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.
I had fiercely judged mothers of breastfeeding toddlers, mothers who co-slept with their children, the ones who seemed to make their child the center of their universe. I labeled them as indulgent, compromising, and foolish. Yet that was the mother I had become.
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.
So you’re interested in delving into the world of cloth diapering! Good for you. We began our journey with bumGenius cloth diapers just over four years ago, and I’m so glad we did! I did a lot of research before we sprang for cloth, and I heard a lot of positive reviews for bumGenius diapers. Even though they were more expensive than some of the brands, I thought they sounded awesome. Made by Cotton Babies, they are soft, cute diapers that adjust so the same diaper can fit an 8-pound baby and a 35-pound toddler. And boy, do they last. We have used ours every day for four years and…