Tag Archives: Homeschooling

6 Tips for Adding a Daily Quiet Time to Your Homeschool Routine

Having a daily quiet time has become an essential part of our busy homeschool day. I love being with my kids, which is one of the reasons we started homeschooling, but we have all benefited from a daily quiet time … Continue reading

Tagged , , | Leave a comment

What to Do When Your Homeschool Curriculum Isn’t Clicking

One of the beautiful aspects of homeschooling is how you can tailor the education to your child’s needs (and yours as the teacher). If a child struggles with reading, you can do more read-alouds. If a child hates math, you … Continue reading

Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Homeschooling Socialization: FAQs & Tips for Socializing Your Kids

Potlucks at my church are a big deal. We all get together to eat and talk. I like to mix and mingle while others are getting their meal, since the line is always too long anyway. I usually meet three … Continue reading

Tagged , | 3 Comments

5 Resolutions of an Older Mom, Homeschooling Her Youngest Child

My youngest child was born right after I turned 41. I was ecstatic but a little scared—“I’m going to get old when he’s growing up,” I fretted. But with three other kids (12, 10, 5 then) to homeschool, I was … Continue reading

Tagged | Leave a comment

Stories from New Homeschoolers: Schools Are Open Again. Now What?

As life is slowly returning to normal after Covid-19 upheaval, it’s natural to start thinking ahead to the next school year. We asked families who chose to homeschool in 2020 because of the pandemic about their plans for educating their … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

3 Reasons I'll Keep Homeschooling Even After Covid-19

We sent our kids to public school for the first five years of their education. In many ways, it was a good experience for us. Our kids learned to read and learned their math facts. They performed well on state … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

10 Reasons Why I Homeschool All Summer Long

Summer is usually viewed as a time of freedom from school, where children can spend long, lazy days with nothing to do, but have fun and relax. So, then, why would anyone want to force their children to do schoolwork … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment