Free resources for homeschooling. Plus, homeschooling on the homestead has been going very well. Come on over and see how it is making mom and kids happier to be homeschooling. Have you been thinking about homeschooling?
Our young kids love being by our side doing whatever we are doing. They love to help and take great pride in contributing to the homestead. However, in all of our busyness, it’s easy to push them aside and tell them to “go play” because their “help” slows us down. We need to stop and […]
Since we moved to our homestead with four kids in tow, I’ve said some pretty crazy things. Shoot! I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried!
When we don’t rescue our kids at the slightest hint of difficulty, we give the the gift of character traits that will benefit them throughout their lives–independence, confidence, perseverance, and problem solving skills. They learn that failure isn’t final or even a bad thing, but simply an opportunity to try a different approach.
Moving from a typical suburban life to homesteading is a huge lifestyle change. When we moved our family from our nice neighborhood in town to our small home on 30 acres, I worried about how they would adjust. Would they miss the neighborhood kids, karate, and their own rooms? But, our first morning at the […]
There is a lot of work to be done on a homestead and we like to involve our entire family as much as we possibly can. The types of activities widely range from taking care of animals, loading firewood, butchering animals, gardening, collecting eggs, house chores, to cooking and handy crafts. All of these skills […]