The Unhurried Homeschooler: A Simple, Mercifully Short Book on Homeschooling


CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - If you have ever felt this way, you’re not alone! most of us need to be reminded of the “why” of homeschooling from time to time—but "The Unhurried Homeschooler" takes parents a step further and lifts the unnecessary burdens that many parents place on themselves. This book will lighten your load while helping you learn how to raise life long learners and ENJOY the homeschool years with your kids.

Drawing on twenty years of homeschooling her eight children, Durenda Wilson gently reminds parents about the things that really matter, as she offers a clear portrait of what a life-giving home life can be during the homeschooling years. Reading "the unhurried Homeschooler" is like having coffee with a trusted friend.

The Unhurried Homeschooler: A Simple, Mercifully Short Book on Homeschooling - Homeschooling is a wonderful, worthwhile pursuit, but many homeschool parents struggle with feelings of burnout and frustration. You’ll be encouraged as you learn to do what God has put before you.

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Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler's Guide to Unshakable Peace


Classical Academic Press - Yet so many parents mainly mothers who have taken up this challenge find the enterprise often full of stress, worry, and anxiety. This new, and first print edition of sarah mackenzie's best-selling eBook version contains 35% new content! Those who have made the decision to homeschool their children have done so out of great love for their children and a desire to provide them an excellent education in the context of a warm, revised, enriching home.

In this practical, sarah mackenzie addresses these questions directly, faith-based, and inspirational book, appealing to her own study of restful learning scholé and her struggle to bring restful learning to her six children.

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Homeschool Adventures: Learning Through the Power of Field Trips Live, Learn, Work at Home


Independently published - In an effort to resolve this internal conflict, she began to research the effectiveness of field trips and the tweaks that could make the learning from them even greater. Homeschooling gives us the freedom to use the world as our classroom, this book gives you a logical plan for doing so. The second half of the book includes lists of places to go for your circumstance whether that is large families, just teens, children in special circumstances and many more.

Four years ago, melissa calapp, a homeschooling mom of 19 years found herself involved in a group with the most adventurous homeschooling moms she’d ever met. In this book, plan them, how to get the most out of them, Melissa explains the research behind using adventures as learning, and overcome excuses not to go.

Homeschool Adventures: Learning Through the Power of Field Trips Live, Learn, Work at Home - She found herself running after her children off on adventures but wondering if they should really be home with their books.

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The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning, and Life


TarcherPerigee - Publishers weekly bestseller · a joyful and accessible homeschool guide to making learning a part of everyday lifeParents who are deeply invested in their children's education can be hard on themselves and their kids. When exhausted parents are living the day-to-day grind, it can seem impossible to muster enough energy to make learning fun or interesting.

How do parents nurture a love of learning amid childhood chaos, julie bogart distills decades of experience--homeschooling her five now grown children, parental self-doubt, and state academic standards? In this book, developing curricula, and training homeschooling families around the world--to show parents how to make education an exciting, even enchanting, the flu, experience for their kids, whether they're in elementary or high school.

The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning, and Life - Bogart gently invites parents to model brave learning for their kids so they, joy, too, can approach life with curiosity, and the courage to take learning risks. Enchantment is about ease, not striving. If a child wants to pick up a new hobby or explore a subject area that the parent knows little about, it's easy to simply say "no" to end the discussion and the parental discomfort, while dousing their child's curious spark.

Bogart shows parents how to make room for surprise, and adventure in their family's routine, mystery, risk, so they can create an environment that naturally moves learning forward.

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Homeschool Bravely: How to Squash Doubt, Trust God, and Teach Your Child with Confidence


Moody Publishers - Did i make the right decision?" "could someone else do this better?" "am i robbing my kids of something by not sending them to ‘regular school’?" what if there’s a better way?Not a 3-step technique or a shiny, new curriculum, including how to: juggle school and parenting with toddlers at hometeach a struggling learnerplan with the end in mindaccept your own limitations without feeling guiltystay the course even in the face of criticism Reclaim your hope, but a change in perspective that transforms the way you plan, renew your purpose, and homeschool?Homeschool Bravely teaches you to see homeschooling as a calling, helps you overthrow the tyranny of impossible expectations, and guides you through the common bumps in the road, teach, and transform your homeschool.

