Start here for Heart Focused Homeschooling

If you are looking for help with either starting homeschooling, or looking for ways to make your homeschool fit your family then this is a great place to start.  I believe homeschooling is an extension of our parenting role – an opportunity to teach and train the whole child: their spiritual, moral, emotional, social, intellectual and physical.

Discipleship Approach – A discipleship approach to homeschool creates a whole-life focus where we teach, train, guide and help our kids to grow in every aspect of their life.

Key Articles if you are Starting Homeschool:  Starting to homeschool can be an overwhelming time – here are key articles to help you on your way.

You need to have an Intentional Plan for your Homeschool: We need to have an intentional plan when we homeschool otherwise we won’t meet our intended goals.

 

A Homeschool Scope and Sequence for the Whole Child:  The scope and sequence tells you what you will cover and when in your homeschool. As a discipleship homeschool it needs to reflect the whole-life approach.

Working with a Discipleship Scope and Sequence: When we use a discipleship scope and sequence for our homeschool our planning lessons and studying will look different than at school.

Family Life Creates Learning Experiences: Everyday family life creates learning experiences that teach relationship skills, life skills, character and academic learning.

Choosing Curriculum for Discipleship Homeschool: Once you decide to homeschool you want to choose curriculum – but make sure it fits your whole goals to teach and train your children with a heart focus.

Yes you can Homeschool Highschool: Once you decide to homeschool you want to choose curriculum – but make sure it fits your whole goals to teach and train your children with a heart focus.

3 Must Haves for Homeschool (and it’s not what you might think): What you really need to homeschool is very different from what you might think.

Most Recent Homeschool Posts

Be a Heart Focused Homeschool

Be a Heart Focused Homeschool

Homeschooling at its best is an extension of parenting.  I have never put on a teacher's hat, and Peter has not put on a Principal's hat.  We are both parents teaching and training our children - teaching and training the whole child. Typically educating a child means...

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How to Switch to a Discipleship Based Homeschool

How to Switch to a Discipleship Based Homeschool

How do you switch to a discipleship homeschool way of life? Theresa, mother of ten asked me such a question – here is her letter and my reply. Theresa has given permission for this to be shared in the hope that other families will be encouraged too. Question from...

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