Diana's Homeschool Blog

Welcome to my homeschool blog, which offers insights into loving learning, loving your family, loving history, loving homeschooling, and enjoying your life! With your cup of coffee in hand, take a break to laugh with me, to have your heart refreshed, to be reminded of how cool your kids really are, and to consider the amazing adventure of being a homeschool mom. AND, if you are interested in the History Revealed curriculum, be sure to check out my Teaching Tips!

The Secret to Learning

The Secret to Learning
Here's a question: Do you feel like you're responsible for teaching your children EVERYTHING THEY NEED TO KNOW?If you think the answer is, "Yes," then, break out the books on everything from abacus to zoology, because you have just taken on the Mt. Everest of homeschooling. And, inform your children that they will not graduate until they are 58 yea...
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Turning Facts Into Meaning

Turning Facts Into Meaning
How do we turn the academic "facts" into something our children can actually understand? What makes those facts become something usable, practical, memorable? When we discover the difference between teaching "facts" and giving our children meaningful interaction with knowledge, their curiosity—and our homeschooling—will flourish!But how do we do it...
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When they HATE school

When they HATE school
We all know that teaching kids who hate school is incredibly difficult! And, to successfully tackle the problem, try breaking it down into bite-sized pieces: how to teach reading to kids who hate it;how to teach math to kids who hate it; how to teach history to kids who hate it; how to teach P.E. to kids who hate it, etc.To...
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Awkward Kids, AMAZING Adults!

Do your kids drive you crazy? Are they always saying the wrong thing, doing the wrong thing, acting in ways that are so. . .childish??? Here's a perspective that will dramatically change the way you view—and enjoy— them!

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Can a curriculum do this?

Can a curriculum encourage relationships and engage students? IF it is designed to bring the family together and IF it works with different kinds of learners, then the answer is YES!! Let me explain. . .

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