All posts by ToriAnn Perkey

Learn Facts with Monsters

You may not know this, but over the years, my home has been overrun by monsters. I don’t know why so many of the games I have made up over the years seem to have monsters in them, but the kids always loved them! A great example of how we used monsters is called Alphabet Monster. This […]

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Turning “I can’t!” into “I CAN!”

I once asked my six year old to pick up some food that had fallen on the floor during dinner time. I knew she would be squeamish—it was peas and mashed potatoes, after all—so I offered her a paper towel to protect her fingers from slimy cold food and lots of encouraging words. She still collapsed in […]

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5 Questions to Ask When Your Kids Don’t Want to Learn

It happens to the best of us. One moment, you think everything is fine. The next … tears … defiance … refusal. Your kid does NOT want to do their school work. Their eyes lock with yours, and you realize that this is a battle that you’re not sure you can win. You start to […]

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How to Manage Your Fear of Failing

It’s going to happen. Fear and doubt … the two little nemeses of homeschooling … will creep into your mind when you least expect it. One moment you’ll be going along — planning dinner, doing laundry, prepping for the school day — and the next … Your 7 year old won’t be able to read […]

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Homeschool to Homeschool is official!

Okay … I’m super excited to get things started! For months I’ve been working on launching a new website for me to connect with other homeschoolers. And now it’s officially here! I have tons of videos full of ideas, principles, and cool resources that I can’t wait to share. If you want to get me […]

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