New Series! 5 Days of Homeschool Routines

5 Days Homeschool Routine Series ThouShallNotWhine.com Homeschooling | Routines | Large Family

All next week (April 23rd through the 28th) I will be joining my Crew mates in a 5-Day Blog Hop. Each day I’ll be publishing a new post about Homeschool Routines. My five topics are: Day 1 – Gentle Homeschool Morning Routine Day 2 –

Reading Aloud During Busy Seasons

Reading Aloud During Busy Seasons

Reading aloud is my absolute favorite part of our school day. We all have dreams of sitting outside under a tree on a beautiful vintage blanket, with our children dressed, hair brushed, and smiling attentively as they hang on our every word. The scene from Alice in

Teaching Children to Write with WriteShop Primary

Teaching Children to Write with WriteShop Primary

Teaching children to write can be a daunting task, but WriteShop Primary makes the job a little less scary and a whole lot of fun. For the past few weeks, my first graders and I have been using WriteShop Primary A three days a week.

How To Explore Special Interests In Your Homeschool

How to explore special interests in your homeschool

In our seven years of homeschooling, there have been many times that we went down rabbit trails to explore special interests. Sometimes it was as easy as a trip to the library. Other times it really took some digging and research. Having done it a