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.
Homeschool Life Mag
A Review of Homeschool Life Magazine

I have many fond memories reading various homeschool magazines during my early days homeschooling. It was always great to relate to other homeschoolers’ experiences, and there were many wonderful tips from the older, wiser moms for me to implement in my own homeschool. Somewhere along the way, however, I gave up reading magazines altogether as…

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godly character books
6 Book Series for Building Godly Character

Having reared two children to adulthood and almost-adulthood (19 and 17), I feel I have grown into authority on the topic and can now look back and see what helped to contribute to their strong love for the Lord and desire to serve Him. It helps on the weary days as I strive to bring…

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movie review: dolphin island
Movie Review: Dolphin Island – Great Moral Lessons and a Lot of Fun!

Background: If you follow this blog, you know that movies are a big part of lifeschooling! Since our children were young, we have had family movie night every Saturday night almost religiously, and my older two children have even acted in Christian films (Like Arrows, The Stolen Life) and feel led to continue working in…

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trials
2020: A Handful of Trials and a Million Lessons

2020 was a hard year for everyone. I think we can all agree on that point! But for some, it was especially hard. People lost jobs; had their businesses destroyed by over-zealous, draconian lawmakers under the guise of “health and safety;” and lost loved ones as a result of COVID, whether directly from the disease…

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Christmas brunch ideas
7 Christmas Breakfast and Brunch Ideas

  I don’t know about you, but I could indulge in breakfast and brunch all day long, every day. But one of the best times for brunch is Christmas morning, or any time during the holidays, for that matter. And remember, if you’re feeding a crowd especially, it’s great to plan ahead to make your…

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5 ways to encourage writing
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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