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Homeschooling Outside the Box

Oct 19, 2021

So far in this “Homeschool Rhythms” series we’ve talked about morning timenarrationgetting readygroup work, and individual work. We’ve moved our way through morning activities and today we’re going to talk about reading aloud!

I want to talk to you today about making read-aloud time a family activity for...


Oct 12, 2021

When you ask a seasoned homeschooler about structuring the day, you will often hear the same refrain: “combine as many subjects as you can.” But what about the subjects that require a certain set of skills for children to master? 

You can generally look at academics in two categories: skill-based subjects and...


Sep 23, 2021

What if I told you there was a skill that would help prepare your child for any job he might pursue in the future? And what if this skill was so attainable, that you wouldn’t have to purchase a fancy curriculum or join an elite co-op to access it?

The pandemic that rocked 2020 has thrown us many curveballs but one...


Aug 24, 2021

When you ask a seasoned homeschooler about structuring the day, you will often hear the same refrain: "combine as many subjects as you can."

Academics can generally be broken into two categories: skill-based subjects and non-skill-based subjects. Anything that is skill-based really is best taught 1-on-1 or in a very...


May 11, 2021

I have no doubt that when my children are grown people, making their way in the world, they will hear the faint refrain of my voice when they roll out of bed and get ready for their day:

“Attitude-dressed-bed”

And again after they have breakfast: 

“Teeth-face-hair-deodorant-zone”

These have been the anthems of...