Dear New Homeschooling Parent

Dear New Homeschooling Parent

It’s been a long time since I was where you are. Even then, 20 years ago, I was the oldest of ten and had been homeschooled, so it had always been part of my life. But, you, you are a pioneer. You are here, about to embark on a wonderful journey. But now, you...
Teaching Three Digit Multiplication

Teaching Three Digit Multiplication

My daughter was in a great groove with math (something with which we have always struggled), and I was so excited until the day she started the chapter on multiplying three digits by three digits. It was just beyond her. She just could not keep everything straight and...
Five Things I’ve Learned About Homeschooling

Five Things I’ve Learned About Homeschooling

It’s so nice to be old. I hardly remember when I was a fresh homeschool mom, and I am so glad that’s behind me, now. My youngest children are so lucky. They don’t have to deal with a very stressed out, slightly obsessed with curriculum fairs and...
Implementing the Robinson Curriculum Step By Step

Implementing the Robinson Curriculum Step By Step

I have written previously about the curriculum we use for educating our children at home, known as the Robinson Curriculum. In response, I had a lot of people writing me wondering how I implemented the curriculum.  It is so different from other methods that it is...