Now that the school year is in full gear for most of us, we may begin to wonder if we can hold it all together until summer. These excellent posts will help.
3 Tips for Prioritizing Your Day
With so many demands on our time, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Heidi St. John offers up three ways to cut through the chaos and focus on what’s important.
The Aussie Pumpkin Patch’s school room is a wonder to behold. There are so many ideas for putting things in order here, you’ll turn to it again and again for inspiration.
Organizing Classical Conversations
More homeschoolers read Psychowith6 because of my review of Classical Conversations than any other post. And now wonder! It’s an amazing addition to any curriculum. Now Not Consumed shares these creative tips for keeping it all organized and part of the school day.
4 Simple Ways to Fit Science into Your Day
I don’t think there’s any activity I ran harder from when I was pregnant and homeschooling than science experiments. Raising Lifelong Learners gives us this great advice about making science a part of life rather than a time suck.
Free Reading Bookmarks
I’m going to be honest and say that keeping reading logs for the various freebies homeschoolers can get drives me crazy. The papers tend to get lost around here. Free Homeschool Deals to the rescue with bookmarks that serve as reading logs. Genius!
Homeschooling an Only Child
Are you homeschooling an only child? Know someone who is or is considering it? You won’t want to miss this encouraging article that not only says it can be done, but maybe it should be.
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Hello, Homeschool Homies. I pray this edition of What’s Hot in Homeschooling finds you well! I have some great articles and ideas for you this week. What I don’t have is a link-up. I think bloggers are better served by choosing well-established link-ups. The good news is that I read these link-ups and will find your great articles no matter what! Please contact me if you’re interested in pinning content to the What’s Hot in Homeschooling Board on Pinterest. Now on to the good stuff!
Help, My Kid’s Not on Grade Level
As the school year comes to a close, it’s easy to panic that your child isn’t done with the 2nd grade book. Or worse yet, he hasn’t even started it! Homeschool Heart and Mind has comfort for your crisis.
Try a Charter Homeschool
I really knew next to nothing about charter homeschools before reading Enchanted Homeschooling Mom’s article. If you need a change in your homeschool, check it out.
Defining Your Homeschool Mission
Speaking of needing a change, maybe you need to focus on your mission. I’ve read about mission statements before, but this article by Renee Gotcher at So You Call Yourself a Homeschooler shares the difference having one can make in your decisions. Homeschoolers can always use help making decisions!
Simplify Meal Planning with Kids
If you’re a subscriber to Psychowith6, you already know my philosophy on meal planning. (Don’t have the book? Click here). Having a once-and-for-all meal plan makes it much easier to include kids in meal preparation. Simply Living for Him takes it one step further to include kids in the shopping, too. I can’t wait to try it!
Hymn Study for Homeschoolers
My children have grown up with mostly contemporary Christian music. That’s why I love teaching them not just the hymns, but the stories behind them. Contented at Home offers freebies for teaching the hymns that you don’t want to miss!
5 Ways to Redeem Your Time
As you may know, I’m big into productivity. Every week I try a new method of managing my time and tasks better. I think you’ll appreciate this article from Under the Golden Apple Tree as I did.
If you’d like to share what’s hot in your homeschool, please comment below. God bless your week!