Quiet the voices of "not good enough" and step courageously into guilt-free homeschoolingMany homeschool parents have a long-term relationship with self-doubt. Because the truth is: god will use every part of your homeschool, and failures, faults, even your fears, to weave good plans for your kids.

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Habits: The Mother's Secret to Success Charlotte Mason Topics Volume 1


CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - The content of habits: the mother’s secret to success was compiled and adapted by Deborah Taylor-Hough, author of A Twaddle-Free Education: An Introduction to Charlotte Mason’s Timeless Educational Ideas, long time homeschooling mother of three, and editor of the Charlotte Mason eMagazine. Her teachings on the topic of education required six large volumes to cover.

The teachings and philosophies of Charlotte Mason, are currently experiencing a revival, a British educator from the last century, especially among American private and home schools. Contents include: habit may supplant “nature” the formation of habit childhood and nursery Habits Habits of Mind and Morals The Habit of Attention The Habit of Obedience Habits of Truth and Temper … and more! Habits: The Mother’s Secret to Success is available in both paperback and Kindle ebook formats.

Habits: The Mother's Secret to Success Charlotte Mason Topics Volume 1 - This book makes it simple for homeschooling parents to find exactly what they need to learn about Charlotte Mason's thoughts on establishing good habits. Mason’s educational ideas were originally used by governesses in England to educate the children in their charge. Mason developed a lifetime love of learning in her students by actively engaging children firsthand with nature, art, science, literature, music, history, and avoiding dumbed-down materials — what she referred to as twaddle — as much as possible.

Eventually, schools based on her philosophies sprung up throughout England, and her original training school became a college to supply teachers for the Parents’ Union Schools throughout the world. A selection of charlotte Mason's writings on the topic of Habit Formation in children.

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The Read-Aloud Family: Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your Kids


Zondervan - As sarah mackenzie has found with her own six children, reading aloud long after kids are able to read to themselves can deepen relationships in a powerful way. Founder of the immensely popular Read-Aloud Revival podcast, Sarah knows first-hand how reading can change a child’s life. It also increases our kids’ academic success, inspires compassion, and fortifies them with the inner strength they need to face life’s challenges.

Connecting deeply with our kids can be difficult in our busy, technology-driven lives. From a toddler’s wonder to a teenager’s resistance, Sarah details practical strategies to make reading aloud a meaningful family ritual. Reading aloud not only has the power to change a family—it has the power to change the world.

The Read-Aloud Family: Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your Kids - Reading aloud offers us a chance to be fully present with our children. In the read-aloud family, she offers the inspiration and age-appropriate book lists you need to start a read-aloud movement in your own home.

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Unhurried Grace for a Mom's Heart: 31 Days in God's Word


CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - She deftly weaves her years of experience into this devotional to bring the wisdom and insight she would have loved when she was a younger mom. Unhurried grace for a mom's Heart is a daily devotion that's great for moms to read through alone or in small groups. Parenting, frustrations, homeschooling--all these things bring with them their share of disappointments, marriage, and trials, relationships, but God always has something good planned for us.

The blessings of life can sometimes feel a lot like burdens. It is imperative we slow down and listen for His still, small voice telling us what we should do and the way we should go. The daily readings are thoughtfully compiled to be deep and meaningful, while not requiring a lot of time because moms don't often have a lot of time!

Unhurried Grace for a Mom's Heart: 31 Days in God's Word - Designed to take you deeper than other devotionals, while not taking a lot of time, Durenda Wilson's new book invites moms into a meaningful study that will inspire and encourage. Each reading is concise, straightforward, and combined with a passage of Scripture and reflection prompts. Durenda understands the highs and lows of motherhood, as mom to eight and grandmother to four she's been homeschooling for over 22 years.

