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Homeschooling ABC’s: M, N, and O

I hope you enjoyed last month’s post on “Stealth Homeschooling.”  This month I’m getting back to my “Homeschooling ABC’s” series.  It’s full of practical advice and homeschooling encouragement, so I hope you’ll read it and let me know what you think! M is for Multi-Level Teaching – While it’s not always the case, it’s not…




Homeschooling ABC’s: G, H, and I

Hello dear reader!  I know you’ve been waiting breathlessly for this installment of my Homeschooling ABC’s series.  Well, you have, right?  Anyway, here they are: G, H, and I… G is for Gratitude: I can’t tell you how many times I’ve thanked God for the gift of homeschooling.  The joy of having my children home…




Homeschooling ABC’s: D, E, and F

Today I’m bringing to you the second installment in my “Homeschooling ABC’s series.  (Drumroll, please!)  Here, for your enjoyment and inspiration are D, E, and F! D is for Delight-Directed: Many homeschoolers associate delight-directed learning with unschooling, but it can be a part of your homeschooling curriculum no matter what teaching method you use.  I…




How To: Teach Social Science, Part 2 (History)

I love history.  As a matter of fact, I am working on (finally!) finishing my Bachelor’s degree and while I am majoring in English Literature, I am minoring in History. Going through school I was fortunate enough to have some great history teachers.  However, when I first attended college over 30 years ago (ouch!), I…




How to Home-School: Traditional Methods

This is the first post of a six-part series on “Teaching Methods.” When we think of traditional methods of home-schooling, we are generally talking about the textbooks and workbooks that we all grew up with.  There would be a textbook for each subject, maybe workbooks for reading comprehension or to work on specific math topics….