The Unschooling Life

Unschooling is beneficial. It is important. I do think it helps foster a love for learning that extends through a whole life time. Learning should be fun although there will always be some things we will have to learn about even if we are not interested. Homeschooling provides my children time to have the best of both worlds. It allows my children to receive a structured education with enough time to pursue interests.

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4 Ways to Prepare a Young Child for Academics

  We all want our children to be successful in school.  How do we help our young children learn what they need to learn so when school starts they will be all set? I work full-time as a Speech-Language Pathologist with young children and their families.  I go into the…

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Health and Safety Study

Back when my boys were in 2nd grade and Kindergarten, I did a health study with them.  I had originally purchased a curriculum, but didn’t like it so I made up my own study with a book that I owned and added in online resources.  This year I am revisiting…

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300 Picture Books to Read Aloud in Preschool and Kindergarten

When my daughter was young, I would grab some picture books off the library shelves to bring home to read aloud to her.  Let’s just say that this method resulted in many duds.  I knew there were tons of great picture books available, so I decided to put in some…

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2011-2012 Curriculum Choices

  4th Grader Bible:  The War is Over, Bible reading(Acts, Galatians, Colossians), memory work, reading missionary biographies (Imprisoned in the Golden City – Adoniram Judson, Lights in Lisuland (Isobel Kuhn), Sundar Singh, Gospel According to TL and Daisy), OT Bible stories from Adventures in Odyssey, and listening to a dramatized reading…

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