Tear Free Homeschooling Math Curriculum, This is it!

Math isn’t everyone’s first love in our house

My son is pretty good at math, but a love for math is definitely not there.  If he works really hard at it he can “get it.”  However, it’s difficult and so much effort for him to grasp it.  And if yours are like mine, you know all about mental fatigue in your homeschool!

Obviously, this can happen with any subject, but in our homeschool, math is the biggest issue, followed by writing.  When people email me, these two seem to be the biggest issues for them as well.  I guess most of us are a bunch of right-brained, art loving, history buffs who also love science! 😉

Too bad we all need some kind of math and writing skills right?  It’s like the foundation of learning…  This set me on a journey to try all kinds of methods and styles to see what might work for my son. 

After using Teaching Textbooks with my oldest, they provided me with a second membership for my younger son in exchange for this honest review, and giveaway, of how it’s working out for our whole family of learners.  All opinions are my own.

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7 Benefits of Online Classes for Special Needs Homeschoolers

I’ve seen so many benefits of online classes for special needs homeschoolers

Although I do not have any special needs children of my own, while teaching at our local co-op for about 10 years and online for the past 5 years, I have noticed that special needs students often cope very well in an online environment and there seems to be a very real benefit of online classes for special needs homeschoolers.

I realize that, just like other children, special needs students don’t want to be taught by mom all the time, and they do like to interact with other children – but co-ops and live classes can be challenging!

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