Finding Other Homeschoolers

Finding Other Homeschoolers In Your Area: 8 Creative Ideas For Connecting

When you first start thinking about homeschooling you probably wonder if you’ll be the only one in your area. However, with the ever increasing number of homeschooling families, that is not likely. Finding other homeschoolers, however, may not always be easy. Here are some ideas for where to look. Finding Other Homeschoolers: Venturing out during …

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Creativity in Children

10 Tips to Develop and enhance Children’s Creativity

Creativity is about possibilities not probabilities. It’s about the process, not the product. A component of problem solving, creativity is a key factor in a successful life. As a parent, you can help set the stage for success using these tips to develop and enhance children’s creativity. Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links which …

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Help Kids Set Priorities and manage their time

10 ways to Help your Child Effectively Set Priorities and manage their time

Every parent wants their children to make good choices and have a happy, successful life. In order for this to happen, children must be able to prioritize and manage their time well. Unfortunately, this doesn’t come naturally for many children or parents. These skills must be developed and practiced on a regular basis. And, if …

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Homeschooling: The Socialization Factor

Homeschooling: What About the Socialization Factor?

One of the most often heard questions when considering homeschooling is, “Aren’t you worried about socialization?” I’m not sure if those questions are truly about socialization, or if they’re about socializing. There’s a big difference between the two. While this issue of socialization seems to be on the minds of people against homeschooling, those who …

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Helping A Struggling Reader

10 Strategies and Activities to Improve Working memory: ADHD and memory Challenges

Everyone can have a difficult time remembering things sometimes. However, if you see this happening with your children frequently, it could be a sign of low working memory which could be another sign of ADHD (though not necessarily). I recently learned (from a therapist and reading specialist), that there is a big correlation between ADHD …

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DIY Homeschool Room Ideas

10 Simple DIY Homeschool Room Ideas (for small spaces with ADHD Kids)

Homeschool environments come and go but learning is a constant. I truly believe learning can happen anywhere and having a dedicated homeschool room, while nice, doesn’t happen to work in our space (hey we live in a 730 sq ft apt in DC) or for my ADHD kid. He needs variety. And… he needs distraction …

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My Seven Year Old On Homeschooling

my Seven-Year-old on Homeschooling: And why your Child might want to homeschool Too

As my son and I got out our frying pan, ready for a fun game from our All About Reading lesson on our living room floor, I glanced over at his glowing face and casually asked, “Is this the kind of stuff you did in your kindergarten class?” His eyes widened as he shouted “Absolutely …

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What is ADHD?

What is ADHD And how does it affect your Amazing home learner?

Even though ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is becoming more commonplace and we know more about the disorder than we did even 15 years ago, there is still a lot to discover, process, and understand. While many more people can answer the question “what is ADHD?” on a very basic level, few have a deeper …

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