Homeschooling by Heart- Part 3

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 I didn’t expect to be a homeschooling mom. It wasn’t something I dreamt about or had any plans to pursue. I assumed that my children would…

A Parent’s Role in Their Child’s Education – Home School Strategies by Lisa Brown

Education is more interesting when we implement activities that feed our children’s souls.  This is the beauty of homeschooling. So how do we help our kids discover their interests? This is how – We spend hours upon hours watching and listening.   We explore life together by going places and meeting others.   We provide stimulating material…

Bible Copywork by Missy the Homeschooling Mom

As I have been studying various homeschooling methods, I kept running into the idea of copywork.  It is as basic as having kids learn writing, spelling, and grammar by copying text.  It can be a simple sentence or a long quote.  There is a typical progression to copywork through the years (tracing, copying, dictation, and…

Qualified To Home-School? By Community Mom’s Writing Team

  Question and Answer Dear Community Moms, I have dreamed for years of becoming a home-school mom.  I have discovered that there are people who don’t think Moms are qualified to teach their children without being a certified teacher.  Are they right?  What qualifies a mom to teach?  Am I making a mistake.    Anonymous     Traci…