Last week, I talked about how to simplify things if you were feeling overwhelmed. The tips may have helped you, or maybe not. Maybe you just have a general feeling that this is hard. It is hard. It is hard, but it’s okay that it’s hard. It should be kind of hard. Parenting is … Continue reading Homeschooling is hard, and that’s okay!
Recently, I’ve been reading Blueprint Homeschooling: How to Plan a Year of Home Education That Fits the Reality of Your Life by Amy Knepper. I’m only about halfway through, give or take, but I’ve found a lot of useful tidbits already and am quite pleased with what I’ve read so far. I will be posting … Continue reading Your Favorite Homeschooling Books
When you homeschool as a single parent, it can be hard to find time for yourself. It can be hard when your kids are in public school, too, but it is different. As a homeschooling parent, we have to focus on preparation for homeschooling: figuring out what to teach, when to teach it, how to teach … Continue reading Finding time for yourself
In a way, this is kind of related to my post from last week, about broadening your world rather than narrowing it when you homeschool. One of the big things that we do as homeschoolers is to try to find a group that we can be a part of: to participate in field trips, be … Continue reading Finding a good fit in a homeschooling group