Heideli Loubser

Heideli Loubser is a multi-talented creative, working as a homeschooling mom-blogger, copywriter in the fields of education and health and wellness, and a supplier of educational toys in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa. Aside from writing, I love being creative and taking naps whenever possible.

CBD for add and ADHD

How CBD Can help with ADD and ADHD

If you’re wondering whether CBD oil can help children (and adults) with ADD/ADHD, the answer is yes! This post from guest author Chett Goldin explains more. Personally, I am not a fan of medication because of the risks, side-effects, and neurological damage they can (and do) cause. (Check out Dr Peter Breggin’s work for more …

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Lessons from Our first Year of Homeschooling with a Chronic Illness

It’s officially the end of our first year of homeschooling! Hooray! Also, can I have more coffee? And cake? We are definitely going to bake and decorate cupcakes this coming weekend. Like many parents, we started our homeschooling journey by withdrawing our child from playschool. It was her second one, and she simply wasn’t happy …

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Connecting with your child helps them learn

Are you frustrated with homeschooling, wondering how to make the light bulb in your child’s mind turn on more often? Here’s a key that almost always makes a difference: CONNECTING with your child. It’s like a switch. Connecting with your child enables better learning. You may have heard homeschoolers say “The relationship with your child …

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your child's learning style

Your Child’s Learning Style – 4 ways To Figure It Out

I sat watching my child do a math worksheet and it was taking forever. It wasn’t making either of us excited at all. I knew my child’s learning style was visual and hands-on, but what that meant in practice, I wasn’t so sure yet. I was frustrated, and so was she. Then, I tried using …

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homeschooling curriculum options for children with special needs

Homeschooling Special Needs: Curriculum Options You Should Look At

Dear parent of a special needs child (or children), I respect you deeply. You are some of the toughest parents I know.  The battles you face, the exhaustion and soul-wearying fatigue, the constant repetition and the superhuman amount of patience you exert are hard. Some days, you see some progress in your child and celebrate …

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how to choose high school curriculum

High school curriculum for homeschool – your top 10 questions answered

Hey parent, looking into high school curriculum options for homeschooling your teenager? Respect! Being a parent of a teenager can be tough enough by itself, without adding the weight of important decisions to the mix.  If you’re considering the different options available for your high schooler, this post will be helpful in providing you an …

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Christian curriculum for homeschooling

Christian Homeschool Curriculum: The Ultimate Parent’s Guide (includes free printable list)

You’re browsing the internet, browsing parent reviews and scrolling endlessly through Christian homeschool curriculum recommendations. How do you choose one? How do you know which one is right? As a Christian, depending on your background, you may be looking for a curriculum that is Bible-based obviously, but you want something your child will be able …

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homeschooling multiple kids

How to homeschool multiple kids and stay sane – charlene hess

How do these other moms do it – homeschooling multiple kids? I can just see you there, dear parent, picking up one book, putting down another, teaching one child while trying to appease the toddler pulling at your leg. It’s like the ultimate multi-tasking disaster waiting to explode in your head and your house when …

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comprehensive guide on how to choose th ebest curriculum for your family

A Comprehensive Guide – The best homeschooling curriculum for YOUR child (that will actually work!)

You’ve made the decision to start homeschooling and now the agonizing question you’re obsessing about is how to choose the right curriculum for your child. The thought of pulling out your debit or credit card for something so important is probably making you sweat… How do you know what your child is supposed to learn …

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Day in the life of a homeschooling family

Life from Home – Day in the Life of A homeschooling family

Wondering how other families do it? Here’s a glimpse into a day in the life of our homeschooling family. You may find some hidden tips that help make the routine flow (most of the time). This is the first of what will be regular posts on our simple days (yes, I said simple, I’m optimistic). …

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