Multiply Time Using Intentional Conversations

Create space in your busy life to have intentional conversations with your children about their school work or the books they are reading.  Rather than endless chit chat about nothing, purposefully ask questions of your children. Taking just a few minutes each day while your hands are busy to engage your children’s minds will multiply your limited time as a homeschool mom. Continue reading “Multiply Time Using Intentional Conversations”

How to Homeschool Forever

From the beginning, it has been my goal to homeschool my kids from kindergarten to twelfth grade. I wanted to homeschool forever. But homeschooling year after year is hard. For many years we changed the way we schooled just a little, always searching for a sane way to keep on going.  Our first priority wasn’t a curriculum with the highest academic standards, it wasn’t following the latest trends, and it wasn’t to impress friends and family. My goal was to be home with my kids, give them a great education and ensure that we loved it enough to do it the next year. And the next. I have shaped my choices around that goal. I had to or I would never have survived.  Continue reading “How to Homeschool Forever”