5 For Friday: Help Me Teach!

From around the web, here are five articles and blog posts that accompany our latest episode, I Love Homeschooling But I'm Not a Good Teacher. We think you'll find them very encouraging this weekend:

50 Ways to Teach Your Child to Read - Allison McDonald

Teaching a child to read may be easier and more organic than you think. Allison McDonald of No Time for Flashcards gives us 50 ideas for just how to do it.

Old Tricks and New Ideas for Teaching Writing - Erin Macpherson

Teaching writing is an intimidating prospect for many of us, so if that's you, take a look at Erin's ideas to make you a more confident teacher of writing.

100 Posts of Encouragement for Homeschool Moms - Pam Barnhill

Pam has a real gift of encouraging homeschooling moms. Need a dose of "you can do this!"? Settle yourself in and read these encouraging posts. Then take a deep, deep breath.

Recovering After a Rough Morning in Your Homeschool - Jen Dunlap

Maybe the morning was tough. Maybe the afternoon, too? Jen offers practical idea for getting your homeschool back on track.

Run Your Own Race - Angela Hoffman

"We all learn at different rates, we all have life throw different things in our path from time to time.  If in fact, you truly are behind…again please don’t stress, it’s just time to make a new plan.  A plan which is right for your family and your circumstances."