Children and Chores: Start ‘Em Early!

Children and Chores: Start ‘Em Early! Back when I was in the classroom, I developed a “teach them to fish” mentality with all sorts of administrative tasks that could take away my (oh, so limited) time to actually teach the kids. I would cringe when I’d see other teachers spending their precious planning...

When Skill Learning Gets Messy

When Skill Learning Gets Messy I was talking with a friend the other day about doing school work with kids. Her kids are in public school; mine are homeschooled. But we both agreed that our biggest problem with school work is the same: telling the difference between skill issues and character...

All the Things! Collections and Kids

All the Things! Collections and Kids The minute you walk into my daughter Gv’s room, you start to wonder if you’ve stepped through the wrong door and are back outside. That’s because you’re immediately met by piles of rocks, sticks, feathers, shells, moss, lichen and other bits of nature that she...

What do you need to homeschool well?

What do you need to homeschool well? As of this writing, we haven’t started school here. We are inching toward a start date, making progress every day, but things just haven’t clicked into place yet. I haven’t felt ready to start well. What does it mean to start well? For me, starting well means...

Homeschool Hacks for Juggling Multiple Kids

Homeschool Hacks for Juggling Multiple Kids This is part of our series on homeschooling lots of kids with babies and toddlers in the mix. Be sure to read the rest in the series. I’m not going to lie. Having multiple people in the room all at once is often the hardest part of homeschooling. Harder than...
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