Like you, I spend at least some time reading homeschooling blogs. Whether things are working or not, I’m always looking for new, fresh ideas to either improve things or totally revamp them if they’re not working. I read this blog the other day. It’s about having parent-student conferences with your kids. I’ve done something similar … Continue reading Involve the kids with a parent-student conference
It’s still July, not quite August yet, but most stores have their “Back to School” supplies out and sales going. Where I live, school starts in roughly 2 1/2 weeks, and in some places, it’s starting even sooner than that. Returning to school is becoming a major topic of conversation. For us personally, we won’t … Continue reading Prepping for the new year- or your first year!
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
Last week was our first week back to school after the holidays. It was also our first week using the new planners (and plans!) that I was hoping would make things a bit easier. It didn’t go as badly as it could have, but it didn’t go quite as smoothly as I’d hoped, either. We … Continue reading Getting back into the rhythm
Whether you’re new to homeschooling or you’ve been doing it for years, most would agree that there are challenges and obstacles that need to be addressed. Homeschooling definitely has its advantages, but sometimes the challenges and obstacles seem far bigger than its advantages. If you’re a single parent, that alone can seem like an insurmountable … Continue reading Challenges and obstacles?