Why I waited until middle school to start using a writing curriculum in our homeschool

Why I waited until middle school to start using a writing curriculum in our homeschool. WriteShop I has been an amazing fit! #homeschoolwriting #writingcurriculum #middleschool

As soon as our kids pick up a pencil as wee little ones, we encourage them to write. We teach them their letters, how to spell their names, and other simple words. It comes as a shock to many people that I’ve chosen to hold off on using a writing curriculum in our homeschool until my son hit middle school age. But, hear me out. I have a good reason and I’m excited to share it with you.

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What Your Child Really Needs: Savoring Homeschool Moments with Music Education

Delighting in music with your child.What Your Child Really Needs: Savoring Homeschool Moments with Music Education #homeschoolmusic #musiceducation

If you’re like me, and most parents I know, you have an adorable video on your phone of your child dancing to music. It wasn’t something you taught them, or a moment you created. Instead, it was your child’s natural response to the rhythm and the way the music made her feel.

Any maybe you also have captured your child’s innate ability and desire to sing along with his favorite song. It’s the one you’ve played over and over in the car, or the popular song every child seems to know – Baby Shark, perhaps?

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Using Usborne Books in your Homeschool

Homeschooling with Usborne Books. From Unit Studies to Chapter books, Usborne had all the books you need to add to your homeschool!

We believe in a relaxed, child-led approach to education allowing the kids to pursue their interests. Because of this, I like to have books on lots of various subjects available to them. When my kids have a question, my famous line is, “We have a book about that!” Books are available for literally every subject. They are made for tough little readers and are surprisingly durable compared to a lot of other books we have! Usborne Books and More just never disappoints me! Let me show you how you can add Usborne Books in your homeschool.

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My Favorite Thanksgiving Lessons for your Homeschool

My favorite Thanksgiving Lessons for your Homeschool! Here is a list of my favorite Thanksgiving lessons- unit studies, picture books, poetry tea time, music lessons, and more! #thanksgivinglessons #homeschooling #unitstudy

Thanksgiving is a fun time to learn about our country’s history! Adding in some Thanksgiving lessons into our homeschool is something I strive to do every year. It’s fun, it breaks up what we’ve been doing for something new and fresh, and there are always a lot of resources to choose from so we never do the same thing. I’m going to share some of my very favorite Thanksgiving lessons for homeschoolers so you can do them along with us.

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Three Reasons Why Online Homeschool Science Classes for High Schoolers Will Save Your Sanity!

College Prep Science. Online homeschool science classes for high schoolers to help save your sanity!

Why is having an online homeschool science class for high schoolers so important to me? When it comes to teaching high school, I don’t know about you, but I become a pile of nerves. This stuff actually counts! These grades will be on our kids transcripts and I want to help them succeed.

When it comes to language arts and history, I’m your girl. I will read through all the classic literature, research all the history events and find the most amazing field trips to battle fields, museums, and more.

But math and science? That’s where I’m lost. Outside of observing nature, I’m not a great science teacher. I didn’t do well in chemistry and cannot begin to tell you what’s on the periodic table We can of elements. This is when I’m so thankful for amazing online resources for my kids. The amount of online math options are numerous, but what about online science classes? Here are three reasons why online homeschool science classes for high schoolers can help save your sanity!

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Our Roadschooling Journey

Our roadschooling journey

We love to travel. This is actually a fairly new love for me. We bought a camper a few years ago, but it was mostly my husband’s thing that I went along with because he was so excited about it. Little did I know that I would want this to be a way of life and that my goal would become roadschooling my children. Here is our roadschooling journey!

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