Homeschool With Confidence

I have been on a homeschooling journey for seven years now. If there is one piece of advice I could give to every homeschool parent out there, especially newbies, it would be this: Believe in yourself. When you are exploring different homeschooling philosophies and methods, from Charlotte Mason to Waldorf education, to eclectic to unschooling, and you start to …

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The Hardest Part of Homeschooling For Me

I think Jamie and her contributors over at Simple Homeschool were inspired when they started a series where moms share their hardest part of their homeschool year. I debated what I wanted to share and the first thing that came to my mind was our rather unique lifestyle... For example, last year we moved back and forth between our permanent house …

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Don’t let homeschool critics ruin your sunny outlook!

5 years ago, my husband and I made what some of our friends and extended family (and acquaintances, neighbors, church members and complete strangers) saw as a radical parenting choice. We pulled our 6-year old son out of public school to homeschool him. Oh the horror!  Of all the crazy things we could've done, this one seemed to top …

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