How to Create Your Own Summer Reading Club {With Printables}

    Everybody agrees that summertime is a great time to encourage reading in our kids.  It keeps them busy, avoiding the cry of boredom that is the bane of every mother’s summertime existence.  It keeps them learning.  It enhances their reading skills so that they are not lacking come September. Last year, we joined […]

A Homeschool Day in the Life With a 15, 14, 9, 8, 5 & 2 Year Old

This year marks the 17th year that our family has homeschooled.  There have been as many different schedules and curriculums as there are years to count and I love to look back on our years and see how we have been led to make our home a place where kids can live and learn.  Nuturing […]

What Type of Learner are You?

Learning Style Graphic I don’t usually post on Saturdays but thought since we just did the big series on Homeschooling with Dyslexia and learned about learning styles, that you all might enjoy this learning style graphic.  Enjoy!   What type of learner are you?     From OnlineCollege.org Marianne Sunderland Buffer

Learning Styles and the Homeschool

Much has been written lately about different styles of learning {the way that an individual learns best} in an effort to improve learning experiences for kids and adults.  Honestly, I never gave it much thought until I began homeschooling my kids.  You see, I loved the traditional workbook/textbook method.  “Just tell mw how many […]

How to Teach Your Right-Brained Child

HOW TO TEACH YOUR RIGHT-BRAINED CHILD Do you have a child who daydreams, has difficulty following directions, sits halfway out of her seat, doodles on her schoolwork, has difficulty with decoding and phonics, is messy, or impulsive?  If so, he or she may be right-brain dominant.  Not all right-brain dominant kids exhibit all of these […]