I hear a lot of excuses for why people do not homeschool. Those excuses are always followed simply by me telling someone I homeschool. While I am not judging you for sending your kids to a traditional school and while I could care less for your reasons why you do not homeschool (see 10 Things Homeschool … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Try Homeschooling Before School Starts
Do you have that mum friend who has it all together? She volunteers, she brings you coffee, always remembers snack, is always starting new events and programs, has perfect children or has wild children and yet she is still smiling and keeping her cool. Do you have that mum friend? When was the last time … Continue reading Did you check in on your mum friends today?
Miss Rumphius is a favorite story of mine. I have always loved the book. When I was planning my co-op class I knew that I was going to teach Miss Rumphius. So when that day came I was so excited. I only have 30 minutes for 2 age groups to teach. Ages 7 and under and … Continue reading Lesson: Miss Rumphius
As a homeschooling parent, I hear all the time that homeschooling is very expensive. I understand where that is coming from. The fact is though that homeschooling is not expensive. You could essentially homeschool for free, and yes that includes printing costs. I am going to share 50 ways to homeschool for free. This is a … Continue reading 50 Ways To Homeschool for Free Part 1
If you live in Maine then you know (or should know) that a great American hero's anniversary is coming up at the end of June. It will have been 25 years since MSG Gary Gordon died for our country. He left behind children, parents, and family. His hometown has been working hard to honor this … Continue reading Children and American Pride
If you are from Maine you have read or at least heard of Lost On A Mountain In Maine.. You know of Donn Fendler's fight on Mt. Katahdin for survival for 9 days at the young age 12. There was a point in one of the largest searches in Maine that they were no longer … Continue reading Lesson: Lost On A Mountain In Maine