How to own your mornings as a homeschool family (even if you’re a night owl)

By |2021-05-13T09:19:31-04:00May 13th, 2021|Advice, Homeschool moms, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Some of us are morning people, some night people. Whether it’s a learned behavior or baked into our genetics, the divide between the perky morning lark and the wired night owl is pretty much universal.  Benjamin Franklin might have said, “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise,” [...]

Thinking of switching to homeschooling permanently after your school closed? 5 signs you should make the jump

By |2021-04-22T09:32:28-04:00April 22nd, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Homeschool moms, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

The pandemic forced you into the homeschool lifestyle. Now, you’re considering a permanent change of sticking with homeschooling for the long term. How can you know that’s the right decision? We’ll explore that key question in this blog post. As with so many things when it comes to the education of your child, the [...]

How much did homeschooling grow in your state during the pandemic?

By |2021-04-15T08:52:09-04:00April 15th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Homeschool moms, Online learning, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

We all had a feeling that homeschooling was going to mushroom during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, we have some hard statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau showing just how dramatic that growth has been. Overall, the numbers show a jump in U.S. homeschool households from 5.4% in spring of 2020 to 11.1% by the [...]

Is flexible or strict homeschooling the better approach?

By |2021-04-05T09:17:38-04:00April 5th, 2021|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Homeschool moms, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Homeschooling families have a lot more on their plates than ever before. Both parents may be working, either out of the home or from home (especially since the COVID-19 pandemic), it's harder to keep everyone happy with the pandemic restrictions, and funds may be tighter for a variety of reasons. These factors and more [...]

The best and worst states for homeschooling in 2021

By |2021-03-03T09:01:39-05:00March 3rd, 2021|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Homeschool moms, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s clear that education in America has changed dramatically. In a matter of days, tens of millions of families were forced to pivot to both working and teaching their children at home as schools across the nation closed in 2020. Although this new homeschool reality was a shock [...]

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