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!
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
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
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)
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
Life does not go as planned. My homeschool rarely went as planned. Life happens. This truth would often send me into a bit of a tailspin as I am a planner. I love lists of goals, short-term and long-term; I love filling in my calendar, and it pains me to mark through a plan that … Continue reading The Unexpected Blessing of a School Interrupted
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. ~ Nelson Mandela Read that statement again and let it marinate. We tend to think of education as reading, writing, and arithmetic, but education is much more than that. Education influences a child’s worldview, and the subjects taught solidify that worldview as … Continue reading Education Changes the World
At least, if He HAS called you to that, it is not the first thing He has called you to do. More importantly, He has called you to be His disciple-er to your child. I remember a conversation I was a part of many years ago in my parents’ home. A visitor was in the … Continue reading God Has Not Called You To Be a ‘Great Homeschooler’
Here’s what you need to get started homeschooling here! First of all, WELCOME! We are glad you’re here! We are Homeschool Oklahoma, and we are here to equip, encourage and inform you on your homeschool journey. We have worked to make our website as helpful and comprehensive as possible, and we invite you to browse … Continue reading So, You Are Moving to Oklahoma!
Grief is a tsunami. Sometimes you have a warning, and other times, it’s a shock. Either way, the typical landscape of your life is suddenly underwater and rearranged. Everything is messy, and recovery seems distant. After a near-drowning, a person vomits up the water she struggled in and then just lays there and breathes. At … Continue reading Homeschooling through Heartbreak