10 Tips to help your child read

Read with them- I personally do not do this as often as I should, and my children still enjoy reading. The ideal is to do it daily and my reality is that it doesn’t happen. I was one to think that it always had to be a bed time read...

Education is mandatory, school isn’t

Just as school isn’t for everyone, home education isn’t either. As a home educator, I hear parents say ‘I can’t do it’ and I reply home schooling is not for everyone. When they discover that I home school my children, I think some parents feel confronted and they go through...

I Have High Expectations – Yes, I Am That Mom

I know that I am a good mom, although some might even call me ‘helicopter mom’. These days, there are different types of parenting styles and most want to fit in the cool and trendy category. If you were already like that, then that’s fine. I just don’t to want...

Home School Uniform

To wear or not to wear, that is the question. My kids don’t have home school uniforms; they just wear their everyday clothes. When you see my kids, they look comfortable, dressed for the weather and ready to go. They don’t feel restricted and constrained. Where do I get their...