Posts Tagged ‘homeschooling for beginners’
Can I Homeschool My Child?
The day my daughter (who was four years old at the time) asked me to begin homeschooling her, I broke out into a cold sweat. I’ve always been a problem solver, so when I’m faced with an issue, I immediately look for a way to resolve the problem. In the case of my daughter’s request,…Read More
Get Ready to Home School: Knowing State Requirements
Making the decision to home school can be very exciting. You may be tempted to immediately begin purchasing resources and diving right into your home school experience. However, before you let your excitement get the best of you, make sure you have properly researched the requirements for your state. Understanding your state requirements will help…Read More
Monitor What Your Children Watch On TV: Here’s How
Now more than ever it is important to monitor what your children watch on tv. I’m really finicky about what I watch and what my daughter watches. I check everything (tv shows, movies, etc.) using Common Sense Media! Watch this video to find out why I love this resource so much!Read More
Benefits of Using a Traditional Homeschool Calendar
Depending on where you live (and whether you follow a traditional school year schedule), you’re children will be heading back to school in approximately one month. Like many homeschooling families, I have chosen to follow the traditional school year. This means Sydney’s first official day of first grade will be August 28, 2017. I have…Read More
Homeschool Musings: Encouraging Your Child to be Better!
Having a child is nothing short of amazing, exhilarating, exciting, fulfilling, frustrating, confusing, and unnerving all at the same time. I know the scientific explanation for how babies “get here”, but I’m still in awe that I carried a living being in my womb for 9 months, and that my daughter arrived perfect and whole.…Read More