PracticalMindedness

Home Schooling Advice to Help You Educate with Confidence!

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January 26, 2016

Fostering Teens

This is an area that is very special to me, and I feel this young lady’s emotion about the matter. Check out the video:

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January 26, 2016

Animated Film making at Light House studio

While a homeschooled senior David learned to produce animated film at the Lighthouse studio in Charlottesville,VA. This film required David to sketch hundreds of  drawings before assembling the story strip....

January 17, 2016

Life Lessons

1. Cultivate a spirit of humility – As a family turn your own thoughts away from self,  direct them towards others, Just every once in awhile. Teach your children to put...

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November 18, 2015

Jesus is Lord!

“The New Testament writers speak as if Christ’s achievement in rising from the dead was the first event of its kind in the whole history of the universe. He is...

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November 12, 2015

Mothering all Boys

I think sometimes that I am weird or somehow overwhelmingly emotional. I stew over things that a lot of my mom friends push to the side, or at least that’s...

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September 27, 2015

Civil War History

Received this video from a friend, thought it very educational!

September 15, 2015

Math Motivation

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June 2, 2015

Reading Readiness

When my kids were younger and we had just started to home school, I was tasked with the bulk of the academics. Yet, I didn’t really know how to go...

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May 12, 2015

Bird sounds

On the warmest mornings and in the cool of the day, sometimes we go outside to just listen.  In the still of the wind, birds call out to one another,...

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May 11, 2015

Mother’s day: A video from my son

This made me cry!  

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