Unschooling might not be for everyone but the benefits can be wonderful. These are our personal experiences.
It can be hard to let children take risks. As parents we want to protect them, not see them get hurt. But we have to trust them and give them the opportunities to try, fail, get back up and try again if need be.
Are standardized tests really necessary? Let's explore the purpose of standardized tests and how they can be used as a valuable tool for homeschooling parents. How can we decode the results of standardized tests and discover how they can help us identify areas where our children may need extra support? Don't let the numbers define us, let's focus on strengthening our children's skills and learning together.
Critical thinking is an important skill so why do we wait until our children are older to start teaching it? It really is beneficial to start young.
While I have no regrets about homeschooling, there are regrets I have about things I have done or said or expected. These are the regrets...
Winter Promise is a Charlotte Mason inspired curriculum that can be a viable option for homeschool families that are looking for a literature based, unit study approach.
While I love homeschooling and have learned a lot along the way - there are things that I wish I knew before I started homeschooling.
Here are some great books that teach kindness, empathy and compassion. They are great resources to get your child thinking.
Teaching compassion to children from a young age is important - not only for their own emotional growth, but for the future. Compassion is something that can be taught and practiced. It will take time but it will be worth it.
Let's take a look at how to homeschool preschool. Do you need a curriculum? What is most important? Do we have to stress about it?