Art Museums as a Perfect Educational Destination

Art Museums as a Perfect Educational Destination

Maybe you’ve resisted taking your children to art museums for any number of reasons.  Perhaps you think that they'd be bored.  Maybe they'd be too loud.  Maybe they'd want to stay for ten minutes and then leave.  I resisted taking my kids to an art museum for so long.  However, after taking my children to an art museum, I would urge … {Read More}

Understanding How to Spell with Word Study | RealLifeAtHome.com

Understanding How to Spell with Word Study

Understanding how to spell is vitally important, especially for our young readers and writers. Taking the time to study spelling words provides an amazing support for learning to read. But often times, spelling is taught as a list of rules to learn (with a long list of exceptions) or as haphazard words to memorize. Instead of … {Read More}

Easy Kid-Friendly Christmas Card Craft | RealLifeAtHome.com

Easy, Kid-Friendly Christmas Card Craft

I remember when I used to make sure to send out Christmas cards every year, right as December was beginning.  Then, they got later and later.  Last year, cards didn't even get sent out.  There are … {Read More}

When can you rest assured you're doing enough in your homeschool? What benchmarks do you use? - www.RealLifeatHome.com

Am I Doing Enough in My Homeschool?

The following post is from Shannen of Middle Way Mom:Right behind socialization, stressing out and thinking "Am I doing enough in my homeschool?" may be the most common question a parent … {Read More}