Before You Buy any Books…

Curriculum. It is the bane of the new homeschool parent’s existence–the decision that would seemingly affect all other decisions, and the conversation piece that dominates the earliest discussions surrounding homeschooling. But there are other decisions that are, believe it or not, more critical than choosing curriculum, from my perspective. In fact, giving some thought to […]

Homeschooling: the How to Live Decision

This was originally posted in January of 2014.  So many families underestimate the decision to homeschool and its impact on every aspect of how the family lives and breathes, so I thought it might be a good time to share–again–our own testimony.   ‘Homeschooling is a how-to-live decision not a how-to-learn decision’ was the title […]

The Truth about Homeschool

For many home educators who follow the public school calendar, those lazy days of summer are no longer lazy.   Like me, you might be starting to research curriculum, to develop reading lists, and to plan the semester or yearly calendar.   For many will-be home educators, this time might be filled with trepidation and angst—can our […]