Author Archives: kara

We’re Ba-a-ack!

As you may have noticed, the Organic Homexchooling blog has taken a backseat in our life in recent years. In addition to the regular challenge of prioritizing how to use our time as we manage a house-full of children, in February 2013, our oldest son, Rich, was in a serious car accident with a prolonged  Read more »

A Review of The Donkey in the Living Room Book and Nativity Set by Sarah Raymond Cunningham

Finding resources to use with little ones that keep Christ central to our Christmas celebration is difficult. The new book by Sarah Raymond Cunningham titled The Donkey in the Living Room: A Tradition that Celebrates the True Meaning of Christmas will be a big help. The illustrations make the book appropriate for the preschool and  Read more »

Beginning Organic Homeschool Mid-year

The new Organic Homeschooling provides content for a full year. Because OH is seasonally appropriate, we break the curriculum into monthly sections. After all, it makes sense to study pumpkins in October and Pilgrims in November. Many homeschoolers make curriculum selections in April and May and begin a homeschool year mid-Agugst. Because this is the  Read more »

Looking for Organic Homeschooling? Look HERE

http://highlandsministriesonline.org/product/books/organic-homeschooling-year-1-curriculum/  Look at sample here: http://www.organichomeschooling.com/YearlyCurriculum/SampleYr1.pdf Organic Homeschooling is no longer a monthly subscription-based product, but a full-year curriculum. At first, we will offer Year 1 available for purchase. Three additional years will be coming soon as we complete them. The new plan offers weekly lesson plans. It is available as a PDF digital download, as it has  Read more »

Let’s Discuss: The Artful Parent chapter 9

One of our optional books for Mom’s reading this year is The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to Fill Your Family’s Life with Art & Creativity by Jean Van’t Hul. Read my review here. Over the next few months, let’s read and discuss this resource to see what we can learn from it and how we can apply it  Read more »

The New Organic Homeschooling

The New Organic Homeschooling

Announcing: Major changes coming to Organic Homeschooling! Beginning in August, we will no longer be a monthly subscription-based product, but a full-year curriculum. At first, we will offer Year 1 available for purchase. Three additional years will be coming soon as we complete them. The new plan offers weekly lesson plans. It is available as a PDF  Read more »

Curriculum Suggestions by Grade Level*

  Preschool– appropriate for children to begin at age 3–6 Pre-reading: My ABC Bible Verses: Hiding God’s Word in Little Hearts by Susan Hunt Christian Liberty Nature Reader K by Florence M. Lindstrom Pre-writing: Fine Motor Fun by Sherrill B. Flora Preschool Concepts: Use available preschool literature to teach foundational concepts such as colors, counting,  Read more »

Let’s Discuss: The Artful Parent chapter 12

One of our optional books for Mom’s reading this year is The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to Fill Your Family’s Life with Art & Creativity by Jean Van’t Hul. Read my review here. Over the next few months, let’s read and discuss this resource to see what we can learn from it and how we can apply it  Read more »

Let’s Discuss: The Artful Parent chapter 14

One of our optional books for Mom’s reading this year is The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to Fill Your Family’s Life with Art & Creativity by Jean Van’t Hul. Read my review here. Over the next few months, let’s read and discuss this resource to see what we can learn from it and how we can apply it  Read more »

Let’s Discuss: The Artful Parent chapter 7

One of our optional books for Mom’s reading this year is The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to Fill Your Family’s Life with Art & Creativity by Jean Van’t Hul. Read my review here. Over the next few months, let’s read and discuss this resource to see what we can learn from it and how we can apply it  Read more »