homestead in any home
homestead

homestead in any home

The classic term “homesteading” had something to do with the government offering pioneers land for development. But here we are, with motivation to be as self-sufficient as possible, since our grocery stores reveal occasional lapses of items we’re accustomed to purchasing. So let’s get homesteading. But I don’t have any land, you say? Gotcha. I … Continue reading

choosing writing curriculum: what’s the point of writing
homeschool

choosing writing curriculum: what’s the point of writing

Are you an Unexpected Home Learner looking for a little encouragement or a little guidance? I’m here for you! If your goal is to thrive at home with your family, or at least survive at home with your family, I can help. Join the Unexpected Home Learners Coaching Program Continue reading

teaching kids spelling
homeschool

teaching kids spelling

How to teach your kiddo spelling? A new-to-homeschool mama asked me: “Do you have any advice on how to teach a child spelling? My daughter is a terrible speller. She loves to write stories, but I can’t even read them because the words are so badly spelled. I have tried All About Spelling, but the … Continue reading