Building An Interest to Read & It’s Purpose

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Our children’s ability to read is one of the most powerful life tools we can teach them to wield. Reading is an invaluable skill which enables our children to assume an ever-growing sense of control… Continue Reading →

Homeschooling As A Supplement Series – Educational Philosophies & Ideals

One commonality that exists between my wife’s life journey and my own is that our past educational experiences have played vital roles in charting the courses for our respective paths and life philosophies.  She specifically recalls her middle school years and… Continue Reading →

Celebrating a Birthday with Your Toddler (3 and under)

How did May escape me so quickly? Fleeting months have been the trend, but I couldn’t get on with June without letting you all know what has been happening in the homeschooling world in the Smith home–one word: celebrating  … Continue Reading →

Homeschooling As A Supplement Series – Setting the Foundation

As parents, we cannot determine the paths our children will take once they become students. We cannot choose their curricular passions, define their strengths, or overcome their weaknesses for them. We do, however, have the power to propel them towards… Continue Reading →

Mom of the Month: May

Growing up, I was always told that a child’s behavior and character is a reflection of what the parents do or do not do in raising their children. That theory has shown itself to be true over the years. It… Continue Reading →

A Solution for Weak Wrists: Mighty Tykes

When I discovered Aaron needed an extra boost in building his hand strength, I researched everything I could to support the need. I found some great everyday activities as listed here, and some great products, which you can also find… Continue Reading →

The Benefits of Consistently Exposing Children To Music

Can you go back to a time where music had a positive effect on you? How did it make you feel? Where did your mind go? How did you carry it with you everyday?   For me:  In college the art… Continue Reading →

How to Find Time for Yourself As a Homeschooler

  I’m in the 7 month of the first year of my homeschooling journey and I have a confession to make. It’s hard as heck. It’s hard as heck for reasons you would never think.   Homeschooling is a job… Continue Reading →

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