Welcome to our Homeschooling Page!
We are pleased to provide resources for you to use in your own home, or if you’re just checking out what this homeschooling thing is all about.
Our family happens to use the Classical Conversations curriculum based in Classical education, but there are many more wonderful styles of schooling out there. Click on the image below for more information about the Classical Model of Education.
Practical Family is not affiliated in any way with Classical Conversations, we are just a family who loves their curriculum and creates helpful resources for other families. You can also visit CC’s official website here.
I will be adding to this page and writing blog posts as we go, but I would LOVE to hear from you about your homeschooling experience. Feel free to email me: firstname.lastname@example.org with any requests for topics or suggestions on our blog. This page is for you!
All the uncertainty of school this fall can fill parents with anxiety. Here are some encouragements to ease your stress!
A comprehensive list of the Who Was books to coincide with Cycle 3 of the Classical Conversations curriculum. Click our link to purchase books on Amazon!
When we train our kids to pack their own suitcase, we are teaching them practical wisdom that will serve them well in school!
You can prepare for crisis by planning ahead for what your family needs. Here are the top five things you can start today to be ready for anything!
You can help your kids experience astronomy, biology, and a host of other subjects with the help of parent experts. Join my video convo with Luke Gilkerson.
Using these three tricks to regulate a lot of the stress-causing activity and prevent Christmas season frazzle from invading your homeschool.
You may think you need an elaborate homeschool set up to be considered the best homeschool parent and mold your children into the smartest, most well-rounded students. You do not. Here are some tips to help you be a successful homeschool family without a homeschool room and in a small space.
The Medieval Period. The Middle Ages. The Dark Ages. This era is referred to in a few difference ways. It was basically the time directly following the fall of the Roman Empire and before the glorious Renaissance. If castles and knights and kings and princesses were...
Raising a true reader goes beyond deciphering words, it’s about the ability to comprehend and discuss literary themes. These two daily habits (plus ten literary themes) can help in raising a true reader.
From Transaction to Transformation: How We Can Redeem Childhood by Janet Newberry When I was a young girl, I loved watching the Olympics. I counted the years between summer and winter games like I counted the days to Christmas. The honed talent of the competitors...