As I prepare for a new homeschool year I’ve been thinking a lot about my life as a homeschool mom. I have two adult children now and two still in our homeschool. As most Moms do from time to time, I’ve found myself reflecting back over the years, thinking about the fun things I did […]
If you’ve been homeschooling for any length of time I would guess you’ve thought about quitting at some point. You may even be so burnt out right now that you can’t imagine how you’ll continue another day. Midwinter burnout is a common thing among homeschoolers and can lead even the most dedicated homeschool mom to […]
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 […]
Recently I was having a discussion with a friend who also homeschools her children. She said homeschooling was really hard for her because she felt all alone and she felt she was groping in the dark, hoping that she was doing a good job. She only wanted what was best for her children.
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, […]
We’re rapidly approaching another school year and for many, that means another year of homeschooling with chronic illness.
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 […]