Transitioning from regular school (be it public or private), to homeschooling is quite an adjustment for not just the children but the entire family. Ideally, transitioning from one type of educational experience to another should occur over the summer months to give everyone time to adjust, but such a perfect scenario is not always possible. … Read more
Flannel boards (or felt boards, if you prefer) are low tech learning aids that are rarely used in school classrooms anymore, but they used to be a staple in elementary schools and Sunday school classrooms. About a year ago, I got online to buy a flannel board to use with the learning sets I was … Read more
Homesteading and homeschooling are not synonyms, but the two concepts sure fit together well. Even if you are not homeschooling, you can still make some simple, nearly free, and heirloom style learning supplies to help your little ones bolster their academic progress. Teaching or reinforcing the building blocks can be daunting for someone who does … Read more
Homeschooling and homesteading just seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. Sure, each one is good separately, but together, well, now you have something really special to sink your teeth into. Millions of Americans across the country are homeschooling their children for a vast array of reasons – more now in our modern … Read more
Disclaimer: this is not legal advice. The advice given in this article is for information purposes only. You made the great decision to start homeschooling your children, but now what? The initial steps you take to remove your children from public school (or not enroll them when they become school age) are the most important. … Read more
If you’re a homesteading, homeschooling mama of multiple ages/grade levels, I’d love to know how you manage your school day as well as your farm chores. What have you found to work best for you?
Our homeschool schedule has to be flexible to fit into our lifestyle. Fortunately, there is so much to be taught in just our daily activities! Many lessons come somewhat naturally.
I am SUPER pleased with how this room turned out. For only the cost of a can of paint and a paintbrush, I turned the boys’ bedroom into something I can be proud to show off!
Here’s the first part of baby Elias’ homebirth story! It couldn’t have gone any smoother!