Tag Archives: school at home

From Public School to Homeschool: Deschooling

You’re toying with the idea of homeschooling. You’re beginning to imagine what it could look like to school at home instead of sending your kids back to public school. You may be searching online for some school desks and chairs. … Continue reading

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From Public School to Homeschool: Accepting Being Different

Having been a public school graduate and a public school teacher, I never even considered homeschooling. I had already sent my oldest child to kindergarten at the local public school, and he was successful. However, something kept nagging me. I … Continue reading

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Can I Homeschool? Practical Reassurance for Unsure Parents

When my oldest child was just shy of 4 years old, I was sure she was ready for kindergarten. She had known her shapes and colors for years, and could read. She could recite the alphabet and do basic addition. … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Ease Your Transition from Public School to Homeschool

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

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Sonlight Helps You Shift from Pandemic Schooling to Homeschooling

While schools are trying to establish distance learning and redesign their curriculum, many families are beginning to look outside the public school system and turn toward homeschooling.  Some families have been on the fence about trying homeschooling, never really having … Continue reading

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6 Ways Kids Can Keep Reading When the Library is Closed

Does your child inhale books? Do you get them a big stack of books just to turn around to them telling you that they’ve just finished….all of them? I understand this completely! If you are anything like me, it’s both … Continue reading

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Coronavirus has your kids at home? Here are ideas for school at home.

With the grocery stockpiling and the enthusiastic handwashing comes another unexpected symptom of COVID-19– the need for an emergency lesson plan. Schools across the country are closing to slow the spread of the virus, and many families are finding themselves … Continue reading

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