Recognizing the needs of our children can be one of the hardest things we do as parents and home educators. In this episode, Latoya Edwards reminded us that when we take advantage of small moments of time to center ourselves by spending time with God we are able to be more observant and aware of our children’s needs. She shares practical tips from her own life of how you can make the most of the small moments you have during your day.
Holly reminds us of how important it is to create an atmosphere where the whole family can find joy. She knew homeschooling would be the best fit for her son. He is uniquely made and homeschooling would allow her son to have a unique education that fits him. What she didn’t realize was how much she would learn and how much she would enjoy it too.
Jen Mackinnon is a working homeschool mom of two teens. In this episode, she shares insights on learning to integrate working and homeschooling and how it’s not about learning to balance it all but to redefine our definition of balance. Regardless of whether you work outside the home, work in the home, or work to get dinner on the table, you can apply so much of what Jen shared
Misty Bailey describes herself as a reluctant homeschool mom of 3 children. In this episode of the All in a Homeschool Day podcast, she tells us why she describes herself as a reluctant homeschooler as well as gives us advice and practical tips for homeschooling a child with special needs. Plus, she reminds us of the one thing we should stress over academics.
While the majority of our learning takes place off-line, we do take advantage of the many good apps available that can enhance my children’s learning experiences. It can be a challenge to ensure they don’t spend too much time in front of a screen though. In this post, I share the five principles we employ to use mobile devices safely. Plus I share the ten apps we use every week in our homeschool and a few tips on getting the most out of the apps.
The average tween through adult uses digital media 6-9 hours a day! Is it possible to establish good technology habits and regain lost hours every day? You bet! In this video, I share with you the three questions I ask myself and teach my children to ask themselves so we can live a balanced life and use technology wisely.
There are so many resources available to homeschool our children, it can be difficult to keep our focus. In this episode of the podcast, I share the four questions I ask myself to determine my motivation for making a change as well as tips to help you successfully make changes to your homeschool without becoming stressed.