How to homeschool your disabled child when they are not merely “special needs”, but severely mentally handicap? What if they are not capable of completing worksheets, written assignments, oral reports, etc.? It can feel overwhelming or impossible, but it is easier than you may think! I have a 10-year-old daughter who is severely physicallyRead more
Whether you send your kids to public school or home educate, you are ultimately responsible for raising your children. And parenting is hard work. As hard as that responsibility is, homeschooling makes parenting easier. Homeschooling has been such a positive experience for our family, I can’t help but shout its praises! And one thingRead more
We used Tapestry of Grace (Year 1) this last year and it has been wonderful. It provided a structured guideline for history, includes geography, and teaches social studies from a Christian perspective. Over the last year, I realized that I love literature-based homeschooling and that it creates the atmosphere that I want, as I teach allRead more
Usborne Books & More is a secular company, so their books are not meant to be “Christian”. However, there are educational books from Usborne that can be used successfully in a Christian homeschool without compromising Christian values. At first, I was kind of turned off by the secular tone in a lot of the Usborne books,Read more
My 7-year-old daughter had been asking a lot of questions about how babies are made, pregnancy, etc. I was answering them the best I could, but I was lacking an eloquent way to really explain it without giving her more info than she needed at this young age. Enter Wonderfully Made by Danika Cooley.