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Why Every Child Should be Exposed to Music

Posted in Homeschooling on October 15, 2018

Child Playing Guitar

It’s the universal language. Music is everywhere. You can’t really walk into any store without hearing a back track, movies use soundtracks to stimulate emotion for different scenes, and from cars to phones, the capability to play music is hard wired into all of our personal technology. We love it! Music has been around since Read More »

Do Kids Always Need to be Working Towards College?

Posted in Homeschooling on October 10, 2018

Looking ahead towards college

When I was attending public high school, a very large majority of kids in my graduating class touted their University plans. It was the norm, and still is, to go right out of high school to public or state University regardless of whether students even knew what they wanted to do with their lives. There Read More »

Technology: Friend or Foe of the Homeschooler?

Posted in Homeschooling on October 4, 2018

Children and Technology

It goes without saying that we live in a “smart” age. However, I keep hearing that technology shortens our attention span, is bad for our health, and distracts us from the goings on of daily life. Digitalresponsibility.org is an informational site that lists the ways that we need to be mindful when using technology. But, Read More »

Gameschooling: How Games Engage Our Kids

Posted in Homeschooling on September 15, 2018

When my husband and I made the decision to homeschool our children, we had one intention - to ensure our kids LOVED learning. School can be boring, and I didn’t want my kids to equate learning with boredom. I figured homeschooling would naturally be more entertaining because of the freedom, but work is work. Sometimes, Read More »

Ways to Incorporate Exercise into Your Homeschool Routine

Posted in Homeschooling on September 5, 2018

Ways Incorporate Exercise into Homeschool Routine

These days, it seems that the public education system has placed fitness and outside time on the back burner. Many institutionalized schools now require very minimal (or no) recess or active time as part of their curriculum. Older generations will look back and remember that exercise activity was just a normal part of life; kids Read More »