Are you currently homeschooling? Have you been feeling tired, worn out or ready to quit? Maybe you’re just getting started and you’re not quite sure what you got yourself into. Whether you fit the first category or the latter you’ll want to join me over at Amy Milcic’s blog Busy Boys Brigade, where I’m sharing […]
Do you know what time of year it is? It’s the end of our school year! Whoo hoo! This is definitely a time for celebration. This is the end of my 16th year of homeschooling and quite frankly I’m feeling pretty good about it. My kids are 21, 18, 15, and almost 9. My two […]
Wow, it’s almost the end of another homeschool year for us. Where has the time gone? I had intended to write throughout the year about homeschooling with chronic illness but here’s the reality, I was sick. That’s the thing, when you’re homeschooling with a chronic illness you have to pick and choose what you can […]
In my last post, I shared how I came to use online homeschooling resources and found the encouragement and support that I needed. If you missed it you can pop over here and read it (Finding Homeschool Help Don’t Go-it-Alone. It became a necessity for me to find help online because I was very ill […]
Have you ever noticed that when school starts everyone’s excited but that it only lasts for a few days and then real-life sets in? In the first week of school, everyone is excited about new books and school supplies. Homeschool moms are ready to implement their new schedules and kids are ready to learn, explore, […]
Just a few short weeks ago my husband and I graduated our second daughter and homeschooler. We’ve been homeschooling since September 2001. We’ve graduated two children so far and have two more to go. I can hardly believe these years have passed by so quickly and yet I remember the days going by oh so […]
The first part in this 2 part series is Chronically Ill Homeschooling Part 1 – When Mom is Sick. As homeschoolers, we work very hard to meet all of the demands of the family’s busy schedule, managing and balancing the needs of the home and educating our children.
My husband and I chose to homeschool when our now 20-year-old daughter was finishing up Kindergarten. Looking back I sometimes wonder to myself, “what were we thinking?”