In our 17 years of homeschooling, we have gathered some favorites. Tried and true homeschool favorites we use always! I’m sharing those with you today. Not only that, but I am celebrating 10 years of blogging here at Hodgepodge. And because it is a Hodgepodge, my family and I are also hosting BIG giveaways at our three sister websites as well. I’ll share more about
In all my years of homeschooling with Tapestry of Grace, it seems moms can be so serious about learning how to ‘do’ Tapestry. I know I can get caught up in being all serious. But can we set the ‘how to’ aside and focus on the fun? I promise that through the fun you truly will get stuff done. Ready to have fun homeschooling? I
We have been going full force over here before the upcoming blessed holidays. That’s because we have a goal. See, at Thanksgiving we share some of our best work with grandparents. They are a captive audience, bless them. I wrote about our Thanksgiving Homeschool Celebration at Heart of the Matter a several years ago. And I am so glad we’ve maintained this helpful habit. Because
Have we continued to find Tapestry of Grace a good fit for our homeschool? A whole-hearted yes! We really like to stick with what works. I’ve always said that I face a daily dose of chaos homeschooling five children. Tapestry of Grace puts us all on the same learning road. That is very important in a household with multiple ages. That is very important for
A reader had a question on homeschooling preschool. Kayla said that I could share her question with you. I thought it might help some of you making homeschool decisions. Question: Hello! My name is Kayla and I’m a homeschooling mom to three (so far). I really love the Rod and Staff (R & S) curriculum. I feel it’s easy to navigate and my daughter loves
Today I share with you how we teach homeschool. How do you teach language arts? Tapestry of Grace? These are questions I get especially at this time of year. I have answered these questions before here at Hodgepodge. Also, our friends at iHomeschool Network (ihsnet) have a wonderful resource, How We Teach, available for homeschoolers. And, this week, ihsnet is hosting a fun Instagram challenge
~Don’t miss the giveaway at the end!~ I’ve shared before about the books that have shaped my heart for homeschooling. Oh how I wish I’d had Marcia Somerville’s Love the Journey- Homeschooling: Principles to Practices when I started my journey. But I am very thankful I’ve had it at the top of my stack of books on my coffee table these first weeks of summer!