November is Native American Heritage Month, which makes it a wonderful time of year to teach your homeschooled child about Native Americans. If you are interested in celebrating Native American Heritage Month, here are some ideas you can do with your family.
Have you been told that your child has executive function disorder but you don’t really understand what that means? Problems with executive function can occur in people with ADHD, autism, and other learning challenges and be very frustrating for parents and caregivers to understand.
“If it goes great, it will be awesome. And if it doesn’t … It will make a great story!” This is the mantra I’ve raised my oldest child with. Think about it: stories with wrong turns or times when everything went wrong, are the most entertaining ones to tell and hear! And often lead to the best lessons.
There have been a lot of discussions lately about how we need to honor the neurodiverse brain. And how it just works differently. We are asked to let our children be neurodiverse without labeling their behavior as a problem. But some behaviors are problems. So how do we tell them apart and what do we do about them?
We all have seen the research that says teaching children music has amazing benefits. Therefore, most of us want to provide some music education in our homeschool. But how do we do that on a budget?
Usually, the parent who does the homeschooling is the mom and the one who gets to be the breadwinner is the dad. But not always, but usually. And if you are that dad, there are some things you need to know about your wife’s job.
Every year, I hear about homeschool families debating if their 5-, 6- or 7-year-old should “officially” skip a grade. I always say “NO.” Why? There are several reasons, let’s look at this gifted child at different ages.
This sweet little guy is making train tracks across a map of the US while doing the lesson on trains., a topic he loves!
BPSA is a scouting program that welcomes all kids to try traditional scouting skills. Our group has been an essential part of my children’s education. Let me tell you how…
As my oldest child starts their first college class, I’m feeling stressed. Some teenagers seem to run towards adulthood, college, driving, and jobs with zest. Not my child. Yes, they want to take the class, but still, I am worried.