures into the camera roll when we get the “Cannot Take A Photo” message on our iPhones. I am constantly uploading to my Instagram account as it […]
Classical, Traditional, Unschool, Charlotte Mason; with so many different philosophies it’s easy to get confused. Unschooling for Beginners explains what it means to be an unschooler in a clear and concise way.
Did that title shock you? Are you surprised that I would say that academics are not the main priority in our homeschool? It is true, they are not. They are an important factor of course, but they are not our main priority. The main priority in our homeschool are the relationships between our children and their siblings, parents, family, and friends. You see, […]
Since it is February and so dreary outside, I thought that we should bring more colour again into our homeschool. We had already learned all about Rainbows last year when learning about the letter R, so I wanted to do something different. I decided to check out both Pinterest and YouTube for some lesson inspiration and […]
As a homeschool mom it is so easy to experience burnout. We are on twenty four hours a day and seven days a week. Not only are we solely responsible for the education of our children; and all the stress that entails in regards to planning, researching, executing, and recording, we are also mom. We […]