Social Goals for Kindergarten (A Guide For Parents)

Children in kindergarten are developing self-awareness, social-awareness, social belonging and decision making. Children will continue to develop these skills throughout life, but the foundation is built in kindergarten.  These skills relate to how a child relates to themselves and how they relate to their peers.  Parents and teachers should look for students to grow in … Read more

How Do You Start Teaching a Child to Read?

How Do You Start Teaching a Child to Read

I am speaking from experience here, in talking about teaching kids how to read. I’m in the trenches right now. I have a 7 year old, a five year old, and an almost three year old. I have been through the initial learn to read process with my older children, and I am currently working … Read more

Pros and Cons of Homeschooling in High School

Pros and Cons of Homeschooling in High School

High school. Two little words that bring out nostalgia in some, yet regret over awkward adolescence for others. Let’s face it. High school is not easy for anyone. Still, it is a rite of passage. It marks a time when we (and now our children) slip from child to young adult. It’s a personal age … Read more

Homeschooling: You-Can-Do-This FAQs

Homeschooling

Thinking about homeschooling? We’ve answered 30 of the most common burning questions parents are asking about homeschooling. Can I teach my own children at home without any official teaching experience? Homeschooling can be very intimidating at first, especially if you are a parent who was not homeschooled yourself. You likely attended K-12 at a regular … Read more