When Your Child Struggles to Read {revisited}

Reading Time: 9 minutes She tried to dash them away, but I saw. Hot, salty tears slipping out of my little girl’s round, blue eyes and smudging her freckled cheeks. “They can do it, Mama.  They can.  And I can’t.” Her little voice was barely above a whisper and I had to lean in close to catch the haltering words. “They can … Read more

3 Things I Want to Tell New Homeschooling Moms

3 Things I Want to Tell New Homeschooling Moms | Kristy's Cottage blog

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today I want to share a few things with the younger moms who read this blog. Maybe you’re a newbie homeschooling mom. Maybe your kids aren’t even old enough to be in school yet, but you read and follow and wonder about this thing our family does. There are three things I want to tell you. … Read more

Is My Father’s World Kindergarten Too Easy?

Is My Father's World Kindergarten Too Easy? | Kristy's Cottage blog

Reading Time: 2 minutes In 2013, our Family switched to My Father’s World, a Charlotte-Mason inspired Curriculum. A common “complaint” (if you want to call it that) I hear from other homeschooling moms about My Father’s World is that the kindergarten curriculum is too easy. Since I’ve used My Father’s World kindergarten with two of our sons (and will … Read more

Let’s Talk About The Homeschooler’s Dining Room Table… You Know the One!

Let's Talk About the Homeschooler's Dining Room Table (you know the one!) Kristy's Cottage blog

Reading Time: 5 minutes Hi there, Friend!  I’m revisiting this post because of the interest you shared after yesterday’s blog post on keeping the meal table sane when you have littles at home. (Thank you for your feedback!  I always love hearing your ideas, thoughts, and questions.) I’ve been sharing a lot about Sally Clarkson’s new book, The Life Giving Table, … Read more

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