ShillerLearning Blogs

Do You Dream of a Daily Homeschool Coach

The FREE Daily Homeschool Coach provides small daily bites of encouragement, words of wisdom, and useful teaching tips. ShillerLearning representatives have a combined 71 years of homeschooling experience to share; no matter what you are going through, we have probably been there and felt that!

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20 Homeschool Parent Best Practices Do’s and Don’ts

How can a parent love, teach, care for and nurture their relationships with their children without crumbling? At ShillerLearning we want you to succeed at parenting and homeschooling. So we have curated for you a list of 20 Homeschool Parent Best Practices Do’s and Don’ts.

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Homeschooling the Child You Have: 3 Pitfalls You Must Avoid to Have a Healthy and Happy Homeschool

The pitfalls of comparison have never been as dangerous as they are in this digital age. Here are 3 traps to avoid that can destroy the joy of homeschooling...

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Homeschooling With Skeptical Family Members At Thanksgiving

These must-read tips are sure to help keep the table lighthearted with even the most skeptical family members get your choice for homeschooling...

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3 Things That Qualify You to Teach Your Child

It is crucial to remember that YOU are the parent your child was given to. On a rough day, take a deep breath and focus on these 3 truths...

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5 Learning Goals To Set Your Child Up for a Successful Future

Homeschooling without defined goals, is like standing in one's backyard with a bow and arrow spinning in circles trying to decide what to shoot at...

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How Much Control Do You Really Have Over How Your Child Turns Out

The answer is both more and less than you might think…

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Practical Ways You Can Help Your Child Manage Emotions

The help and guidance of these 5 tips and 9 solutions can help kids manage emotions appropriately and live happier and more fulfilling lives...

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Anchors That Hold Your Homeschool Day Together

Anchor points hold us to a rhythm and provide natural breaks in our day to refocus and maintain the momentum...

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Give Yourself Grace

Homeschooling looks a little different in every single home. NO ONE is better equipped than you to love and find...

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Tips for Helping Your Child Overcome Undesired Behaviors

The beauty of math is that you can brainstorm all kinds of crazy ideas about how to proceed and you can actually try them out until one works.

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Mother Culture Moms Teach Better with Education

Moms teach more effectively when they are hitting the books themselves. Here’s why Mother Culture is sweeping the homeschool world and why you don’t...

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Homeschooling an Only Child

Over 60% of homeschool families have three or more kids. Parents choosing home education for only children are few and far between. This comes with joys...

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Homeschool Quotes to Encourage You

What is it about a good quote that can renew and encourage us so much? These are some of the best quotes out there to inspire and refresh homeschool families.

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How the Montessori Three Period Lesson Has Changed Our Homeschool

The Montessori Method uses a 3-period lesson. It’s easy to learn and will enhance your homeschool with toddlers and beyond...

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Homeschooling with chronic disease

Living with multiple autoimmune diseases has not been easy. Choosing to homeschool in spite of it has been one of the best health decisions I’ve ever made...

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Tips to Avoid Homeschool Cabin Fever

Cabin fever can easily creep into our homeschools. Beat it in its tracks with these homeschool activities and ideas...

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10 Lessons Homelessness Taught Me About Homeschooling Through Crisis and Transition

In times of crisis or transition, our homeschool students need extra parental guidance. We have great tips to help you homeschool during hard times.

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Self Care for Homeschool Moms

Burnout and stress as a homeschool mom are too common. Use these easy, and inexpensive tips to refresh and renew...

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Who Was Maria Montessori?

Maria Montessori revolutionized education with the Montessori method. Homeschoolers and Montessori Schools are changed forever because of her wisdom..

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Homeschooling in an Airstream

Homeschooling in an Airstream travel trailer is a one-of-a-kind experience. Our daily experience with a Montessori-inspired education is full of joys...

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Parenting Styles That Use Positive Discipline Aren’t New - Montessori Has Taught This for 110+ Years

Do you use these negative phrases like “Stop that!” and “Why aren’t you listening?” when disciplining your children? It turns out there is a much easier...

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From Classic School to Homeschool: 8 Tips for New Homeschoolers

Homeschooling your child is not an easy choice. It takes time, courage and patience. With these tips you can make the transition to homeschool a lot easier for your child!

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