The one thing about goal planning that you cannot seem to plan for is when your situation changes. How do you continue on with your goals when your life takes an unexpected turn? That is what we will be exploring today. Why A Year of Slow? For all of my goal planning prior to the start of the year, I felt in my bones that this would be my year of slow. And while I can joke about how … [Read more...] about 2020 Goals – When Plans go Awry
Do you know what a daily habit tracker is? Have you seen them used in bullet journals? Today we are going to explore the daily habit tracker, and how it can be successfully used in your homeschool. But first, we need to define what a daily habit tracker is. Quite simply, it is a month at a glance of all the habits that you wish to incorporate in your daily life. Before we really get into the … [Read more...] about How to use a Daily Habit Tracker in your Homeschool
One of the reasons that my husband and I have for homeschooling is to have the greatest influence on their lives. You want to incorporate family Bible study into your homeschool day. Sending your kids to school seems to counteract that influence. By homeschooling, your convictions and values are the main influence, not the public school, not even a private school. We are Christians, and … [Read more...] about How to Incorporate Family Bible Study in Homeschool
Well, guys, we did it, we finally had our first day of homeschool. I say finally because it seems like we started so much later than we normally do - even though we homeschool year-round. Usually, we try to have an "official" first day somewhere at the beginning of August, or the second week in August. This year the kids wanted to go to Art Camp. That was later in the month of August, and we … [Read more...] about First Day of Homeschool + vlog
I always loved the first day of school when I was growing up. The allure of new school supplies, and seeing friends that I hadn't seen all summer, were all so fun to me. I would pick out my outfit put all of my supplies in my backpack, and be on my way. There were lots of the first day of school traditions, but what about homeschool traditions? Even though your kids aren't going … [Read more...] about Homeschool Traditions for a Great 1st Day!
Thank you to Teaching Textbooks 3.0 for sponsoring this post. As always all opinions are my own! Outsourcing homeschool is not something that most homeschoolers immediately think of when they make the decision to homeschool. Isn't the reason we have chosen to homeschool so that WE can teach our kids? Well, yes, that may be what you think at the beginning of your homeschool journey. However, … [Read more...] about The Why and How for Outsourcing Homeschool