How Many Hours Do You Homeschool?

How Many Hours Do You Homeschool? When I was a newbie I was always asking other homeschoolers, “How many hours do you homeschool?” I almost always got a vague response like, “We are always learning,” or “It changes from day to day.”...

Disadvantages of Homeschooling For Mum

Disadvantages of Homeschooling – I Am Missing Out! One of the big perceived disadvantages of homeschooling is that a mother has to give up too much to homeschool.  At times I do have twinges when I wonder if that is true. The other day I got a little jealous...

Wombat Stew Unit Study

Wombat Stew Literature Unit Study This Wombat Stew literature unit study is a good way to teach literacy, social studies, science & art. Wombat Stew Story Summary One day a dingo catches a wombat by the Billabong. The wombat’s friends want to save him so they help...

8 Charlotte Mason Schedule Tips

How To Make Your Charlotte Mason Schedule Work. For a long time preparing a workable Charlotte Mason schedule eluded me. I really wanted to keep things simple and those complicated block timetable, schedule cards and teacher planning tools stressed me out. I needed...

Math Online – Homeschooling Review

Homeschooling Math Online Review When I look for a homeschooling math online curriculum I’m looking for a few things: Is it easy for my child to use? Is it well laid-out? Will my child feel like they are successful in math? Does the resource explain things well? How...

Emergency Homeschooling Quick Start Ideas

Short Term Homeschooling Two weeks ago, I got my first emergency homeschooling enquiry because of Corona Virus. At the time I didn’t pay much attention – it seemed like it wasn’t something we needed to worry about in Australia. But then I got another Corona Virus...

My Nature Calendar Examples – For Kids

Doing A Nature Calendar With Your Kids Our nature journals are really nature calendar examples of events we did over the years. We did nature journaling regularly as a homeschool family and I can see the benefits. All of my children have become aware of their...