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Just breathe........

Posted on March 1, 2012 at 5:25 PM

Be selfish, very very selfish because we will all face the same decision soon. Will we homeschool through to high school or turn the teaching reins over to somebody else?

I use to read articles about homeschooling through high school and would quickly glance over them. Sometimes, I would not read them at all{me bad} because that time seemed so far off. I figured by the time we get to high school, someone else would be teaching my sons.

Feeling vulnerable and being concerned that w...

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Homeschool Teen in our Area Recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the Most Influential and Inspirational People in the Country under 30

Posted on January 16, 2012 at 8:40 AM

Do you ever get that sinking feeling in the bottom of your stomach about whether the decision to homeschool was the right choice or not? I do. When I do, I take time to reflect on all the homeschool success stories I know about. I want to share one story with you that has gained national attention about a homeschool teen that lives in our area.

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Basics of Lesson Planning - Why do I need to learn this anyway?

Posted on June 10, 2011 at 9:27 AM

If there is one secret I have shared over the years with my New Bees about lesson planning to make it easier it's that a lot of us home educators journal at the end of the lesson instead of actually lesson planning. But lesson planning as I share in the workshops is actually two parts. One part journaling and at times one part prior lesson planning.

Our topic or ag...

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Have You Learned the Secret to Homeschool Joy?

Posted on May 22, 2011 at 11:41 PM

Do you sometimes feel like you are losing your homeschool joy? Fault finding and complaining are close allies of discontentment. Discontentment can rob you of homeschooling joy. At this time in our school year, it really is important to think of the blessings we have received and progress we have made to this point. We need to be thankful for them.

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Times of Crisis - Can I still Homeschool?

Posted on February 22, 2011 at 8:21 PM

Some of you may know, but my homeschooling sister just spent 13 days in ICU and is still in the hospital. Although she was on a life support system, she is now on the long-term road to recovery and doing well.

Through this though, I want to share with you how my children and her children are coping so that perhaps what I share will help you to not give up easil...

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