We live outside of a large city and everything is about 20 minutes away. The drives are often cumbersome for the children and are sometimes preceded with complaints and childhood bickering. I really didn't know what to expect when my CD came in the mail. We had never tried audiobooks before, and ... Read More about Enjoying the Ride with Adventures in Odyssey Audiobooks
One of the most important things you can do for your homeschool is define your vision and create a mission statement. A vision is simply a goal for your homeschool; it's what you aspire to accomplish during these precious years you have with your children. It's a picture of what your days should ... Read More about 3 Reasons Why You Need a Homeschool Mission Statement- Plus a FREE Guide!
This is probably one of my favorite steps! In my former career, I was an educational specialist, and researching, implementing, and writing curriculum was what I did each and every day. When we made the decision to homeschool, I attended my first homeschool convention, walked into the vendor ... Read More about Choosing the Right Curricula for Your Homeschool
This post is part of a 5-post series on creating your own Wholehearted Homeschool. Have you read Steps 1-3 yet? Are you inspired? I hope you’re as excited as I am! We’ve talked about Establishing a Foundation of Faith, Rekindling A Love for Family, and Having a Heart for Your Home, but there’s ... Read More about Building Homeschool Frameworks
Your home is where all the magic happens. It is where your children will learn how to love, read, write, create, problem-solve, discover, explore, clean, pray, overcome, and everything else that comes your way. It is where they will play for hours on end, where they will welcome new friends, and ... Read More about Having a Heart for Your Home