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Learning to Mother

Posted in Homeschooling, Parenting on September 18, 2017

A mother kissing her daughter's cheek

I believe homeschooling is an ideal environment for children to learn mothering. My mother had six siblings. My dad had four. They grew up in culturally disparate neighborhoods in Toronto during the war, one Italian, the other Irish. They played mostly with their cousins who resided on the same street. My nonna lived on the Read More »

9 Biggest Mistakes When Teaching Your Child to Read

Posted in Teaching on September 17, 2017

Mistakes you make when teaching your child to read

Most homeschool parents are familiar with some common methods used to teach reading to their child. What you may not know is that there are also some big mistakes that you can make that will hinder your child’s progress and frustrate them making learning to read stressful and difficult. Here are some of the biggest Read More »

The Advantages of Multigenerational Homes 

Posted in Homeschooling on September 16, 2017

Old photo of a multigenerational household

There is a funny new sandwich in town – the filling’s a generation which has to care for both its children and its parents – the ‘sandwich generation!’ When such a situation arises, many ‘carers’ prefer to have all generations under one roof as it makes it easy for them to care for both their Read More »

Happy National Online Learning Day

Posted in Homeschooling on September 15, 2017

Today, September 15th, is National Online Learning day. HomeschoolBase.com is proud to be an official sponsor.   What is National Online Learning Day? The best way to learn more about the history of National Online Learning Day is by reading their PDF infograph about the evolution of online learning. Happy #OnlineLearningDay! Celebrate by sharing your Read More »

Forest Kindergarten: Teaching the art of being still

Posted in Homeschooling, Kindergarten, Teaching on September 15, 2017

The forest experience for kindergartners

Have you experienced forest kindergarten with your child? It is a fun and educational way to move your classroom outdoors! Allow me to take you into my world of teaching forest kindergarten. As a mother of three, my oldest being a five-year-old, I am always looking for creative ways to help them explore their world, Read More »

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