Ten ways to Homeschool during a Life transition

thumbnail-150x-150-detour-postMost of us have been through transitioning our lives from being single to marriage, to becoming parents. It’s an adjustment we take in wholeheartedly because of the people in our lives which we love.

Further down the road as homeschooling parents, we make changes in our lives to educate our children, whether it’s to earn extra income for curriculum, rearrange our schedules to teach lessons or gain patience in dealing with a day that did not go as planned.  What happens when a detour in your life comes up that can affect your homeschooling?

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Books on Clouds your Children will Love

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When we started using theme units in our homeschooling, it was a fun way of teaching our children on a variety of subjects.  We learned about seasons, weather, holidays,  places and modes of transportation as well as other areas the kids were interested in.

One thing we enjoyed from the very start was learning about science and how things work or how they are created. When we did a unit study on Clouds, we found a number of books the kids enjoyed.

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Stretching your Homeschool budget

thumbnail-150x150-piggiesAt a time when the cost of living has risen dramatically within the last decade, many families find themselves at odds when it comes to budgeting for homeschool. How can families stretch their dollars?  Here’s how our family did.

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Story Wands

thumbnail-150x150-story-wandsAlways an avid browser of educational catalogs, I get ideas on creating similar products with what we have on hand. I had seen several years ago a set of Story Wands by Lakeshore Learning. While we have purchased items in the past, I knew I could make our own.

 

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