Parenting is a huge aspect of homeschooling. These parenting articles are useful to all parents, not just home educators. We have also welcomed guest articles by non-homeschoolers in this category. If you think you have something to offer, let us know.
Homeschooling For Your Baby
Posted in Parenting on November 28, 2018
Babies are amazing. They are far smarter than we give them credit for and take in much more information than we think. If we give them the right tools, we can set them up to be more equipped learners later in life. However, for most parents, this really shouldn't be a pressuring task. When we Read More »
5 Ways to Inspire Compassion for Other Cultures
Posted in Culture, Foreign Language, Humanities, Lifestyle, Parenting on November 28, 2018
For littles, simply looking at a map gives very little insight into how amazing and vast our world is. When we think about why it’s important for kids to grow up with multicultural immersion, one of the first things that pops to mind is compassion. We want them to learn that diversity is beautiful, and Read More »
What Schools (and Parents) Are Not Teaching Kids
Posted in Parenting on October 6, 2017
Today’s youth are a wonderful generation with kind hearts and big dreams, just like everyone that has gone before them. However, I feel that families and the education system are both failing to prepare them for the practicalities of life and robbing them of a sense of competence. I thought I had brought up our Read More »
Homeschoolers Poll: Do you give your kids a flu shot?
Posted in Lifestyle, Parenting on September 19, 2017
Its that time of year again! Discussions about vaccines, specifically the flue shot, are running rampant across Facebook, Twitter, and personal circles. So I thought I would gather up what I've found to be the most insightful comments from some Christian homeschooling mothers. For privacy purposes I'm not including profile photos or names and will Read More »
Learning to Mother
Posted in Homeschooling, Parenting on September 18, 2017
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 »