Done by Noon: A Look at Our Typical Homeschool Day

Done by Noon: A Look at Our Typical Homeschool Day

One question we frequently get asked about homeschooling is how long we actually spend on it each day.  Our schedule and lesson plans have experienced some major changes since we started homeschooling, but one thing hasn’t:  for the most part, our typical homeschool day ends at noon. (This post contains[Read more]

10 Great Books for Homeschooling Parents

Great Books for Homeschooling Parents

We live in a time when there’s no shortage of great reading options for home educators. I’m incredibly grateful for that because that’s exactly where we turned when we began homeschooling.  We turned to our local library and researched diligently to prepare for our journey. Since then, I’ve continued to[Read more]

Considering Homeschool: Day to Day Logistics

Considering Homeschool: Day to Day Logistics

Our Considering Homeschool journey has led us on several important stops thus far: reading, reflection, and research (book suggestions, state legal considerations, etc.); preschool at home; and an overview of homeschool methods.  Those are all crucial topics to cover before beginning homeschool. Once you have an idea of what your state[Read more]

Considering Homeschool: Educational Methods and Perspectives

Considering Homeschool: Educational Methods and Perspectives

Exploring homeschool methods can be an interesting, yet intimidating part of considering homeschool. You may have already done some reading about these schools of thought and instantly identified with a method. Maybe this all seems like gibberish to you.  Either way, we’re going to take a brief look at some well-loved homeschool methods.[Read more]