Homeschooling with Toddlers

I approached a woman in my church who has become the go-to person for all things homeschooling. She has graduated three highly intelligent girls and still is in the process of schooling her younger two. She has been in charge of the local community homeschool co-op for years and is highly resourceful and knowledgeable. I … Read more

Homeschooling and Unexpected Blessings

When we began homeschooling many (many) years ago, there were some things I expected out of homeschooling. I expected that we would have the ability to teach our children what we wanted to teach them. We could teach that the Bible is true. We could teach them that God loves them. We could show them … Read more

Five Things I Learned from Beginning a Co-op (or NOT Beginning a Co-op)

I am a “strong-willed” person. I am passionate. I am a mover and a shaker. Can you relate? We’re the ones assigned jobs because others know we’ll get them done. This also is true when I get an idea in my head and I know I want to see it come to fruition. I WILL … Read more

Growth and Balance in Our Homeschool

When we first began homeschooling Elizabeth when she was about four years old, I kept everything very compartmentalized. I subscribed to the classical school method to a T. School time was in the mornings at the kitchen table, doing our lessons and workbooks. Eating time was for meals. Playtime was rest time for this pregnant … Read more

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