Start Here for Whole Life 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.
Homeschooling brought such fun and opportunity to our family – I’d love to share the journey with you.
Discipleship is passing on of values,
one generation to the next.
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.
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.
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.
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These days it seems as if many children have difficulties or differences, challenges or disabilities. Some of them are considered hidden (like in our Daniel) because the children seem to have a reasonable degree of functioning but some are very obvious. Even...read more
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One of the areas that have to change as our kids grow up into teenagers is in the area of play. This is a learning process I went on as our kids grew older - was play still a valid part of our lifestyle now the kids were teenagers? Play for teenagers? It is one of...read more
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Do you check and approve all the books your children read – before they read them? This is one of those parenting things that I read about people doing, I know it is a good idea but I simply can’t keep up. As a parent you get very excited when little Johnny starts to...read more