Paradigm Shift

“Education is what people do to you. Learning is what you do for yourself.” Joi Ito Virtual Learning Schools and communities are doing the best they can right now to provide some sense of stability and normalcy for families and children during this uncertain and anxious time. But we all know, especially educational experts, that virtual learning is a far […]

Rule of Three

The Rule of Three has been a powerful writing principle and learning technique for thousands of years with impact in government, communication, math, science, literature, health and nearly all other aspects of culture and learning.  Some may be so bold to say that it is the key to power. A number of magical proportions! My kids love magic. This is […]

Core Values

Living a life of unending growth, learning, joy, connection, and love is my mission here at Conscious Homeschooling.  Finding meaning and purpose that is unique to each member of your family is my goal.  I want to take a moment now to share with you my core values. These core values identify what is important to my family and I. […]

Benefits of Homeschooling

Homeschooling families are on the rise in the United States and across the globe.  In the United States alone the number of homeschooled children more than doubled in just over 10 years.  Today, homeschooled children represent 3.4 percent of the population. Families are recognizing the many advantages from increased learning, flexibility, improved social-emotional health, and more.   Homeschooling has the same […]

Born Mathematicians

Naturally Support Your Budding Mathematician What comes to mind when you think of the word math?  Do you think of measuring, counting, time, or maybe paying the bills?  Most people tend to think of math as numbers, variables, or equations. In reality, math is so much more. It can be found everywhere in the world. I’m here to give you […]

Social Emotional Awareness

Modeling for children how to recognize, express, and regulate the full range of human emotions is key to their development.  Effective coping skills provide them with a strong social-emotional foundation. It leads to increased self confidence, strong sense of self, and overall health, well-being, and life satisfaction. We want to equip children with a set of tools to help them […]

Play With Language

Learning how to communicate is a very natural process. Babies are born with an innate ability to learn language as in the same way they learn how to walk.  As a species of animal that uses language to communicate, humans are biologically hard-wired for this just as we are hard-wired to learn and adapt to our environments.  Evidence of this […]

Ways to Reconnect With Your Child

We are home with our families 24/7, but are we really connecting to one another? Finding authentic ways to connect can be difficult in these current times of social distancing. Striving to ground yourself and find balance without your usual face-to-face support from friends, family, and the community is hard. It leaves us feeling exhausted, stressed, and anxious at times.  […]

Bring on the Giggles

Our children are our greatest teachers in life. They teach us to live in the present moment and enjoy life ‘as is’ forgetting about the past and not worrying about the future.  They teach us about our biological, innate need to wonder, discover, and experiment with our environment. They teach us to persist and persevere through some of the most […]

Finding Your Rhythm

Consistency and predictability give a sense of calm, security, and peace.  And while we might like to believe and may often feel as though we are in control of much of our lives, in reality we are not. Much in this universe is out of our control and our future lives ultimately remain unknown.  According to the Centre for Studies […]