Are you too tired, too busy, or too distracted to make time to read aloud? You spend all day as teacher, chef, housekeeper, peacemaker, chauffeur, you name it--- There are countless benefits to family read aloud sessions that go well beyond the educational, and these...
Get Ready to Thrive in Your Homeschool
4 simple steps to create your best year! 25+ years of homeschool experience compressed into 1 simple guide. Written by Paola Ciskanik
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Oct 27, 2021
This past year we had quite a few funerals, more than I can ever remember. I suppose in part it is due to my “getting on in years.” In part though, it was because some very dear ones died way too soon. I am especially missing some very dear, soul sisters in Christ,...
Jun 8, 2022
Experience, lots of it, has taught me time and time again that much of learning math skills and concepts in the early formative years is going to be learned through manipulatives, not workbooks. Granted, there may be children who already understand the connection...
May 31, 2022
Get Ready for this year's BIG SUMMER Homeschool Conference! It is happening virtually June 10th and 11th, that's next week!!! Woo-hoo!!! To get all the juicy details..... I put together a handy pdf guidebook which has all the details for the LIVE, pre-recorded talks,...
May 25, 2022
In today’s podcast, Paola sits down with Bonnie Landry, a Catholic Homeschooling Mother and host of the podcast: Make Joy Normal.
May 15, 2022
With the younger set, I really love to begin an introduction of history, and the concept of time, by simply telling stories. What kind of stories? I often began with the stories of my own family. My little ones and yours LOVE to hear the stories about "when mommy...
May 10, 2022
In today’s podcast, Paola sits down with founder of Heart Ridge Retreat Center, a place for families to find beauty that will draw them closer to God.