What if you asked a Dad and a Mom the same series of questions about their homeschooling? Would their perspectives be similar or different? And what do they wish they’d known before they started?
What if I told you that there was a way to incorporate freedom into homeschool planning? A way to blend flexibility and a well-ordered day? Big-Picture Planning gives me the ability to craft weekly assignment lists for the kids (and myself) without having to type out any lesson plans, write out lists of page numbers, or feel bound by dates on the calendar!
A reading journal is a wonderful way to develop the habit of careful, engaged reading. Even our elementary-aged children can profit from developing the simple habit of keeping a reading journal! They will not be expected to write original thoughts, but they are forming the habit of reading with a pencil and paper nearby.
Revisiting Mansfield Park over a decade later, I’m surprised to discover pointed educational wisdom in the early chapters!
I don’t know about you, but sometimes my kids don’t seem to remember things I have told them a million times! And when it comes to chores, nobody likes Mommy to be nagging them all the time! Bathroom Cleaning Checklist I’ve created a bathroom cleaning checklist to help my kids follow a simple series of …