Why We Don’t Use School to Teach Hard Work

Driving to the grocery store one evening, I tried to explain to my kids why daddy is so tired all the time. You see, my husband recently reentered the field of engineering after a six year hiatus.

For him, every day comes with a new set of challenges. He is re-learning constantly. It’s not re-learning the same things either. Each day, he encounters new programs, new problems, new state regulations, and he’s been at this for three months straight.

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Relaxed Homeschooling (A Day in the Life with a 7, 5, 3, and 1 year old)

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Inside: Want to take a peek into a day in the life of a relaxed homeschool family? Here’s your chance! I’m sharing our day in life of our relaxed homeschool (with a 7, 5, 3, and 1 year old).

Inspired by the Day in the Life series over at Simple Homeschool, I’m sharing what a typical day looks like around here.

For all you moms out there considering homeschooling, I hope this encourages you that homeschooling is a lifestyle, and learning happens from the moment kids wake up until the minute their heads hit the pillow (literally).

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Save Time in Your Homeschool with Picture Books

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Inside: Save time in your homeschool by getting the most out of every picture book you read. Learn how to use picture books to teach multiple subjects.

When you are homeschooling multiple children or juggling babies and toddlers with homeschooling, time is of the essence. The more you can teach in less time, the better. Teaching with picture books engages your younger children while allowing you cover multiple subject areas with your older children at the same time.

It’s cheap, time-saving, and just plain fun. You’ll be amazed what you can cover with just one picture book.

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