A common question in homeschooling circles is, “Can I homeschool my child with neurodiversity?” The answer? A resounding “YES!”
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What we learned in our LIVE with Heritage Mom Blog
In our LIVE, we chatted with Amber about how to bring this mindset into our homeschools and beyond, fostering an open dialogue with children and teaching them to appreciate humanity through books, explorations, and studies of history.
The Learn + Live Letter rhythm chart download
We talk a lot at L+L about the importance of finding your family’s homeschool rhythm. But what does that mean? Read on for more about the value of your rhythm, plus a free downloadable rhythm chart that can help you find yours.
Why we love homeschool unit studies
The Learn + Live Letter is a homeschool unit study program…but what exactly is a homeschool unit study? What are their benefits? And what type of homeschool family do unit studies work for best?
Why outsourcing some of our subjects is a must in our homeschool
Nine years ago, when we first started homeschooling, I was nervous to take on the challenge of helping my kids learn the subjects I’d struggled with in school. Was I really qualified to teach math when I’d barely passed high school geometry? I bought an all-in-one curriculum and paid extra close attention to the mathContinue reading “Why outsourcing some of our subjects is a must in our homeschool”
How to do Level 2 and 2+ phonics guide of the week
In addition to hands-on, play-based activities in each Level 2 unit, we will also be introducing a phonetic rule or a multi-letter phonogram to your child each week. (Note: We covered single-letter phonograms in Level 1. If your child doesn’t know these, we suggest using the Letter of the Week from Level 1 before moving onContinue reading “How to do Level 2 and 2+ phonics guide of the week”
Why historical truth is essential—and how to teach it in your homeschool
When we tell our children stories from around the world and throughout time, we are providing a foundation for how they see their place in the world and how they view the people around them. This comes with great responsibility because it will shape how your child sees the world―not just today but for decades to come.
A Q&A with Amber O’Neal Johnston on teaching historical truth
Teaching our children historical truths isn’t just an option—it’s crucial for raising informed and empathetic children. No one knows that better than Amber O’Neal Johnston. Amber is a veteran homeschool mom of four children, the popular blogger and homeschool consultant over at HeritageMom.com, and author of the new book A Place to Belong. Because of her vast experience and knowledge on this topic, we asked her to share with us her ideas on teaching the most accurate version of history.
Procrastination, perfectionism, and productivity + how they impact your homeschool
Can perfectionism actually be what’s holding back your homeschool productivity? Counselor and coach Celeste Coffman shares insights and tips for overcoming a tendency to procrastinate.
4 ways to make the most of homeschool field trips
If you’re catching up on field trips over the summer or planning to take more during the school year, here are four ways to make the most of your homeschool outings.