To homeschool or not to homeschool is such a difficult decision for many of us. It was for me. Yet, I am assuming that if you have clicked on this link, you have either chosen to homeschool your children, are wavering back & forth, and/or are wondering if homeschooling could work for your family (all places I have been)… or you just like to read about my family! :) Please read about why we homeschool, but also know that God will lead you to do what is best for your family!! Also, remember that in the end, reading and writing and arithmetic will all pass away, but God will remain!!
No matter where you are in your own homeschooling journey, I would love to pray for you and/or answer any questions that you might have. I know it is a HUGE step of faith- not something to be taken lightly. So, if I can help in any way – please let me know!
Here are some links that might help a bit:
*Why We Homeschool– Tells our story of how God led us to homeschool our children, and explains reasons that we continue to homeschool (there are so many more I could share, but this list will do for now)!
*Curriculum Search– This tells of the hours spent searching for the “perfect” curriculum, as well as how we found “Heart of Dakota”!
*Our 2010-2011 Curriculum– This goes into detail about the books/materials that we used throughout the year!
*Our 2011-2012 First Grade Curriculum– Provides details about all we used for first grade with our oldest (they were 6/7)!
*Our 2011-2012 Kindergarten Curriculum– Provides details about all we used for Kindergarten with Kayla (she was 5)!
*Our 2012/2013 Second Grade Curriculum– Provides lots of details about all we used for Second Grade for our twins who when they were 7- going on 8 years-old.
*Our 2012/2013 First Grade Curriculum– Provides lots of details about all we used for First Grade for our then 6-year old little girl.
*Our 2013/2014 Curriculum – for Kindergarten, 2nd Grade, and 3rd Grade
*Our 2014/2015 Curriculum – for Preschool, 1st Grade, 3rd Grade, and 4th Grade
*Our 2015/2016 Curriculum – COMING SOON!! – for Preschool, Kindergarten, 2nd Grade, 4th Grade, & 5th Grade
*Our Schedule– This link will take you to a list of posts where you can take a peek at our days and how we (try to) get everything done! :)
*Preschool Fun– These posts show glimpses of all the fun we had using “Little Hands to Heaven” a couple years ago, as well as other fun things we have done and are doing with preschoolers!
*Around the House Homeschooling– gives a glimpse at “where” we do our homeschool… just about everywhere, & *Homeschool- Getting Ready– shows how our homeschool is organized! (I’m hoping to update this before the beginning of this year.)
*Answering Your Homeschooling with “Heart of Dakota” Questions– If you have a question- look here! This answers many, many of the questions I get asked most frequently- mostly about “Heart of Dakota”, but there are some other fun snippets in there as well! Here you will find answers to questions about supplies, extra things we’ve added, what we use for the 3R’s & for “extras”, length, likes, dislikes, making copies… as well as gives links to worksheets & supply lists we made! Most of these questions pertain to the youngest HOD guides.
*What to do With the Little Ones While Homeschooling– Some of my favorite ways to homeschool while toddlers, babies and/or preschoolers are in the house. Oh, I miss those days!
I hope this helps a little!! Keep praying, and enjoy your homeschooling journey! I would be happy to pray for you and/or answer any questions you may have. Simply leave me a comment, or send me an e-mail at ourfamilyforhisglory @ gmail.com!