My son was diagnosed with ADHD. Lego Ninjago How many times have you read that? Many I suppose. It’s not like it is some new age diagnosis that has been over diagnosed by pediatricians that have no idea what they are really talking about since it is a brain thing – and not a body […]
When my oldest son started Kindy earlier this year he was “flagged” for his intensity. The teacher (who I love) asked me if I wanted to pursue testing and coding. In this province if your child is diagnosed with a learning disability or condition such as ADD or ADHD then the school gets more money […]
Disclaimer: I received the Nessy Parent Pack free and was compensated for my time. As always, all my opinions are my own. Please read my full disclosure policy It’s no secret that we enjoy using tech in our homeschool. We have one hour a day where the kids can use whatever type of media […]
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.
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 […]
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.
When people think of homeschooling, they think of mom standing in front of a white board, marker in hand, while her children who are dressed so perfectly, sit with abetted breath, waiting for that incredible lesson taught just the right way, before mom moves on to serve a completely organic home made meal for lunch. […]
Every year we change up our homeschool, just a little bit, as we tweak what works and get rid of what doesn’t. Last year, we had a schedule that was emulated from Magic and Mayhem. It was the kind of loose schedules where the kids had one subject a day. This didn’t work well for […]
I have been thinking a lot about what I am going to do next year. Next year all three of my children will be “school aged”. Now, I know what you are thinking. I am a homeschooler. Why do I even care? Well, the problem is that I care a whole lot and that is […]
We are homeschoolers. Last year was our first *official* year of registering with a school board with the intent to homeschool. Before that my son went to kindergarten in a regular public school and before that I “home schooled” preschool (but I also owned a preschool at the time so it wasn’t too much of […]