What Is the One Thing I Can Do To Improve Learning For My Kids?

In this video, we get into why we should always take a walk. When we take our bodies for a walk, our brains become primed for learning because the crucial area for learning is opened when our heart rate elevates above it’s resting rate. Because we are all so...

What To Do If Your Child Doesn’t Get It

http://traffic.libsyn.com/teachingyourchild/What_To_Do_If_Your_Child_Doesnt_Get_It.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Learn the essential skills necessary to get past difficulties in learning. In this episode, Nicole...

Am I Doing Enough?

My biggest fear is that I am not teach my children enough to get them ready for college. - Robyn  Let us help assuage your fears.  We were recently talking to a group of entrepreneurs who had been homeschooled for part of their childhood and were quite successful...

How Am I Supposed to Motivate the Unmotivated?

"My biggest challenge is motivation. Getting my kids motivated to do the assignments that they don't like or that they think is hard.  I appreciate any help I can get. We live in Wisconsin. I have 3 children. My oldest son is in 4th/5th grades. My daughter is in 3rd...

Look Where You Want To Go, Not At The Rock In Your Way.

In homeschooling we often will look at where others have gone and compare it to where we are currently going. This is like trying to bike on rocky arduous terrain while looking down at our wheels.  You will end up hitting every bump in the road. In biking you have to...

I Feel Like I Am Being Spread Too Thin

  "My biggest problem is teaching five different ages.  So hard!  I feel like I'm spread too thin!" -Ashley Thank you for getting back to us, we really appreciate it. Being spread too thin is definitely something to concern yourself with.  It is great that you...

Can A Seed Grow in Darkness? Yes, but should it?

The other day I was reading a mom’s response to a mom who was seeking advice on how to learn to teach her own children. “You do not need to be taught how to teach your own children.  It should come naturally” I was shocked by this mom’s superiorly demeaning response...

Am I Doing Any of This Right?

“36mth old who is reading on mid year kinder level, math skills mid kinder level, language skills 4 yr old, fine motor skills of a 3 yr old male who hates to color or write. Can you suggest a home school curriculum that will let me mix purchases of 3K-1st grade...

10 Amazing Spelling Rules That will Elevate Your Life

  Welcome back to our 4 part series on SPELLING!  In the previous 3 articles, we talked about how to teach spelling, by exposing myths and errors, giving you strategies to employ in your teaching to combat poor spelling.  One of the most helpful (&...

5 Ways to Encourage Better Spelling in the Classroom

Welcome back!  This is the third article in our Spelling series.  Today, we are discussing how to encourage better spelling in the classroom.  We are going to list 5 ways that we think get right to the heart of the problem enabling you to implement directly after...