Homeschool Moms Misconceptions in Society | Renée at Great Peace #homeschooling #ihsnet

Homeschool Moms Misconceptions in Society

Debunking the “You Must” Mentality of Homeschool Moms Misconceptions I think there are a lot of homeschool moms misconceptions in our society. Many times we get questions, or stares, or comments that just goes to show that people think they know who we are. But, in reality they do not. Most often these come in the form of “You must…” This post contains affiliate advertisment […] Read More

5 Solutions for Solving a Bad Curriculum Problem | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #curriculum #solutions #ihsnet

5 Solutions for a Bad Curriculum Problem

What’s a homeschooling mom to do when you’ve got a curriculum problem? If you are like me, you are a homeschooling mom who is working hard to ensure you are providing your kids with the best possible homeschool curriculum and materials. I’m sure you are doing your research, talking to friends, reading expert advice, perusing the aisles at conventions and reading blog reviews. Doing all you can within […] Read More

How Notebooking Can Make Life Easier for Homeschoolers | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #notebooking #ihsnet

Notebooking Can Make Life Easier for Your Homeschool Students

Notebooking is one of the easiest ways to allow a child to explore their own interests. By allowing a child to write, draw, sketch and document their work in their own way, they will find freedom in learning. They won’t feel obligated to do it “right.” Because they get to determine what “right” is for themselves.  This post contains affiliate advertisement links to 3rd party […] Read More

12 Books for Teens who Love Fantasy Story Video Games | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #teens #reading #fantasystory #ihsnet

Books for Teens Who Love Fantasy Story Video Games

Teaching homeschooled teens who are fascinated with fantasy story video games can prove to be a challenge. If it seems as if they are so engrossed with video game play that they think of little else, it can seem as if it’s impossible to get them to actively engage in any other form of learning.  But, if you meet them where they are you’ll be […] Read More

Ten Free Learning Programs for the Summer - Renée at Great Peace

Ten Free Learning Programs for the Summer

Summer is a great time for sprinklers, water guns, tree climbing and nature hikes. But it’s also a great time for no-pressure learning. Free learning programs make learning even better. Be sure to read all the way through to the end to discover all ten free learning programs.  This post is a sponsored post containing links to 3rd party sites. I’m being fairly compensated for […] Read More

100+ Homeschooling Gifted Resources | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #gifted #gtchat #ihsnet

100+ Homeschooling Gifted Resources

Challenging the Gifted Mind   Homeschooling is daunting for anyone. Factor in the child who has an intense need for more mental challenge and any homeschool mom would find herself feeling overwhelmed. Because these children learn, understand and assimilate information at a faster rate, they become bored quicker and lose interest thinking they have mastered a given problem or puzzle. This post contains affiliate ad […] Read More

Social Instruction for the Gifted Child | Renée at Great Peace #gtchat #gifted #ihsnet #homeschool

Social Instruction for the Gifted Child

Children need instruction. They need to be taught how to interact in social situations. This is especially true of children who have a tendency to be intense. Emotional, physical and social intensity coupled with over-excitability are often seen in the gifted child. Which is why they have such a deep need for social instruction.   This post contains affiliate ad links. It seems that children who […] Read More

Embracing Emotional Intensity in Gifted Kids | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #gifted #gtchat #ihsnet

Embracing Gifted Intensity

If you are the parent of a gifted child and haven’t learned about gifted intensity you most likely have experienced it. Emotions are a part of every human life. Children who have minds that process neurological functions at a faster rate also process emotions at a faster rate. Emotional Intensity is as natural for a gifted individual as breathing.   This post contains affiliate ad […] Read More