Homeschool

Fostering Gratitude
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*I wrote this a few years ago, but thought I’d bring it forward again for the holidays 🙂 A couple months ago, when the kids were complaining about some trivial…

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Our LDS Church History Trip
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The week Raquel was diagnosed with a brain tumor (June 2014) we had planned to take a two-week LDS church history trip as a family to see some famous historical…

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Do We Want Our Kids To Love Learning Or Hate It?
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I got an email from a mom with a 6 year-old son who was hating school by the end of his first week. It made me ponder, if you wanted…

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My Kids Learn Guitar FAST with Rocksmith
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We have been experiencing a music revolution in our home. My kids (and husband) have learned guitar fast from an amazing computer program, and it has completely blown me away!…

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How to Have a Healthy Halloween
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I confess, I love some things about Halloween, especially since I’ve figured out how to keep it healthy for our family. As we were preparing for our fun evening, I…

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Alice in Wonderland: Directed By Young Teens
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My 14 yr-old daughter, Raquel, got an ambitious idea a few months ago. She decided to direct the play, Alice in Wonderland. I encouraged her to pursue it, and she…

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Wilson Home Education Update
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As many of you know, my educational philosophy is basically to figure out what is best for each child through inspiration, love and diligence. This past year we had to…

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StoryBots: Educational Kid Candy…So Fun!
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You know I’m a sucker for anything educational, that’s really fun. Well, I’ve discovered a really great tool for my kids… A website that offers free videos about the alphabet,…

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A Powerful Way to Teach Values & Inspire Greatness in Children
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No matter how much we try to shield them, children today are bombarded with so many harmful influences.  We have to teach them values, and inspire greatness. The truth is that…

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Should We Trust Books With Young Children?
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I used to freak out every time one of our books got ripped or a page got torn by my kids. I freaked out a lot. Finally I realized that…

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