TODAY MY DAUGHTER TOOK AN HERBAL CLASS

This pandemic has been a killer on my daughter’s social life! Yes, she’s only 7 but it’s been going on since she was 5 and the kid misses human connections. I’m so damn tired of hearing her talk about Roblox so when my friend, Diana brought up her friend’s herb class, I was excited to [...]

ONE OF THE BEST THINGS ABOUT HOMESCHOOLING

Picking books that interest you is one of the greatest things about homeschooling. Besides Charlotte’s Web, I can’t remember one required book that we read in school that interested me at all. Since I went to an all-white school, there were none that I identified with either. In my house, my daughter’s books are eclectic [...]

PUMPKIN CARVING PARTY

I’ve got good news homeschoolers: pumpkin carving is definitely a craft so it counts as art class. Pumpkin carving has become a tradition in our house. It all started when my daughter was little, she loved Spookley the Square Pumpkin! Giving it a name and a face is her favorite thing to do. I cut [...]

HOMESCHOOL BLESSING

Andrea, our homeschool advisor, just reminded me that if my daughter’s education was like everyone else’s, she would just be starting Kindergarten this month. With the Covid pandemic, I have been reassured and have confirmation I made the right choice for my child! I know I wouldn’t be comfortable with her starting school and expected [...]

LIL CHERIE IS HERE TO HELP YOU HOMESCHOOL YOUR KIDS

I see a lot of parents on social media worried about what they are going to do with their children now that school is out. Lil Cherie is here to help. As parents are becoming educators, if your goal is to help your child stay ahead of the curve, improve their reading comprehension and become bilingual [...]

HOMESCHOOL ART CLASS

The fact that some schools have taken art out of the curriculum is heartbreaking. Art is so important for children for so many different reasons. Just a few of the reasons are fine tuning motor skills, perseverance, creativity, problem-solving, confidence, visual learning, it’s fun, it teaches art appreciation and so much more. My daughter doesn’t [...]

GUEST BLOG: AN AUTISM JOURNEY – WHY I CHOSE TO HOMESCHOOL

My 13-year-old son, Johnny, was diagnosed with autism when he was 4-years -old. Johnny started Pre-K and attended the brick and mortar school until the second grade. By the second grade, I was done with both schools! They were doing the most {messed} up in school! My son was secluded from the kids in his [...]