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!
In Homeschool Co-Ops 101, I covered the basics of what a homeschool co-op is and what it isn't and the advantages or disadvantages of participating in a co-op. In this post, we are going to look at the various types of co-ops and discuss what each has to offer you and your family. Academic Co-op [...]
One of the best benefits of homeschooling is that you can tailor your pace to suit your student's needs. But sometimes that makes it hard to know when to graduate your child. What are the signs beyond the academic that your child is ready to graduate? What needs to happen in advance? How can you best prepare your child for the adult world? All these questions and more answered in our discussion today. And be sure to stay to the end, when we answer a worried parent's big question.
Homeschool co-ops are one of the most discussed items in my Facebook homeschooling groups. Almost as soon as someone begins their homeschooling journey they begin looking for a group to join that will help to support them and their children in their homeschooling endeavors. What is a Homeschool Co-op? The term “homeschool co-op” means different [...]
Knowing when and how to get learning disability testing is crucial if you've noticed your child struggling in some areas. But how do you as a homeschooling parent navigate the complicated world of securing testing for your child? Today, we're joined by learning disability testing advocate Jessamyn Putnam, who gives and all the ins and outs of learning disability testing, when and how to get it, and how to recognize if your child might have a learning disability.
Today we're reposting a Homeschool Burnout article that was originally posted on October 10, 2019. At this point in the school year, parents are often feeling fatigued and are struggling to finish the school year. If you’ve been a home educator for any length of time, you know one thing—homeschool burnout is real! Believe [...]