Why You Should Study Educational Philosophy for Your Homeschool … Even When You Feel Like It’s Over Your Head

Why You Should Study Educational Philosophy for Your Homeschool ... Even When You Feel Like It's Over Your Head

I’m going to come right out with it. If you’re educating your children at home, you should care about educational philosophy. I’m not suggesting it’s easy or always fun, but it matters. *Post contains affiliate links; see disclosure for details.* I get it. Educational philosophy can seem daunting. Whether you’re[Read more]

Homeschool 101: Methods & Philosophies

Homeschool Methods Matter

There’s no shortage of homeschool parents seeking advice on curriculum, scheduling, and other home education basics. Unfortunately, it’s difficult to make suggestions and answer questions for parents who are unfamiliar with homeschool methods and philosophies. (Post contains affiliate links; see disclosure for details.) But not everyone feels comfortable researching those methods and digging into[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]