How to Teach Kids Sacred Geometry

Do you yawn when you think of math? Did you ever think it could actually be fun? For the past month, my children and I have gone beyond basic mathematics. We have connected to natural patterns and shapes by traveling back to the origins of numbers and form. We have learned history through point and … Continue Reading

What Does My Homeschooling Day Look Like?

Sometimes it’s funny to get an idea of what outsiders imagine our homeschooling day looks like. The comments and questions can range from high praise to downright rude. It seems to me that some people envision that I’m the homeschooling offspring of Martha Stewart- providing my children with daily crafts and songs. I have the … Continue Reading

Teaching Parts of Speech to Your Child (Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives)

In the early years of homeschooling, it’s all about laying the groundwork for independent reading- you’re going over the alphabet, the sounds, the shapes, and the combinations. For my children, we loved using Hooked on Phonics for Kindergarten and 1st grade, and it really made an improvement in their speech and reading skills. As time … Continue Reading

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