5 Tips for Successful Homeschooling (Burnout Prevention!)

Resistance is futile– summer is coming to a close and a whole new year of homeschooling awaits us. In many ways, I’m actually excited to get back into the rhythm, and my kids are too. Typically, for experienced homeschoolers, now is the time to gather last minute materials, do some goal setting, and get a … Continue Reading

How to Teach Place Value to Children…

Like a lot of children out there, my own are very visual learners. I have found that by using stories and art as teaching tools, the material seems to sink in a lot quicker and my kids can retain information that otherwise would be forgotten. I don’t remember math ever being fun in school, nor … Continue Reading

Homeschooling Italy Lapbook! (2nd grade)

One of the awesome things about homeschooling is the freedom to study what interests your child, for any desired amount of time. Last week the girls learned about Italy, and I took the opportunity to use lapbooking as a way to record their new found knowledge of this beautiful country. We are not “heavy users” … Continue Reading