Author: Danielle Papageorgiou

Danielle Papageorgiou has been homeschooling, or “lifeschooling,” for 17 years (she counts birth as day 1!) and has run the WINGS Homeschool Group for the past eight. She has a passion for helping other homeschoolers learn how to homeschool in a way that does not compete with family life, but actually enhances it…homeschooling done in a spirit of freedom, not legalism.
5 Ways to Encourage Writing in your Lifeschooling

What?! You mean, some people hate writing?! As a writer myself, it’s hard for me to imagine anyone not enjoying it! However, I know that for many kids (and adults, for that matter) it is not their preferred activity. Being a good communicator is an important skill, though, and I have often been grateful for…

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Trump, Biden, and God’s Plans: Laughing at the Time to Come

During a time when many are crying at the times to come, that might sound like a very strange title. But I want to encourage you from Scripture today, friend. I know many of us are DIScouraged right now with the results (or lack of results) of the election here in the US. Corruption seems…

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How to Incorporate Minno Shows Into 9 Homeschool Subject Areas
How to Incorporate Minno Shows Into 9 Homeschool Subject Areas

Special thanks to Melanie Rainer for writing this guest post. Whether your kids are homeschooling, remote learning, or in-person learning this school year, Minno offers dozens of shows to support your educational goals. Don’t miss your opportunity to WING a $250 GIFT CARD from ChristianBook.com at the bottom of this post! Sponsored by Minno and…

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Before the Wrath: A Documentary for Rethinking the Rapture
Before the Wrath: A Documentary for Rethinking the Rapture

Throughout our homeschooling experience, Biblical truth has been has been the foundation and we have tried to focus on the Bible in everything we do, even entertainment. That doesn’t mean it’s always an explicitly “Bible movie,” but one of my favorite activities with my children is to watch a thought-provoking movie or documentary and talk…

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6 Lifeschooling Ideas for Teaching Reading
6 Lifeschooling Ideas for Teaching Reading

Teaching reading is something many moms fret about and is sometimes an intimidating factor that discourages moms from even diving into homeschooling from the start. All the phonics rules and different methods can feel overwhelming, but it really doesn’t have to be complicated! Lifeschooling fits beautifully with teaching reading because… …reading is everywhere and it’s…

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Encouragement for Teaching Struggling Readers
Encouragement for Teaching Struggling Readers

Many moms worry too much over reading, and struggling readers. The truth is, reading typically happens much more naturally than we realize, and when a child is truly ready, something in the brain seems to just “click.” Teaching is important, but I think we often over-emphasize our role. I tend to heavily encourage moms to…

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My Great Big Ginormous List of Lifeschooling Curricula Recommendations
My Great Big Ginormous List of Lifeschooling Curricula Recommendations

Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I only recommend resources that I believe are valuable and helpful to my subscribers, and all sales go to help support this ministry and my family at no extra cost to you. Thank you! It was only a matter of time. Eventually, this post that…

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How to Help your Kids Establish a Daily Devotional Habit with Minno
Help Kids Establish a Daily Devotional Habit with Minno

One of the most important things we’ve tried to do with each of our children over the years is to help them establish daily devotional habit. Quality time with the Lord. We actually included it on their chore charts…though hopefully our children didn’t think of it as a “chore”! I talked about this a bit…

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Tips and Deals for Saving Money
Tips and Deals for Saving Money

I don’t know about you, but I’m really feeling the need to reign in my spending and do a better job with budgeting and saving money! I am not a numbers or details girl and sometimes it gets me into trouble. But of course, that’s no excuse to quit trying. And God is so gracious…

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Lifeschooling Lessons in Love Through COVID-19
Lifeschooling Lessons in Love Through COVID-19

This time in our world is certainly not an easy one. And I’ve shared in another post a bit about lifeschooling through COVID-19, But this time, I want to share a bit of my heart with you and what the Lord has been teaching me. Maybe He’s been teaching you some of the same things…

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