Tag Archives: homeschooling

What to Teach in Middle School

Middle school! Preparing for high school can be overwhelming. Wondering what to teach in middle school? Here are a few basic concepts that need to be taught in middle school.

The past few weeks we have been taking a look at homeschooling middle school. Check out part one and part two to see topics discussed thus far.  As we shared, homeschooling middle school is a time of transition for the homeschool mom and the student. It is a time of more responsibility, fewer hands on cutesy stuff, and more independent learning.  This week we are going to continue discussing what to teach in middle school.

When Homeschooling Wasn’t the Plan

Homeschooling wasn't the plan. Yet, here you are. Now what? You have a choice to make, and that choice is very important!

As a homeschool mentor I have heard it time and time again,

“Homeschooling wasn’t the plan”

Those words have come out of my own mouth, and if were honest MOST of us didn’t plan on being where we are today. But, sometimes plans change, and when this happens we have a choice to make.

5 Tips to Start Your Homeschool Day off Right!

Is your homeschool day chaotic? Want smoother sailing days? Here are 5 Tips to Start Your Homeschool Day off Right!

As many of our holiday breaks are winding down, now is the time to begin thinking of how we can make our homeschool days better. One way to do this is by setting it in our minds to start our homeschool days off right. How can we do this? Here are 5 tips to get your homeschool day off right!

The Pros and Cons of Year Round Homeschooling

Year round homeschooling has been a debate for some time now. Some families LOVE year round school, some say NEVER! If you have been debating year round homeschooling for awhile now you may want to take a look at some of the pros and cons.

When Homeschooling is Not Working

When Homeschooling Isn't Working

You’ve been at this homeschooling gig for awhile now and things haven’t got any easier. People said it would, but in your case it just hasn’t. The kids are miserable, you’re miserable, and homeschooling is not working. What do you do?