April 24, 2015

Welcome to the Mentoring Our Own Blog!

Welcome to my Mentoring Our Own blog. This is my new, optimized, all-in-one website. I will blog here about homeschool, home, family, and life! That about covers everything, doesn't it? Mentoring Our Own was originally a yahoo group I started in January 2002. The group was an online home for our local homeschool study group. […]

Continue reading

Nature Notebooks~ Where Science, Art, and Literature Meet

The British educator, Charlotte Mason, taught the concept of nature studies and keeping of nature notebooks or journals. Nature studies and nature notebooks are the perfect medium for project based and interest led learning. The nature notebooks combine three traditional kinds of record keeping all in one place. This makes nature notebooks a wonderful place […]

Continue reading
March 21, 2020

MOO nCOVID-19 Relief Response

March sure has roared in like a lion in 2020! To all of you who are unexpectedly new to homeschooling and those who are in the trenches, I want you to know that I understand. I have been there where you are now.Many years ago, I too, unexpectedly and abruptly came to homeschooling. I had great […]

Continue reading

If You Can Do Just One Thing…

Are you new to home school? Are you wondering where to begin? ​Have you been homeschooling for a while and need to bring new energy to your home schooling?  ​Perhaps you have had the winter bug go around your home and you got off track? ​Maybe you have some elementary aged children struggling to learn […]

Continue reading
1 2 3 30