Which Extracurriculars are Best for My Homeschooled Child?
Extracurricular activities are not only clubs or organizations that colleges look at to choose prospects for upcoming freshman classes but are often the most loved aspects of one’s educational journey. Traditional extracurricular activities include sports teams, drama club and student council, however the list of extracurricular activities accessible to today’s youth has grown exponentially in…
10 Tips to Get Kids Outside and Active
Summer is here and it’s a great time for families with children to spend time outdoors and together. The Episcopal Center for Children (ECC), a nonprofit organization providing mental health and special education services to children ages 5-14 in the greater Washington, DC area, offers tips to help families.
Handling Homeschooling When Mom is Sick
At some point, it will happen. You will get sick. It happens to all of us. When it happens we not only feel terrible due to the flu bug but because of the stress of managing school while we are sick. Homeschool moms have a hard time turning off the homeschool even during sick days. First of all, let’s just clear something up. You are allowed to have a sick day. Your kids need you healthy and ready for unpredictable days of math and field trips. It is ok and best to take the time to recover properly.
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PEANUT BUTTER PRINCIPLES – 47 Leadership Lessons Every Parent Should Teach Their Kids
In Peanut Butter Principles: 47 Leadership Lessons Every Parent Should Teach Their Kids, Eric Franklin has assembled a wealth of wisdom he learned from his parents, extended family and other influencers that has stuck with him — like peanut butter sticks to the roof of your mouth! 🙂 Franklin’s simple concepts can prove to have…
Your Marriage or Your Homeschool
Children take up a lot of time, thought, and even money. This is true without regard to whether you home educate or not. As parents, we say our children are worth all of the effort we put into them, but that doesn’t negate the fact that we often end up feeling drained and tired. If…