For several years, our family has homeschooled with unit studies. It’s an easy way for us to cover the same basic material as a family and learn together no matter the age, taking the majority of the prep work our of teaching! It also has meant that for us we can compile multiple smaller topics […]
How to shift strong willed children from anger and defiance to success
Research shows safe planned home birth, how do we support moms to not fail?
I never wanted to give birth at home. “How foolish” I would think back in the summer of 2012. And looking back I can pinpoint that I really meant “how scary, unknown, and foreign.” The the reality is, that was just my culture and lack of understanding talking. Quite honestly, it was also I think […]
Want helpful, responsible children? Teach these 7 life skills before age 5
My children aren’t perfect, by any means. But I will say that in raising them I have tried to instill life skills before age 5 that reinforce responsibility, dependability, and helpfulness. Basically before they start kindergarten, every child I believe should be equipped with basic life skills. So many skills are fairly easy to teach […]