We're re-running this post on 6 Ways to Handle Personality Clashes with Your Homeschool Student from December 3rd, 2019 to help you prep for the upcoming school year. Homeschooling—we all have a picture in our minds of students eager to learn gathered happily around mom or dad. Many days are that way, but let’s [...]
Every homeschooling parent will wonder how to find money for college. It can be hard enough for parents of one child, but if you have multiple children, the costs can stack up. Thankfully, Brad Baldridge joins us today to help. Brad is a financial planner specializing in last minute college budgeting. With his help, you'll be able to identify how to save money for college, when to start, and what options you'll have that can make a college education easier to afford. And be sure to stay to the end when we answer a big question that can also save you money!
We're running this post again for the folks whose children will be homeschooling this fall and are wondering how to set up a simple learning space. The decision has been made: You’re homeschooling your child this school year. Amid the mix of excitement and nervousness is another concern: Where will you put all [...]
The Happy Homeschooler Podcast is celebrating our 100th episode! Today we pour a few drinks and enjoy a wide-ranging conversation. Topics include: books we've been reading, looking back at previous episodes, how homeschooling has changed since 2020, our earliest memories, and more!
This is the third post in our series, Homeschool Co-ops 101. We've covered what co-ops are and what they aren't, the advantages and disadvantages of getting involved in a homeschool co-op, and the main types of co-ops. If to this point you have not found a co-op suitable to your family's needs, this post on [...]
Homeschooling through hard times can be overwhelming, and many homeschooling parents are told they should put their children into public school. But there's no need. The truth is when your family is facing hardship, homeschooling is your greatest advantage, because you can all face the hardships together. Today, we discuss the hard times we've gone through and how we continued our learning lifestyle throughout. And be sure to stay to the end when we answer a very seasonal question!