Have you thought about how these five things might be affecting your homeschool?
It is easy to get caught in the trap of thinking we have to fit everything into our school day. We need to squeeze just a little more learning or that one more lesson. We can find incredible freedom when we embrace a new mindset about what “learning” really is. Learning does not happen only during the “school day.” Learning is a lifestyle. Learning happens all day, every day, whether you plan it or not. Here are five ways you can encourage lifelong learning for you and your children.
When I first started thinking about this post and what was essential for our homeschool to succeed, I thought I would be making a list of products and curriculum we love. However, when I actually started brainstorming my list it looked nothing like I thought it would. There were no references to supplies or curriculum, but instead focused on intangibles. These ten intangible homeschool essentials allow me to homeschool through difficult times, find joy in the process, and keep my homeschool on course.
“Mom, we are going to the basement to sharpen our pencils.” I called as my brother and I went downstairs. We crossed the room and entered our aunt’s basement apartment; then we froze in fear. There was a lump under the covers on her bed. In my seven-year-old imagination, someone was under those covers waiting to jump out and grab my brother and me. Instead of running out of the