Home Schooling

Information regarding homeschooling, educational products and apps, as well as lesson plans


Day 10 Method: I Words

Day 10 Method: I Words


Posted By on Oct 10, 2015

    Now that I’m homeschooling, I’m always looking for good teaching tools. Since my girls are currently 3 & 5 years of age, I still get good use out of ABCMouse.com. I also use supplemental materials such as books for Math, Language Arts, Science, Geography and even Social Skills. I still utilize teaching apps. And from time to time I look online for activity pages the girls can draw on or color as they are...

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  I’m an avid reader and researcher.  I’m also a homeschooling Mom.  So when it comes to finding books that assist me in teaching my young children, I am extremely diligent in the due process of research.  A concern on some homeschooling parents, especially those new at the task, is making sure their child learns fundamental social skills.  Really, any parent will benefit from guaranteeing their...

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50 Songs To ACTIVEate Your Kids

50 Songs To ACTIVEate Your Kids


Posted By on Sep 5, 2015

    My oldest daughter just started Kindergarten. In preparation, we attended an annual program held at the kid’s museum in our area. Even though I’ve chosen to homeschool my daughter, I still wanted her to participate in the program for the day.     The staff encouraged the kids to get their own library card.  They attended a morning circle group. They participated in PE class. They rode a school...

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Top 10 STEM Toys & Games

Top 10 STEM Toys & Games


Posted By on Aug 22, 2015

    You’ve probably heard the acronym STEM before.  Have you wondered what it means?   STEM represents Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  There is a renewed interest in focusing on these core subjects in educational settings.  There are schools dedicated to advancing students in STEM. And the aim is to teach students how these subjects relate not only to each other but most especially how...

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  For those of you who’ve followed my articles for a while now, you know that I love to write.  I especially like to write about both healthy lifestyle methods, and natural parenting methods.  I aim to provide well researched tips and recommendations for health, home, parenting, and schooling. So when I got the opportunity to expand my readership by becoming a contributing writer for Our Small Hours, I was excited! My first...

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  I’m passionate about finding quality products for my family, my health, and my home.  I put a great deal of thought and research into everything I purchase.  I want you to benefit from my toil.   Over the last 6 months, I’ve highlighted 5 Favorite Finds each month; these are finds or products that I love, and readily recommend to my family and friends.   So as we bid adieu to 2014, I’m...

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