Homeschooling

Building Your Academic Calendar for Homeschooling

Building Your Academic Calendar for Homeschooling

One of the benefits of the homeschool life is that you get to set the calendar! Here’s how to build an academic calendar for homeschooling. I’ll confess, one of my favorite parts of homeschooling is that no one else tells me where I have to be and when. While I’m a stickler for doing real…

Knowing the Homeschool Laws in Your State

Knowing the Homeschool Laws in Your State

Homeschooling is legal in all 50 states, but each state has its own homeschool laws. If you’re going to teach your children at home, you need to be aware of these homeschool laws. I am not a lawyer, nor do I play one on TV. Nothing in this post can be construed as formal legal…

Organizing Homeschool Books

Organizing Homeschool Books

Get your home school ready for fall by organizing homeschool books now. Avoid overbuying or falling behind by knowing where everything is. Every once in awhile, I’ll buy a book that I already own. Usually it’s a book that I’ve been meaning to read and haven’t gotten to and yes, every once in awhile it’s a school book….

Getting Started in Homeschooling: Educational Philosophy

Getting Started in Homeschooling: Educational Philosophy

As you embark on teaching your kids at home, consider your homeschooling educational philosophy which will shape your curriculum and your school. Homeschooling has been one of the richest experiences in my “life as MOM.” While I am not one to say that everyone should do it, I’m confident in saying that everyone can do…

Getting Started in Homeschooling: Deciding to Go for It

Getting Started in Homeschooling: Deciding to Go for It

Are you thinking about homeschooling? Wondering if it’s the right thing for your family? Here are some thoughts to help you decide if you should go for it. Years ago, 2011 to be exact, Kelley wrote in, asking about homeschooling and how to get started. I thought it might be good to answer her letter…