It has taken a lot of learning and intentionality on my end to teach them to correctly identify different parts of nature. But I believe it is one of the greatest practices we've established, because by knowing nature by name and identifying nature together, we've all fostered a deep love for it.
While I had taught professionally several years, I had no idea what was in store homeschooling my preschooler. I am happy to say, though, that we survived and enjoyed our first year of homeschooling. While I am no homeschooling veteran, I learned a lot, and I hope to pass on a few tips to you! Here are some do's and don'ts for first time homeschoolers.
Every family ought to have a living books library: a collection of high-quality, beloved texts that make the reader feel more alive. A living books library will serve a family well over the years, nurturing a love of reading and developing the intimacy that comes from sharing stories and ideas together. This post will explain what a living book is, why you ought to have a living books library, and tips on how to build one that your family will love for years to come.
Years teaching in the American school system influenced my decision to homeschool my own kids. Read on to discover eleven advantages homeschool has over conventional school.
It was just over four months ago that I made a spontaneous decision to homeschool Levi for preschool. Since, the most common question I’ve received from people is, “How is homeschool going?” And I can honestly say, it’s going great, despite some moments of frustration, and I have zero regrets over my decision. I am a huge advocate for homeschooling, and especially homeschooling preschoolers. Here are 10 reasons why. 1. You Can Do It One of the main reasons parents think they shouldn’t homeschool their child is because they think they’re inadequate. This is completely untrue. You don’t need an education degree, a gorgeous homeschool space, or a plethora of…