Not “Just” a Homeschool Mom

You’re not “JUST” a homeschool mom.  You’re more than qualified to teach your kids. You’re developing yourself as an educator. You’re becoming a homeschool pro! I’ve never met anyone who starts out homeschooling with the goal of short changing their child’s potential. Nobody hopes your grown kids will end up playing video games in their […]

Record-Keeping: What’s the Point?

I’ve talked before about some reasons why you should keep good homeschool records. The law says to do it, yes. But what’s the point of record-keeping anyway? The point of record-keeping is for YOUR own benefit. You are the one who is looking at the records. Homeschooling is hard and it’s natural to doubt yourself […]

Waldorf Style Homeschool

In a previous post, we talked about finding your homeschool style. Let’s talk some more about Waldorf Style Homeschool–with someone who has done it. I had a chat with my friend Laura R. about how and why she implemented Waldorf in her homeschool. Check out my guest post at Homeschool.com –>What is Waldorf Homeschooling? <– […]

Homeschool Friends

In a previous post, I’ve talked before about the real problem with socialization. It’s hard to find activities that you want to do, moms that you want to hang out with and kids your kids want to hang out with. Making connections and finding homeschool friends. The struggle is real. I can tell you as […]

Report Card Preparation Service

In a previous post, I explain what a semi-annual progress report means if you’re continuing on in homeschooling. You don’t necessarily need a report card. But, there are times when you will want to prepare an official report card. Many accountability associations provide assistance to their members whenever they are dealing with public schools and […]

Does Your Homeschooler LOVE to Do Schoolwork?

Does your homeschooler love schoolwork? What if your kid doesn’t want to do school? Is that normal? Everyone has a bad day. But, sometimes it’s a long string of bad days. And parenting is hard anyway. Homeschooling has a way of taking all our parenting woes and magnifying them. Overall, we want to say, YES […]

Best Homeschool Advice for Newbies

I’ve been homeschooling a loooong time. I wish I had a time machine to go back to the beginning and tell myself some advice. I can’t though…I write this blog so I can tell you all my best homeschool advice for getting started. I also thought it would be interesting to find out what advice […]

Blog Retreat Weekend

Blogger’s Retreat Weekend Friday-Sunday, September 13-15. The address is: 330 Coosaw Way Cottage #23, Ridgeland, SC 29936 https://goo.gl/maps/BhTWB5Mvaxt  Bring your laptop, snacks and beverages. Beach chairs for hanging out outside, if weather permits. We can check in at 4 pm. Checkout on Sunday at 11. Contact Kim with questions (803) 348-2419. I have reserved a […]

Facebook Hacks for Homeschooling: Adjust Settings

In a previous post, I’ve talked about the difference between Facebook groups and pages. Here’s a few more Facebook Hacks for Homeschooling: Adjust Settings. “I like people too much or not at all. I’ve got to go down deep, to fall into people, to really know them.” ~Sylvia Plath, Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath I […]

Basic Qualifications to Homeschool

Do you have the basic qualifications to homeschool? See, when the school’s take on the task of teaching other people’s children, there are some qualifications and training necessary. So, it stands to reason that when a parent takes on the responsibility to educate their child, there should be some basic requirements too. Are you qualified […]