Homeschool

Establishing Independent Play

Calming the Chaos: 5 Steps to Establishing Independent Play

After baby number 7, our house became a little bit crazier. The added blessing significantly altered the structure and routine we all had grown accustomed to. Our little guy also was constantly entertained by his older siblings and never learned the meaning of independent play. You would think we would have learned our lesson when …

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Evan-Moor Daily 6 Writing Trait

Review: Daily 6-Trait Writing (Homeschool Writing Tips)

This post may contain affiliate links. Affiliate links use cookies to track clicks and qualifying purchases for earnings. Please read my Disclosure Policy, Terms of Service, and Privacy policy for specific details.   “Where is this story going?” “Your essay doesn’t sound like a 7th grader.” “You have way too many topics in this narrative.” …

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Listen So Your Kids Will Talk: Back to School Conversation Starters

Over the past few weeks, I have spent countless hours preparing for the upcoming year. I created a home school planner to keep me organized, research and purchased our curriculum, battled the stores to find school supplies, created a file folder system, and even managed to be a Beta Tester for this amazing course called, …

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