Recently, I’ve been reading Blueprint Homeschooling: How to Plan a Year of Home Education That Fits the Reality of Your Life by Amy Knepper. I’m only about halfway through, give or take, but I’ve found a lot of useful tidbits already and am quite pleased with what I’ve read so far. I will be posting … Continue reading Your Favorite Homeschooling Books
I’ve given tips on the site before on how to try to treat your child’s ADHD without medication. I wanted to touch on that topic again, though, and give you a few more tips I’ve learned over the few years we’ve been homeschooling. ADHD has two components: inattention and hyperactivity. Your child can have only … Continue reading Natural methods to work with ADHD
I’ve talked about this before on the site, but I thought it might be good to touch on it again. When your kids go to public school, and you work somewhere outside your own home, there are some clear lines drawn between work, home, and school. The distinct boundaries make it easy to know when … Continue reading Homeschool, homework: making it all work
Every year, there’s a medieval faire about an hour from our home. It’s an amazing experience, with a different them every year (this year was Robin Hood and His Merry Men). It’s a great learning experience, too. They provide an education guide, which gives you tons of information about the time period (everything from actual … Continue reading History comes alive!