How to homeschool a kid who hates to write

simple-homeschool-writingpicmoHow to homeschool a kid who hates to write

The following is a guest post written by Anne Bogel of Modern Mrs. Darcy.  For whatever reason, some kids hate to write. I don't mean they dislike it, or they'd rather not today, thank you. No, I'm talking about those kids for whom writing "The … [Continue reading]

10 ways you’re making your homeschool day harder than it needs to be

10 ways you're making your homeschool day harder

Jamie Martin, editor of Simple Homeschool, also blogs about motherhood at Steady Mom I woke with dreary eyes. The thought of the day ahead seemed pretty bleak. At breakfast time I pulled out our latest read-aloud (an activity I usually love), … [Continue reading]

Weekend links

Sparkle Stories travel

This post contains affiliate links. How spring - and change - come slow and suddenly :: From contributor Kari Patterson of Sacred Mundane The disturbing transformation of kindergarten :: Truth About Education The 10 signs you need to find … [Continue reading]

Dealing with homeschool doubt

Dealing with homeschool doubt

The following is a guest post written by Sheila Petruccelli of Sure as the World. Usually it sneaks up on me. It starts as an infrequent whisper and quickly progresses to an insistent echo in my head. It undercuts my plans and has me … [Continue reading]

Thursday giveaway: Sparkle Stories

Sparkle Stories Travel Audio

This giveaway has ended; thanks for your interest! Welcome to this week's giveaway--sponsored by one of my family's favorite homeschooling resources, Sparkle Stories! About Sparkle: "Sparkle Stories produces original audio stories for children. … [Continue reading]

How hard should we push our kids?

How hard should we push our kids?

The following is a post written by Kari Patterson of Sacred Mundane. How hard should we push our kids? This has been my most common homeschooling question. No matter what homeschooling method we choose, we all must determine how much and how … [Continue reading]

Homeschooling as an introvert: the blessings & challenges

Homeschooling as an introvert: The blessings and the challenges

Jamie Martin, editor of Simple Homeschool, also blogs about motherhood at Steady Mom "I could never do that" seems to be one of the most common responses when it comes up in conversation that I homeschool my children. What does that actually … [Continue reading]