What You Won’t Find at a Homeschool Convention

What You Won’t Find at a Homeschool Convention

It’s no secret that I love Great Homeschool Conventions. I’ve had the privilege of attending and partnering with them for years now and I am always impressed with how GHC cares about homeschool families, how they respond to needs and bring in speakers to...
Attending a Homeschool Convention for Your Differently-Wired Kiddo

Attending a Homeschool Convention for Your Differently-Wired Kiddo

Ah, homeschool convention season. The chance to peruse the newest curricula, hear your favorite speakers, spend time with like-minded parents, and buy too many books. A weekend at a Great Homeschool Convention always promises to excite and inspire homeschool families...
5 Things to Do on Your Next Nature Walk

5 Things to Do on Your Next Nature Walk

“Hey! I found a dead butterfly!” the sweet little one from my primary co-op class shouted excitedly and everyone ran over to see what he found. “And I found BONES!” another cried from the opposite direction in the meadow we were exploring...
RLL LIVE | Motivating Gifted Underachievers

RLL LIVE | Motivating Gifted Underachievers

Gifted kids are always high achievers, right? Sigh… I wish. Those bright and quirky kiddos can be some of the most challenging to motivate, so what do we as parents and educators do to help them get working up to their potential? On this video we chat about ways...
RLL 14: What if I Fall Behind | A Listener Question

RLL 14: What if I Fall Behind | A Listener Question

Connie worries that her kids will fall behind if they follow an unconventional homeschooling schedule. Her family finds themselves out of the house several days a week, and they’re all exhausted by the time they get home. Is it possible to make a three-day...
Learning Strategies for Reluctant Gifted Kiddos

Learning Strategies for Reluctant Gifted Kiddos

It’s Monday morning and the week is already going sideways. The oldest has told me that he absolutely cannot do the work that we’ve chosen (together) for him, and the next oldest is avoiding her math like the plague. The twice-exceptional struggling reader...