Teaching Your Children At Home Because of the Coronavirus?

Here’s what you need to know!

There are a lot of reasons to teach your children at home but quite possibly the coronavirus and social distancing recommendations may have forced you to become your children’s  teacher. This different from homeschooling by choice and a whole new situation to all of you and everyone else across the country. What do you need to know? Continue reading “Teaching Your Children At Home Because of the Coronavirus?”

Homeschool planning and schedules: Get your work done! + Be creative

Four Humpty Dumpty mugs lined up on window ledge. These mugs show the creative side of our home school schedule.

I am a planner.  I like to know what is coming for the day and the week.  I like advanced planning and scheduling. Maybe you know someone that “unschools.”   Basically, they have just pulled their kids out of an organized school and are letting the kids run the show. They play, they help mommy make bread, they go to a museum, cut coupons, go shopping and lay around the house.  I do not like that kind of home school although a few days off may be needed sometimes.  I was a lot more like a drill sergeant! Continue reading “Homeschool planning and schedules: Get your work done! + Be creative”