Homesteading in the Backyard

Homesteading in the backyard is just one of many options for incorporating a homesteading lifestyle into homeschooling. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach! Homesteading can be done in a variety of settings—from having lots of space for goats and other small livestock, to making the most of small spaces. Annette shares with us how she and … Read more

Learning Life Lessons Through Homesteading

Learning Life Lessons Through Homesteading

For many homeschooling families, the most important part of the day is the life lessons learned. While we want our children to learn about multiplication and division, read classic works of literature, and understand the history of the world, we also want them to be individuals who will be productive and be able to take care of themselves and their own families someday. Combining the homesteading lifestyle with homeschooling is one way that parents can teach valuable life lessons.

Homesteading and Homeschooling in New Zealand

Homeschooling and homesteading in New Zealand are natural for us since they have been part of my life since I can remember. My parents left Los Angeles in the early 1970s, before I was born, and moved to Michigan to make a living off the land. They bought 30 acres and tried raising berries. When … Read more

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