Books to Encourage, Inspire and Equip

Looking for books to encourage, inspire, and equip along the homeschool journey? Here are some of my favorites!   Called Home by Karen Debeus   Teaching from Rest by Sarah Mackenzie    A Charlotte Mason Companion by Karen Andreola   For the Children's Sake by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay   The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling by Debra … Continue reading Books to Encourage, Inspire and Equip

Logical & Systematic Phonics

Logical and systematic phonics—an excellent way to give students a solid foundation in spelling, writing, and reading. Spell to Write and Read by Wanda Sanseri and Logic of English by Denise Eide are curriculums that use logical and systematic phonics. In this post I will briefly explain the benefits of Spell to Write and Read, show the materials I use, and give … Continue reading Logical & Systematic Phonics

Festina Lente: Make Haste Slowly

Festina Lente: Make haste slowly . . . lasting progress comes through a steady pace over a long period of time. As my husband and I have added two little boys from Haiti to our growing homeschool family, I have come to more fully appreciate the Latin proverb that reminds one to "make haste slowly." A young tree requires the steady seasons year after … Continue reading Festina Lente: Make Haste Slowly