Homeschooling with ADHD? Yes, You Can!

Homeschooling is a great fit for many families, but can it work for you if you have ADHD? Absolutely! I know multiple moms with ADHD who have homeschooled their children successfully for many years. However, ADHD brings a unique set of challenges. In this article, we’ll address three limiting beliefs that might be holding you … Continue reading Homeschooling with ADHD? Yes, You Can!

The Key to Home Education

I’ve been homeschooling for quite a while. I started in 2006 with a four-year-old and a newborn. We didn’t do much, but we had time set aside every day to read some stories, play with playdough or paint or something similar, and do hands-on activities to master basic preschool skills. We had some serious fun … Continue reading The Key to Home Education

The Homeschool Meltdown

“What just happened?  School was going really well and suddenly my child is in a puddle on the floor.” If you have been homeschooling for a bit, you’ve probably experienced this drastic turnaround. Your child is frustrated; you are frustrated.  What can you do now? Find the Source of the Frustration Before reacting to an … Continue reading The Homeschool Meltdown

Learning Styles

All children take in information. It is how we grow in thought and ability. The manner in which each child RETAINS information, though, may be unique. Here, we discuss three basic learning styles that may help you connect with your children and help them experience a more gratifying education. Auditory Learner An auditory learner retains … Continue reading Learning Styles

Homeschool like a Lazy Genius, part 4

Kendra Adachi’s book The Lazy Genius Way and her Lazy Genius Podcast, on which she applies her Lazy Genius principles to all sorts of different decisions, scenarios, and topics, are brilliant.  You can learn more at her website: https://www.thelazygeniuscollective.com/. One issue that she rarely addresses is how to apply those principles to homeschooling. That’s because she was homeschooled … Continue reading Homeschool like a Lazy Genius, part 4

Homeschool like a Lazy Genius, part 3

Kendra Adachi’s book The Lazy Genius Way and her Lazy Genius Podcast, on which she applies her Lazy Genius principles to all sorts of different decisions, scenarios, and topics, are brilliant.  You can learn more at her website: https://www.thelazygeniuscollective.com/. One issue that she rarely addresses is how to apply those principles to homeschooling. That’s because she was homeschooled … Continue reading Homeschool like a Lazy Genius, part 3

Homeschool Like a Lazy Genius, part 2

Kendra Adachi’s book The Lazy Genius Way and her Lazy Genius Podcast, on which she applies her Lazy Genius principles to all sorts of different decisions, scenarios, and topics, are brilliant.  You can learn more at her website: https://www.thelazygeniuscollective.com/ One issue that she rarely addresses is how to apply those principles to homeschooling. That’s because … Continue reading Homeschool Like a Lazy Genius, part 2

Homeschool like a Lazy Genius (part 1)

Kendra Adachi has an enjoyable podcast called Lazy Genius. On the show, she applies principles from her book, The Lazy Genius Way, to various decisions, scenarios, and topics.  You can learn more at her website: https://www.thelazygeniuscollective.com/. Although she was homeschooled as a kid, she isn’t homeschooling her children right now, so she rarely applies these … Continue reading Homeschool like a Lazy Genius (part 1)

Philosophies and Methods

Jump to the Methods In the modern world, the realm of education and teaching methods spark controversy in many circles.  Teaching methods can cause rifts in parenting groups, bring control from government institutions, and even kill you!  Don’t believe us?  Take a look at Socrates, who was executed for “corrupting the youth” (teaching his students to … Continue reading Philosophies and Methods

Calming Homeschool Overwhelm

Homeschool is wonderful! There is nothing better than getting to teach your own children. Better yet, as a believer, you are able to teach your little ones about God and His world. Despite the wonders of homeschooling, many mothers become overwhelmed. This overwhelming feeling zaps the joy out of homeschooling and may make families second-guess … Continue reading Calming Homeschool Overwhelm