Homeschooling in Real Life

As homeschooling parents, it is easy for us to want to paint a perfect picture of our homeschooling experiences or highlight only the good aspects of homeschooling. In reality, however, homeschooling can pose serious challenges to families embarking on this endeavor. Here are some common barriers faced by today's homeschooling families: Being solely responsible for... Continue Reading →

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Mini Post: Homeschooling On-The-Go

One great thing about homeschooling is that you can do it practically anywhere. The flexibility of homeschooling is encouraging to new and veteran homeschoolers alike. Let's talk about the day when we homeschooled in the hair salon. Yes, the hair salon. Typically, a trip to the hair salon is an all-day affair. So, instead of... Continue Reading →

For the Working Homeschooling Mom

Homeschooling your child or children while working full-time can be a challenging task for novice as well as veteran homeschooling parents. A common question from those who aspire to work and homeschool is, "How do you do it?" Although the question may seem simple enough, there is no simple answer. I often take the time... Continue Reading →

Making The Homeschooling Experience Count

There is a common misconception surrounding homeschooling, and many believe that homeschooling should mimic the public school system. This is simply not true. Homeschooling is a highly individualized and rewarding experience for the entire family, and all have the opportunity to learn. That is the beauty and essence of homeschooling in a nutshell. Learning can... Continue Reading →

Why Test Your Homeschooler?

I encounter mixed reactions when I tell people that I test my homeschooling student. Some homeschooling mothers give me a look of disdain, while others request an explanation as to why I would do such a thing. Non-homeschooling parents are more accepting about me homeschooling my child. However, many people frown upon the testing of... Continue Reading →

Budgetary Homeschooling

Homeschooling for free is the ultimate goal for most homeschool parents. However, I do believe that investing a little toward one's homeschooling education would positively impact the quality of education given. Don't get me wrong, many parents are able to give their children a quality homeschool education with little or no monetary investment. But, by... Continue Reading →

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