Guest post by: Dr. Maria Wheeler-Dubas It is always a pleasure to encounter others in the homeschool community in the Pittsburgh area. Recently, when reviewing some of the valuable workshops provided by Phipps Conservatory, I discovered that the educator of some of the classes was a former homeschool student herself! When Dr. Wheeler-Dubas agreed to share … Continue reading How to Engage Your Inquiry-Based Homeschool Student
The following blog post contains affiliate links which result in no additional costs to you, but may result in a small commission payment back to this site. The holidays are upon us! This week, with turkey filled bellies, many will head to department stores into the wee hours of the morning to lock in the … Continue reading Perfect Holiday Gifts for the Homeschool Family
The following blog post contains affiliate links which result in no additional costs to you, but may result in a small commission payment back to this site. Growing up in Pittsburgh, my sons have developed a fascination with bridges. Anyone who lives in the area can attest to the fact that you would be hard … Continue reading STEM Challenge: Bridge Building
"A man's home is his castle." Isn't that the old saying? I educate my three children from home. I also work from home. My home is where I spend the better portion of my life homeschooling my children, cultivating my business, and nurturing my household. I love my home. It is the epicenter of my … Continue reading Educate at Home. Work at Home. Lose your Mind at Home?
Being still relatively new to homeschooling, I find myself constantly referencing methods from experienced homeschooling families. As with any aspect of parenting, I want to do this “right.” Honestly, isn’t that what we all want? I mean, does anyone really jump into anything hoping they will screw it up? On a daily basis we are … Continue reading From Public School Student to Homeschooling Teacher: My Dirty Little Secret
As a parent, have you ever woken up and looked blankly at your reflection in the mirror and wondered, "What am I doing?" As a homeschooling parent, I feel like I ask myself this question possibly 9,352 times a day. I usually think it at least once during the first groan after, "let's finish your … Continue reading What am I doing?