Category Archives: Encouragement

Homeschool Advice from “Experts” and Others!

Updated 9/28/2022 If you’re new to homeschooling, you are probably eagerly soaking up all the information you can. There are authors, conference speakers, websites, homeschool catalogs, homeschool social media, and photos of decorated school rooms all seeking your attention. It can be overwhelming. With so many different opinions, they can’t all be right (at least […]

Taking it One Day at a Time: Why you may not need to know what you’ll do tomorrow.

Updated 9/29/2022 Almost all new homeschoolers worry about what they are going to teach their child. Why only yesterday they were deciding to homeschool and today it’s overwhelming since they don’t have their curriculum yet! Eventually, they’ll figure it out. But for now, they are in panic mode. It’s going to be ok. Here’s how […]

“We’re Homeschooling” – breaking the news to your family!

Updated 9/29/2022. Most parents, even if they are quite committed to the idea of homeschooling, have a few insecurities as the moment arrives to make that final decision and begin homeschooling. The school has an enrollment deadline, and you let it pass. The school bus goes by that first day, and your child is not […]

Does the Thought of Homeschooling Scare You?

¬† Updated 9/29/2022 Will your child be enrolled in school next year, or will they be homeschooled? It’s a decision that many parents are making right now. You may be an experienced homeschooler and not know it! If you have a preschooler who has been home with you since birth, then you’ve been homeschooling for […]

It’s Never Wasted Time

I recently read something on Facebook that was attributed to Garrison Keillor that I wanted to share with parents:¬†Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. Now those are words to hang on to, especially during the challenging preschool years! My Facebook comment was: Your children won’t remember everything you do for them, or adventures […]