This year my youngest son and I have embarked on an adventure together–homeschooling kindergarten. I brought my older two boys home from public school after second grade, so this year is my first year to homeschool kindergarten. I was really worried at first. Worried my son would miss out on “going to school”, worried that…Read More Beginner’s Guide to Homeschooling Kindergarten
If your kids are like mine, then spending time in their room, on the phone, or on the computer instant messaging is their idea of a great time. Here are many activities I’ve participated in with my teens over the years: Starbucks – My daughter would do this daily if I said yes. We will…Read More 11 Ways to Spend Time With Your Teenage Daughter
I have been excited for my boys to be old enough to do some easy science projects. There are many fun science activities you can do with preschoolers. It’s hard to know where to start! For our first science project I decided to let my boys watch caterpillars turn into butterflies. They were so excited!…Read More Science for Preschoolers – Caterpillars to Butterflies
As your sweet baby grows into a toddler, you will likely be wondering when he or she will be ready to start potty training! Every parent is anxious to get their child out of diapers, and I am no exception. My fourth child is quickly entering the first stages of potty training. He will be…Read More Is Your Toddler Ready to Start Potty Training?
If you are homeschooling a child who hates to read, I feel your pain. I have been struggling against this common homeschooling problem with my three boys for years. I have heard and read lots of advice on how to get children to not hate reading, but we are not there (yet). But what I…Read More Homeschooling Kids Who Hate to Read