Advice for New Home Learners
family life / homeschool mama self-care / homeschooling / unexpected home learners

Advice for New Home Learners

We are not trying to create a school in our homes. Homes are not schools. Teresa Wiedrick Where are you at in your new home learning journey? Ready to send the kids on the big yellow school bus? Oh WAIT, there is no yellow school bus. I feel you. Whether you’ve chosen homeschooling, had a … Continue reading

Tips for New Home Learners
homeschool planning / homeschooling / interviews / New to Homeschool / unexpected home learners / what is an education

Tips for New Home Learners

You’ve sampled the homeschool world and now you’re looking to choose it for yourself. I’ll help you to turn this challenge into a mostly charmed reality. You’ve got this! Teresa Wiedrick, Homeschool Coach You might not have had two years to plan like I did. You might be feeling forced to choose between homeschooling and … Continue reading

education: an act of discovery
family life / high school / homeschool planning / homeschooling / self-directed learning

education: an act of discovery

One thing I’ve spent my last decade doing, unintentionally, is studying learning. When you’re trying to encourage learning, whether it be numerical literacy or scientific discovery, you quickly learn that everyone is learning differently, that each child doesn’t have the same interests, and that each child wasn’t placed on this earth for the same purposes, … Continue reading

Sourdough Baking
fresh from the homestead / homesteading

Sourdough Baking

Have you dabbled in breadmaking? Seems like I’ve seen a few more sourdough loaves in my Instagram feed these last couple months. A few years ago, I decided if I wanted to practice any homesteady skill, it was bread making. But the things that look the easiest, usually are the most difficult. (Pie crust making … Continue reading

what my homestead looks like in May 2020
gardening / home design / homesteading

what my homestead looks like in May 2020

I would have been in my garden anyway, with or without self-isolation, but I’m thankful for it even more now. I’ve got a reason to be outside: it is presently the most impactful self-care strategy I have in my physical world. The spa has nothing on the great outdoors. Mornings walking around my gardens with … Continue reading

For the Unexpected Home Learner
homeschooling / new home learner / unexpected home learners

For the Unexpected Home Learner

I see your confusion, I see your anticipation, I see your frustration, and I see your overwhelm as you bring your kids home. Teresa Wiedrick I feel for the unexpected home learning families that have joined the home learning experience. You didn’t get two years to plan like I did. You didn’t get to choose … Continue reading