Lower Grammar Curriculum Choices For An Eclectic Homeschool

Lower Grammar Curriculum Choices For An Eclectic Homeschool (plus $500 Rainbow Resources giveaway!)

  Our lower grammar curriculum choices for 2016-2017 will include grades K4, 1st, and 2nd. We will also have 1 student in dialectic level (6th grade) and 4 in pre-school, or primer level.  I will share about each of those levels in another blog post. These are the plans I currently have, but I mayRead more

Literature-Based Homeschooling With Multiple Children (Plus A Personal Note)

Literature-Based Homeschooling With Multiple Children

  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

The Best Educational Books From Usborne (For A Christian Homeschool)

The Best Educational Books From Usborne (For A Christian Homeschool)

  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

How We Do Preschool + Lower Elementary Grades

how we do preschool + lower elementary grades in our homeschool!

We choose a very relaxed approach to learning until our children are closer to 8. This was not always the case, in fact, our oldest was doing seat work and learning to read at age 4. However, I learned with him that pushing seat work, and writing/penmanship specifically, was actually harmful to his education. He wasRead more