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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Let’s Talk Facts!

Many times parents are approached by those who have questions about homeschooling. In the present day, it's hard to believe that some common antiquated myths are still circulating. After so much information has been published to edify those who lack accurate information about homeschooling, the need to educate remains. Since beginning my journey as a... Continue Reading →

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 →

The Excitement of Lesson Planning

Lesson planning takes time, and it can be frustrating for some, but it doesn't have to be. Consider these useful tips to improve your lesson planning experience: 1) Relax. Do not work on your lesson plans during stressful periods. Doing so can impair your ability to plan with a clear mind and result in frustration.... 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 →

Evening Reflections…

The decision to homeschool was not an easy decision to make. When the time came to withdraw my daughter from the public school system, I had convinced myself that I was prepared to take on the challenge. But, was I really? I thought I was. Did I know then that it would consume me as... Continue Reading →

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