Conquering Homeschool Challenges

Sometimes challenges threaten a parent's will to homeschool his or her children. These challenges may be especially taxing on those who are new to the world of homeschooling. Below are some tips that will assist you with avoiding common homeschooling mistakes so that your experience will be successful and engaging. Resist the need to overschedule... 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 →

Mini-Post – Whitney Plantation Experience

Our experience at the Whitney Plantation was truly unique. We appreciate the experience, and we encourage all Americans to visit plantations when provided the opportunity. Plantations give us a glimpse of the harsh reality of slavery and force us to think about how things were, how things are, and how things could possibly be. To... 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 →

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 →

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