The Real Reason You Are Frustrated Homeschooling Your Dyslexic Child

The Real Reason You are Frustrated Homeschooling Your Dyslexic Child

No one ever said homeschooling would be easy. I accepted that challenge. Homeschooling is unpredictable. I embraced that thought. Yet, frustration came along and it was an unwelcome guest. Frustration leads to anger and anger leads to defeat. What is the real reason we get so frustrated teaching our dyslexic child? Find great resources for teaching your dyslexic child in the Special Needs Bundle at Build Your Bundle Homeschool Edition THIS WEEK for 92% OFF the regular price >> SHOP NOW! The Real Reason Homeschooling a Dyslexic Child is Frustrating Some days tears wash the dining room table and some days the dining room floor feels the pounding of victory laps. Homeschooling a dyslexic child is a journey but there … Read more

math review

Math Doesn’t Have to be a Struggle

The thought of math struggle conjures up images of a child in tears as he makes a futile effort to understand the equations before him. Certainly, math struggles can bring a student to tears. Yet, math struggles can bring a homeschool mom to tears. What is the solution to creating a positive view of math where the children can thrive and mom can relax? How A+ Interactive Math became My Solution Throughout my 15 years homeschooling 4 children (graduating one…yippy!) I have seen my share of math curriculum, math tears, and math victories. A decade and a half of life spent homeschooling taught me two things; 1. Children need consistency and a multi-sensory approach to learning.  2. Math doesn’t have … Read more

Good and the Beautiful History Curriculum

The Good and The Beautiful: History Curriculum Review

History has always served as the foundation for my homeschool. It began as purely selfish intentions as I am a self-proclaimed, unashamed history lover. History is mixed with language, writing, literature, and science in my home. From morning lessons to afternoons watching history documentaries, I created a few little history lovers of my own. Our home is sprinkled with interactive history books, historical fiction, and a son who keeps us up to date with the best historical documentaries on Netflix. So, it would only stand to reason that we want a serious history curriculum that emphasizes faith with a side of fun. Is that possible? I had many friends and some readers ask me about The Good and the Beautiful. … Read more

Love Scripture Cards Printables

Share God’s LOVE with this FREE Printable Scripture Toolkit

Do you need regular reminders about God’s love for you during your day? We all need to be reminded regularly of who we are in Christ. We also are called, as Christians, to share God’s love with those around us. Print the new LOVE Scripture pack to use for yourself or to gift to a friend. You will receive 4 beautiful pages in your download: 12 Scripture Cards 1 Scripture Wall 8×10 Wall Art Print 1 Journaling Page Hang the art print up in a visible location in your home or office to remind you of God’s love for you, or frame and give to a friend. Utilize the journaling page during your quiet time to help you recall prayer … Read more

Brainy Days Warm Ups: January Edition

Brainy Days Warm Ups: January Edition Calendar is HERE!

Do your kids love little quizzical books and games? They are going to LOVE our Brainy Days Warm Ups Calendar Series. With 5 questions per week for 4 weeks a month, you can begin your school day with these little brain exercises to get those neurons firing correctly before getting to the “hard stuff” of homeschooling. Is one quiz question not enough? Go back and download our previous Brainy Days Warm-Ups: September Edition October Edition Thanksgiving Edition Christmas Edition These FREE downloads are so much fun. Use them as a conversation starter around the breakfast table or an intriguing writing prompt to warm up those tired brains in the morning. Come back and let us know your favorite way to … Read more

Go on a Simple Machines Scavenger Hunt! Review with FREE PRINTABLE!

Go on a Simple Machines Scavenger Hunt

If you are looking for a STEM lesson that is both fun and engaging then look no further then simple machines. Kids will love to learn about all the variations of the 6 types of simple machines all around them. Don’t forget to add in Read-And-Find-Out Simple Machines as your read aloud while discovering a new way to look at the world around you.     A Simple Plan for a Simple Machines Lesson Eyes wide and a big smile, my daughter approached our dining room table, seeing knowing a fun day was ahead. How could school be anything less than brilliant fun with an array of K’nex, Legos, and books on building simple machines? Regardless of your lesson focus … Read more