I’ve talked about this before on the site, but I thought it might be good to touch on it again. When your kids go to public school, and you work somewhere outside your own home, there are some clear lines drawn between work, home, and school. The distinct boundaries make it easy to know when … Continue reading Homeschool, homework: making it all work
When you become a single parent, things change. Lots of things change. And the holidays are no exception to that rule. Especially if you become a single parent because a relationship ends. The holidays can be particularly hard to adjust to, and when your family traditions go out the window (Dad can’t put the star … Continue reading Holiday Traditions
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
Between homework, after school activities and events, work, cooking, and everything else that goes along with public school, I had little time for adult interaction when my kids were there. But once I started homeschooling, I found more time for everything, including developing friendships with other homeschooling parents. And those friendships have provided more than … Continue reading Homeschooling can even teach adults!