Facing YourHomeschoolGiants

Facing Your Homeschool Giants

Many people have heard “David and Goliath”, they either know the Biblical story or have at least heard the phrase. I have read the story of David and Goliath in the Bible, participated in Bible lessons, and taught Bible lessons on the story. The story of David and Goliath can be found in 1 Samuel Read More

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Bird Watching Through The Seasons

One of our favorite homeschooling activities is bird watching. We are very fortunate to live in an area that has an abundance of birds throughout the year. The best part is we see different birds in different seasons (that is one benefit of living in the Northeast). In the spring, I always listen for the Read More

Winter Fun

Winter Fun – Activities To Keep Away The Winter Blues

Let’s face it, winter is hard. Even if you enjoy the seasons, there is a point where the short days and cold temperatures wear on you. I’ve lived in the northeast all my life, I have lived in the far north of New York, just miles from the Canadian border (so close all the signs Read More

Setting Goals For The New Year

Happy New Year!!

Ahh the New Year!! I am so glad to close out 2017… yeah 2017 was at times difficult. It was a bumpy ride at times, one with disappointment and loss. However, in the end 2017 did bring about some really good changes and many lessons were learned throughout. Now a new year is upon us Read More

Our Homeschool

Our Homeschool In The “New Year”

We are in our second “recorded” year of homeschooling. If you are new to homeschooling or unfamiliar with homeschooling, you might be wondering what I mean by “recorded”. Well each state has their own set laws and regulations for homeschooling. In our state we do not have to document school work or send in our Read More

Stop Worrying About My Child's Socialization

Stop Worrying About My Child’s Socialization; Worry About Your Own

So what brought you here? Is it the title, did it offend you? Did you read it, throw your hands up and exclaim “finally, someone said it!” Well, whatever side you are on, I hope you continue reading to better understand my blunt expression. “Oh, you homeschool? Well, don’t forget to socialized your child.” As Read More

Making it

Making It The Best Summer

Summertime Boredom As a child care provider I was very accustomed to children saying “I’m bored” or “There’s nothing to do”. In all actuality there are several available activities for children to do in the summer that do not solely revolve around television or video games. I know it sounds strange right? Parents, think back Read More

Homeschool

Myths, Questions and The Misunderstandings of Homeschool 

“Oh, so you homeschool?” This is the response I get when I talk about my daughters’ education or when people ask what her “What grade are you in?” I must mention that both comments are not met with great excitement but with more doubt and questioning. Choosing to homeschool our daughter was an easy choice for me and Read More