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. […]

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August 4, 2020

You’ve Got This: 6 Steps to Rock Your Homeschool

Have you found yourself feeling that 2020 has been like living in a reality show? Have you found yourself suddenly crisis homeschooling? Did you used to think about homeschooling, “Never in my wildest dreams?” You are not alone! Many have felt that way.For many teachers, students, and parents, “Crisis Distant Learning” was very challenging. Some […]

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Summertime Photo Journal

Most of us have cellphones with cameras on them! Children love photography. Let your children take pictures during the summer, or any time of the year for that matter. They can take pictures of food, events, each other, flowers, landscapes, family, friends, etc.  Help them become an author by teaching them how to photo journal. FREE […]

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July 7, 2020

Help Your Youth Become

As children complete the elementary years, many parents ask, “What’s next? The aim of life is growth and for children that means growing up. The aim of youth is to become. We want to lead, guide, and mentor them to become the person they are born to be. How do we help them become? The […]

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July 1, 2020

Spark Their Love For Learning

As you embark on your journey of home schooling, it is easy to get caught up in logistics and curriculum concerns. However, if you would step back and take the time to spark your child’s love of learning, you will give your child a great blessing, they will retain more of what they learn, and […]

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