Are you concerned about teaching your child to read? When I talk to other moms about homeschooling, the worry I hear most is "what if I mess up trying to teach my child to read"? Reading is seen as one of the most important skills we need to develop as we grow. The better we … Continue reading Five Strategies to Get Your Child Ready to Read
Reading is seen as one of the most important skills we need to develop as we grow. Once we learn to read, so much learning and information is available to us literally right at our fingertips. Without the ability to read, though, so many doors start to close and our opportunities become limited. Did you … Continue reading How Do Children Learn to Read?
One of the most common worries I hear from other parents considering homeschooling is "I am afraid I won't be able to teach my child to read." I totally get this. If your child does not learn to read well, his or her future life opportunities and daily functioning will be significantly limited. Also, your … Continue reading Our Favorite Homeschool Reading Curriculum
Are you looking for a different way to review facts about the United States Presidents? We love reading the Who Was... book series and have been reading some of the ones about US Presidents in preparation for President's Day. We read them aloud as a family and practice taking notes. (Click here for some fun … Continue reading A Fun, Hands-On US President Sorting Mat Activity
Does your child struggle with feeling overwhelmed by school work? My older son, (4th grade) struggles with feeling OVERWHELMED with many things in life. We had a pretty good handle on it during the first half of this school year, but once we got back to school from time off for the holidays, the overwhelm … Continue reading A Daily Planner For Overcoming OVERWHELM In The Homeschool Day