Ruthann Gonzalez, Author at Homeschool Base

About Ruthann Gonzalez

Ruthann is a freelance writer, homeschooling, home birthing, homesteading, midwife, wife and mother to five amazing children. She writes from the beautiful southern Nevada desert where she enjoys the sunshine with her family.

The Best Pregnancy Books (And Why Each Is A Must-Read)

Posted in Lifestyle on October 20, 2017

A hot drink and a Pregnancy book

Congratulations! If you are reading this article, it might be safe to assume that either you or someone you love is expecting a baby. There are so many books on the market it can be hard to know where to begin! When it comes to pregnancy, as with most things, knowledge is power. So make Read More »

Nature Study in the Desert

Posted in Homeschooling on July 27, 2017

What nature looks like in the desert

If you are a homeschooling family, you have likely heard of nature study. It is easy to imagine how one might have a vibrant nature study in a forest, near the ocean or in lush green environments. What about the desert? Is it really possible to do nature study in the desert? What Do You Read More »

Homestead Unschooling

Posted in Unschooling on July 24, 2017

This is what homestead unschooling looks like first hand

It is a hot summer morning, children can be heard running, digging, and climbing trees. Horses are trying to stay cool, dogs run in the sprinkler alongside a toddler in her princess underpants, goats climb and get into trouble. There are no backpacks in sight, no lunch bags, no uniforms. This is a day in Read More »