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Better Together: Strengthen Your Family, Simplify Your Homeschool, and Savor the Subjects that Matter Most


Spotted Dog Press - Now homeschool mom and former teacher Pam Barnhill breaks down the practice for every homeschooler. Inside you'll discover:why every family can benefit from Morning Time - no matter what homeschooling method they use. The secret to building relationships by delighting in learning together. Practical tips for a successful Morning Time.

Resources, book lists, and ideas. You will return to our selections again and again. Examples and interviews from moms showing how it looks in their homes. Better together is the indispensable guide to creating a time in your day to focus on the things that matter most in your homeschool. This title is now in stock at: homeschoolbettertogether.

Better Together: Strengthen Your Family, Simplify Your Homeschool, and Savor the Subjects that Matter Most - Com. Bring delight back to your homeschool. Have you fallen into a routine of checking boxes? Do you wonder why you don't have time to focus on building your children's character and love of learning?That can change. Better together teaches you how to design a part of your homeschool day where the entire family can learn together.

. This time, known as "morning time, ” has exploded in popularity since its inclusion in Sarah Mackenzie's bestseller Teaching From Rest.

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The Outdoor Life of Children: The Importance of Nature Study and Outside Activities Charlotte Mason Topics Volume 2


CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - Contents include: knowledge through senses out-of-door geography flowers and trees ‘living creatures’ field-lore and naturalists’ Books Walks in Bad Weather Teaching Natural Philosophy … and more! From the Foreword: “Nature Study is the backbone of introductory natural sciences in Charlotte Mason style homes and school, but Mason also felt it was beneficial for children to spend a great deal of time out-of-doors for their physical, emotional, and spiritual health.

Basically, go outside with your kids as often as you can. These excursions were nature walks, not nature talks. Take a daily walk for fun and fresh air. Mason’s educational ideas were originally used by governesses in England to educate the children in their charge. I want to encourage those of you who don’t have your own fields and forests, there are other readily available opportunities for outdoor play and learning activities.

The Outdoor Life of Children: The Importance of Nature Study and Outside Activities Charlotte Mason Topics Volume 2 - . Eventually, schools based on her philosophies sprung up throughout England, and her original training school became a college to supply teachers for the Parents’ Union Schools throughout the world. In spite of often rainy, inclement weather, Charlotte Mason insisted on going out once-a-week for an official Nature Walk, allowing the children to experience and observe the natural environment firsthand.

The content of the outdoor life of children was compiled and adapted by Deborah Taylor-Hough, long time homeschooling mother of three, author of A Twaddle-Free Education: An Introduction to Charlotte Mason’s Timeless Educational Ideas, and editor of the Charlotte Mason eMagazine. Now all of charlotte mason’s writings on Nature Study and the outdoors from the original six-volume set are located in this one, easy-to-use volume.

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Plan Your Year: Homeschool Planning for Purpose and Peace


Spotted Dog Press - You have never seen a school schedule like this before! Why lesson plan grids are the first step to homeschool plan failure. Do your lesson plans end up being a mishmash of crossed-off dates, arrows, and erasures? You need a new way to look at homeschool planning. Complete the list and have a flexible and fabulous plan for your homeschool year ready to go in just days.

Practical ways to conquer the homeschool mom s biggest enemy: decision fatigue. Learn what to use instead or how to adapt your premade curriculum grids for success with one simple step. Three vital steps you can take before pulling out your credit card to buy curriculum, thereby avoiding buyer s remorse. Homeschool planning is about more than wishful thinking.

Get the direction you need without the guilt. Plan your year is a practical approach to homeschool planning that breaks free of grids and unrealistic expectations, you!, focusing instead on the needs of the students, the teacher yes, and the busy life you lead. How to eliminate overwhelm and guilt with simple scheduling hacks.

Plan Your Year: Homeschool Planning for Purpose and Peace - Ideas from across the homeschool community because one-size planning doesn't fit all--a variety of options for each planning step are included! Choose the options that fit your personality and style best. Do you worry that you won't cover the subjects that your children need? Or maybe you create elaborate plans but never seem to be able to follow through with them.

Plan your year is the homeschool planning guide you have been waiting for.

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