Tag Archives : Homeschooling 101

Tip Tuesday: Homeschooling Kindergarten & Early Elementary


Hi friends! For today’s Tip Tuesday video, I’m talking about how to homeschool through kindergarten and early elementary years. Homeschooling is flexible in so many ways, and that includes what you choose to do for each year. Today I’ll be talking about the main subjects you’ll want to cover for these grades as well as some tips to make your…

Tip Tuesday: Homeschooling on a Budget


Hi everyone! For today’s Tip Tuesday video, I’m talking about how to homeschool on a budget. Homeschooling is flexible in so many ways, and that includes budgeting. There are many options for homeschooling on a budget. Watch my Tip Tuesday: Homeschooling on a Budget video for my tips and tricks to get the most out of your homeschooling budget! Here…

Homeschooling Do’s & Don’ts!


Have you ever wished there were a list of things you should do or definitely not do when beginning homeschooling? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! Even veteran homeschool mom’s are doubt themselves at times. When I first started homeschooling I asked everyone I knew which curriculum to use, what days to homeschool, which subjects to teach, and how I would…

Homeschooling 101: Switching to Homeschool Mid-Year


Hi everyone! I’m back today with another Homeschooling 101 post.  Today we’re talking about switching from a public or charter school situation to homeschooling mid-year.   One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is how to go about switching from public school to homeschool mid-year. It’s more common than you think to pull students out mid-year and begin…

Homeschooling 101: Switching Curriculum Mid-Year


Hi everyone! I’m back today with another Homeschooling 101 post.  Today we’re talking about switching curriculum mid-year.   Occasionally it happens that we find ourselves needing to switch one of our curriculum choices mid-year. For me it was about three months into our 3rd year of homeschooling when I realized that our math curriculum was not working. So what do…

Homeschooling 101: Staying the Course


I’m back today with another Homeschooling 101 post.  Today we’re talking about homeschooling kindergarten and elementary level students.   Staying the course in homeschooling can be difficult if you’re not fully committed to this calling. There are several things that can cause a parent to doubt their choice to homeschool. In this chapter we’ll discuss a few of the things…

Homeschooling 101: Homeschooling and the Working Parent


Hi everyone! I’m back today with another Homeschooling 101 post.  Today we’re talking about homeschooling and the working parent.   Homeschooling itself is a full time job, so carefully consider whether or not working and homeschooling is a realistic choice for your family. While homeschooling doesn’t take the same amount of time as classroom teaching does, you will still need…

Homeschooling 101: Homeschool Burnout


Hi all! I’m back today with another exciting Homeschooling 101 post.  Today we’re talking about homeschooling burnout.   Feeling burnout? It happens to the best of us…and I’d even venture to say that it happens to all of us at one time or another. It is commonly referred to as “homeschool burnout”. The responsibilities of the homeschooling parent can be…

Homeschooling 101: Time Management


I’m back today with another Homeschooling 101 post.  Today we’re talking about homeschooling and Time Management!   Good time management for homeschoolers is a necessity. You’ve already seen a sample of our daily schedule. But there are a few more tips I’d like to share with you on the topic of time management and keeping your sanity. First of all,…

Homeschooling 101: Socialization


Hi everyone, I have another Homeschooling 101 post for you.  Today we’re talking about that dreaded word… SOCIALIZATION!   One of the first questions I am asked regarding homeschooling is… “What about socialization?” I almost hesitate to even include this topic in my series because of it’s sheer silliness. But I know for new homeschoolers, the issue of socialization can…