Bringing up boys: Adventure, work and play It’s every boy’s dream to have a tree house. When we moved to “the country” my three homeschooled boys begged us to let them build a tree house by the river. Knowing the precariousness of gum trees, we said no. Yes, we felt mean, that’s the lot of […]
Besides having a year by year plan, a long-term homeschool plan for each child that spans several years into the future gives you a big picture of goals.
Challenges of the home educating mother, part 1 Life is full of challenges, and part of home educating our children is to teach them how to deal with what life dishes out to them. But this home educating journey is not just about our children – it’s also about you. When I find myself talking […]
Homeschooling has many challenges for mothers but we need to remember that they are common to all and we all deal with them differently.
As a homeschool mother you have many challenges, one of them the feeling of inadequacy. You need to know you can do it and that others understand.
There’s a lot of talk about copywork and quotes from Charlotte Mason abound, but what exactly is it and how can you use it to educate your child?