Balancing your role as parent and teacher in a homeschool setting is tricky. Here are four ways to get your kids to see you as their teacher.
For those of us who’ve been homeschooling a while, trying to remember what our first week (or years) of homeschooling were like can be more difficult than trying to find an eraser during our kids’ math lessons. We’re so far removed from the start of our homeschool journey that we forget how scary it can be. From the first day of homeschooling, parents want to know “Am I getting this right?”, “Are we doing enough?”, and “When the heck is Friday going to get here?” Homeschooling as an educational choice is increasingly popular this year as parents try to navigate the challenging situations they’re facing. For that reason, I wanted to bring you the voice of a brand new homeschooler, someone who is diving right in with her three kids and fully immersing herself in homeschooling, with all its grit and glory. Purdy Jones is a long-time friend of mine…
Story starters are an excellent way to get kids writing quickly. Here are eight ways you can integrate story starters into your language arts lessons.
My Cup Runs Over helps busy moms make small changes in their homes, lives, and homeschools to make things simpler and more sustainable. We offer resources to help you manage chaos and overwhelm so you can spend more time enjoying your life and your family. Here are a few of our most popular posts.
An unplugged homeschool helps families reset and reconnect. Celebrate the National Day of Unplugging by ditching the devices, and watch creativity bloom.
Homeschool without a curriculum and bring more joy, peace and fun to your homeschool. Learning in your homeschool can still happen without a curriculum. Here’s how.
Whether you take a relaxed approach to homeschool planning or you map out every day in advance, knowing what works best for your family is paramount. Here’s the approach we’re taking this year.