Category Archives: Homeschool Basics

Homeschool 101, getting started, and articles for those new to homeschooling. Here are the basics every homeschool parent wonders about and needs to have clarity on.

Switching from Public School to Homeschool: How to Make the Transition

To say I was a reluctant homeschooler is an understatement. When my husband suggested we switch to homeschool, I said, “You’re not going to enslave me like that! No way!” As an introvert, I did not want to be stuck … Continue reading

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How Much Does Homeschooling Cost? Why It Is Worth the Investment

Homeschooling is one of the most promising educational options that parents have. It gives families a way to provide quality education to their children on their own terms. Homeschooling parents can teach to their child's needs, foster a love of … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Homeschooling TCKs

Shortly before the pandemic, my missionary family was in the States visiting our supporting churches. One Sunday we were driving home from church and my 12-year-old son said, “Are all American kids like that?” There was nothing particularly wrong with … Continue reading

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Understanding Your Homeschool Options & Types of Homeschooling

When choosing to homeschool, sometimes making the choice to learn at home may seem like the biggest decision. But perhaps the bigger choices come next: what type of curriculum should you choose? There are a number of homeschool options and … Continue reading

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Should You Homeschool Your Missionary Kid?

For missionary families around the world, the education of our missionary kids (MKs) can be one of the most challenging issues we face. The choices we parents make for our MKs can bring our families together, giving us opportunities to … Continue reading

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Three Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Homeschooling

I remember the day we started homeschooling. My daughters were first and fourth grade, and besides my high hopes I had two sets of Sonlight boxed curriculum that a friend with older kids had loaned us a detailed schedule  all … Continue reading

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How Does Homeschooling Work? FAQs & Tips for Homeschooling Your Child

You’ve probably heard rumblings about homeschooling for a while. Your best friend’s sister homeschools her children; your husband’s work colleague homeschools his children. There’s no doubt that you’re intrigued by the idea, but you’ve been wondering for a while...How does … Continue reading

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