Where Should My Child Go to School?

My oldest child just turned five, which means he will be starting kindergarten in just a few short months.  After wondering where on earth the time has gone, my immediate reaction then becomes a little bit of panic regarding the school situation: Where should my child go to school?   Should I homeschool him?  Should he go Continue »

The Truth About Homeschooling

Just imagine you are in the grocery store today and a young mom with a toddler in her grocery cart approaches you. “Is it a holiday?” she asks. “Excuse me?” You turn to her, surprised. “Is it a holiday? Is that why your kids are here at the grocery store instead of at school?” “We Continue »

Cool Summer School

When I was a child, my favorite summer moments happened in the library. Yes, beach days are fun, but I’d rather spend time scanning shelves of books. How crazy is that?! Yet even as a mom, I wanted to bring a bit of summer learning into our home. Of course, my kids weren’t interested in Continue »

Homeschooling Fears

When I first started homeschooling I was afraid of a few things. 1. My kids would get on my nerves. 2. My kids wouldn’t get enough socialization. 3. My educational weaknesses would be my kids’ educational weaknesses. Now in my 17th year of homeschooling, I can say that all of those have come TRUE. 1. Continue »