How My Homeschool Has Changed – Then & Now

Hopes And Dreams When you first start out homeschooling, your hopes are all just dreams. You want to do so much for your kids and you hope that where you want to go, is where you will actually end up. Then as the years tick on, and you pass each new milestone, you...

Homeschooling Multiple Children

Homeschooling Multiple Children Was Hard Work. This is a picture of the second year I was teaching all four at the same time. Back in those days homeschooling multiple kids went like this. I was trying to be patient. I was pretending that my stomach wasn’t churning...

Morning Time, Circle Time & Group Lessons

Morning Time Simply Put Last year I read Cindy Rollin’s book Mere Motherhood. I loved reading her story as she muddled through her journey working out her homeschool groove. She coined a phrase which has become a buzz word in homeschool circles these days –...

Chore Time – Teaching your kids to work

It’s Chore Time Kids! Empty toilet paper rolls and damp crumpled towels litter the bathroom floor.  Wincing with pain I pick another Lego block from my foot as I pass one of the four clothes covered bedrooms. I’m ready to escape but I can’t! People are...

Educating The Homeschool Mum

Educating the homeschool mum is one of the sustaining ideas of a Charlotte Mason education. She didn’t want children to just learn, she wanted those who educate to also be nourishing their own minds with good intellectual food. I was reminded today how...