Choices for Teaching at Home

This year we decided to enroll our son into a once a week homeschool program (or co-op) at a private school near us. I would say it was a tough decision, but it really wasn’t. A friend of mine was speaking at the school one day...

As Summer is quickly approaching, the words that constantly ring in my ears are, "I'm so glad summer break is finally here!" From homeschool parents of course.  And then the comparison trap pulls me in. I begin to count how many weeks we have left of our current...

I talk to a lot of homeschooling Mamas who often feel a lot of pressure to stick to a certain schedule. They try to make sure their children are progressing at a certain pace, and do their best to keep up with school district standards. Guilty...

We are faced with choices daily. Some black and white, and others very gray. So, what do you do with the gray areas? One gray area we've been struggling with is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Having worked with children who severely struggle with ADHD, we realize that our son's struggles...

[su_youtube_advanced url="https://youtu.be/mVF9X25aeOc" width="360" height="360" rel="no" theme="light"] If you listened to my last video on Instagram or read my last post, you know that we felt called to this homeschooling thing. Even though we know it's what God has for us and our children in this season, there...

As I mentioned in a previous post about Smart Anatomy by Oregon Scientific, back in December 2015, two of the first items added to our homeschool space were the Oregon Scientific Smart Anatomy Educational Human Body For Kids Learning Toy (also known as Anatomy Boy), and...

Back in December 2015, two of the first items added to our homeschool resources were the Oregon Scientific Smart Anatomy Educational Human Body For Kids Learning Toy (also known as Anatomy Boy), and the Oregon Scientific SmartGlobe Infinity - Interactive Geography Globe with Wireless Pen. New...

Ok, so don't judge me. Columbus Day is just around the corner. And similar to last year, I wasn't sure what (if anything) I'd like to teach my children about this national holiday. Last year, I went on Pinterest (as I usually do) to find...

Are you ready for fall? If you would have asked me this question while I was residing in Southern California, I would have looked at you like, "What you talking ‘bout, Willis?" But now that I live in Texas, I can honestly say that we enjoy...