Recently, I got the toughest question that I have ever gotten. I have chewed on it since mid-January. Wonder what it is? Here it is: How do I know when I've failed at homeschooling? Heather Tough one, huh? I think that this is a great question. Actually, this is a question that makes me want … [Read more...] about How Do I Know When I’ve Failed at Homeschooling?
It is time for our “Mailbag” show! Talk about a great show! Join us today as I dig into your questions! If you have a question that you want answered, just zip me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will be sure to dig into your question too. We will have a blast! Don’t miss this … [Read more...] about Mom-to-Mom Radio Show Mailbag!
My son is 10 and a very reluctant writter. Otherwise we are doing well with homeschooling, although we can always improve. I am having a hard time deciding between purchasing the Everything You Need to Begin Notebooking E-book Set, the Charlotte Mason Virtual Seminar, the Notebooking: SURE to … [Read more...] about Very Reluctant Writer, What Would be Best?
Hi, Cindy! I've been listening to lots of your MP3's lately and I just need to say thank you! You are such an encouragement to this weary homeschooling mom. I've been homeschooling since the beginning (I have a 10 yo and a 6yo, both girls). I've been feeling such disappointment in our schooling … [Read more...] about Interested in the Charlotte Mason Approach
Hi, Cindy! I so appreciate your ministry . . . thanks for all you invest into us! Here’s my question — at least one of them ;) While on vacation, we stayed at a hotel that had an afternoon tea, and my kids LOVED it! :) So, I really want to start having “tea time” with my two littles (they are … [Read more...] about Tea Time with Children
Hey Cindy! I love when you talk about reading to your children. I know you have told us that it is ok to read smaller amounts, but we are not getting the full story when it is broken up so much. It is not because the kids cannot pay attention. It has been because I have a hard time reading for a … [Read more...] about Hard Time Reading for a Long Time…
Cindy, I have a question that I am really needing for you to answer. How much help from the mother is OK? I enjoy teaching my children. I don't want to cheat. I want for them to be able to learn on their own. It just seems like right now I am having to help so much. Am I doing something wrong? … [Read more...] about I Don’t Want to Cheat…
Hi Cindy, I have a quick question for you. I've begun having my children spend ~8-10 minutes (3-4 times/week) typing out Scripture chapters/long passages that they've memorized in the past. I'm considering including some good literature passages, as well. What's your opinion on this? Does their … [Read more...] about Copywork: Can You Type It or MUST You Write It By Hand???