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!

When Money Is a Challenge

When Money Is a Challenge
If you are homeschooling and facing financial challenges, I have good news to share with you! But before we get to the punchline, let's take a moment to look at one of those extremely encouraging verses to ponder when you have extremely limited resources: "Better is a dry morsel with quietness, than a house full of feasting with strife." Proverbs 1...
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Grading and Testing

Grading and Testing
Is it necessary for you to test and grade your kids?Short AnswersTesting kids—It depends. At some point, kids need to learn HOW to take a test.Grading kids—It depends. High school students will need grades for a transcript.For a more nuanced answer, let's consider what homeschooling allows you to do—the approach that highly paid tutors can use as t...
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Skills for Homeschool Moms: Part 3

Skills for Homeschool Moms: Part 3
Third Skill—Becoming A Master-TeacherIn the past few blogs, we've looked at the way a wise and workable routine makes homeschooling easier and how creating a learning environment will invite children into deeper levels of learning.The third skill that will transform homeschooling from a dreaded or ho-hum experience into a much anticipated acti...
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Belinda Compton
Thank you for the encouragement! I am a homeschooling grandmother with a grandson who has learning challenges...FAS, APD and SPD. ... Read More
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Skills for Homeschool Moms: Part 2

Skills for Homeschool Moms: Part 2
A few weeks ago, I posted the first of 3 skills that will help you become more intentional in homeschooling—finding a workable routine. Today is the second post on this topic.Second Skill—Creating the Learning Environment Along with having a routine that gives you structure AND freedom , homeschooling improves as you learn the skill of creating a h...
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Skills for Homeschooling Moms

Skills for Homeschooling Moms
On Facebook, a homeschool mom asked me, "I am working on finding more clarity and intention behind homeschooling. . . Could you please share the three main skills you believe have helped you the most?"Such a great question!! And, honestly, a pretty weighty one, too.In discussing it with a veteran homeschooling friend, Nelly, some very practical con...
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