Homeschooling with a Preschooler

Homeschooling with a Preschooler Those that have homeschooled with a baby, who then becomes and toddler, who then becomes a preschooler have shared with me that they feel the hardest or challenging stage is: preschooler. Why is that? I believe it is because they are so close but not quite there. They want to beContinue reading “Homeschooling with a Preschooler”

Homeschooling with Toddlers

  Homeschooling with Toddlers Just hearing the words homeschooling and toddlers can send fear into any mother. In fact, I have had many moments of, “CAN I DO THIS?” when it comes to homeschooling my older kids with toddlers in the room. But why or where does the fear come from? I believe unrealistic expectationsContinue reading “Homeschooling with Toddlers”

To understand, acknowledge, and control their emotions; while learning to share their thoughts, feelings and emotions respectfully and well.

  Another of my reasons WHY I am choosing to homeschool: To understand, acknowledge, and control their emotions; while learning to share their thoughts, feelings and emotions respectfully and well. Part of my reason or desire for homeschooling is to be my kiddos advocate. I want to train, teach and advocate for them to learnContinue reading “To understand, acknowledge, and control their emotions; while learning to share their thoughts, feelings and emotions respectfully and well.”

To treat others well, seeking to serve, and put others before themselves.

  For our family when we made the decision to homeschool there was so many factors other then educational that influenced us. I wanted to share one of the many reasons, which led us to this decision: to treat others well, seeking to serve and put others before themselves. As believers and as a cultureContinue reading “To treat others well, seeking to serve, and put others before themselves.”

To grow in Godly character: to be honest, generous, helpful, loving and loyal. Learning and embracing the fruit of the Spirit.

Goals we have for our Homeschooling: To grow in Godly character: to be honest, generous, helpful, loving and loyal. Learning and embracing the fruit of the Spirit. One of the many reasons we decided to homeschool is to help mold, shape and form our children’s character. I remember a saying my children’s pastor used toContinue reading “To grow in Godly character: to be honest, generous, helpful, loving and loyal. Learning and embracing the fruit of the Spirit.”

To love His written word, and be able to understand and apply it to their lives.

One of my reasons for homeschooling: To love His written word, and be able to understand and apply it to their lives. I remember my Mother in Law talking about to me about how her approach to school was trying to light a fire instead of jus filling a bucket. Instead of just filling ourContinue reading “To love His written word, and be able to understand and apply it to their lives.”

To come to Salvation and to place God as the King of their lives, to serve HIM in ALL they do.

  If I were to ask you what is the MOST important thing you want for your kid(s), what would you say? I think, culturally a popular answer is: that they would be happy. And yes, I do want my kids to be happy, HOWEVER, more than anything what I REALLY desire is that theyContinue reading “To come to Salvation and to place God as the King of their lives, to serve HIM in ALL they do.”

To grow in their knowledge and LOVE for the LORD!

  With everything we do in life we find our drive and purpose by discovering and owning to the WHY. When I was in the early stages of parenting and evaluating the reasons why we wanted to homeschool I discovered that there are MANY reasons! AND the crazy element that blew my mind was theContinue reading “To grow in their knowledge and LOVE for the LORD!”

PODCAST – Episode #22 Getting Prepared for a Year of Homeschooling

Listen in on todays Podcast as a GOOD friend of mine MARY RABE and I talk through our thoughts, hopes, and visions for homeschooling. We are in the beginning stages and excited to share what has been on our hearts! LISTEN HERE:     Show Notes: Mary’s new blog can be found HERE! More informationContinue reading “PODCAST – Episode #22 Getting Prepared for a Year of Homeschooling”

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