We encourage reading in our kids, but what about mom? Here are 10 Great Books for Homeschool Moms that will be sure to encourage you on your journey!
Have you ever felt like there were too many books but not enough time? Me too! That’s why I wanted to narrow down the list of books out there to the top 10 books for homeschool moms. These selections will encourage you, and help you on your homeschooling journey!
KJV Homeschool Mom’s Bible by Zondervan
This is one of my favorite bibles. It includes daily encouragement through devotionals that are scattered throughout the bible. Each selection is dated, and they tend to be seasonal, which is a huge help during the holidays, back to school time, and burn out season!
The Busy Homeschool Mom’s Guide to Romance: Nurturing Your Marriage Through the Homeschool Years by Heidi St. John
How many of us let our marriages slide thanks to homeschooling? I know I do! This book encourages us to NOT let that happen.
Schooling at Home While Working at Home by Misty Bailey
As a homeschool mom, I know how hard it is to make ends meet on one income. That is why I wrote, Schooling at Home While Working at Home. It offers practical tips to help you land a work at home job, AND gives you advice on how to make work and school happen as a work at home homeschool mom.
Educating the Wholehearted Child: A Handbook for Christian Home Education: Home to Use Real Books and Real Life to Make Your Home a Vibrant Center of Living and Learning for You and Your Child by Clay and Sally Clarkson
This book is chock-full of information that will help you lay a biblical foundation in your home and school. The Clarkson’s share practical tips to help you parent well while nurturing your child’s heart, soul and mind.
The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home by Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise
I have not read this book, but it gets excellent reviews from many homeschool moms.
“The Well-Trained Mind will instruct you, step by step, on how to give your child an academically rigorous, comprehensive education from preschool through high school?one that will train him or her to read, to think, to ?understand?, to be well-rounded and curious about learning. “
Karen DeBeus tells you how to make homeschooling simpler, and how this makes your life and your children’s life so much easier. The book is full of tips to make school happen, ways to teach, and how to take the unnecessary out of your life.
Even if you are new to homeschooling, this book is a must-have for any homeschool mom. Although homeschooling is a great joy and privilege, it also a challenging undertaking that stretches and grows us. This guide offers hope, encouragement, and sanity to prayerfully strengthen your soul for this God-given journey.
A joyful and accessible approach to homeschooling that harnesses children’s natural curiosity and makes learning a part of everyday life, whether they’re in elementary or high school. This book is a must read no matter where you are in your homeschool journey.
Have one of “those” kids? Me too! That is why this book from Sally Clarkson is a must read. If you are in need of help and hope in your own journey with an outside-the-box child, or if you’re an adult trying to make sense of your differences, you’ll find deep insight, resonance, and encouragement in the pages of this book.
Wondering about morning time? This book from Pam Barnhill breaks down the process and explains why it is a necessity for every homeschool family. Better Together is the indispensable guide to creating time in your day to focus on the things that matter most in your homeschool.
So, pick one or more, and enjoy some time reading these great books for homeschool moms. Hopefully, they encourage you in your journey as a homeschool mom!
New homeschooler? Be sure to check out this list of great books for the new homeschool mom.
Author Bio: Misty Bailey is the voice behind the Southeast Homeschool Expo’s Facebook page, as well as one of the convention planners here at the Southeast Homeschool Expo. She has worked in the homeschool market for nearly a decade with a multitude of curriculum companies, and as a former blogger and podcaster. She brings to the table 17 years of homeschooling experience working with her own three children, as well as founding her local homeschool group. Her goal is to encourage and inspire you on your homeschool journey by providing practical tips for real life (not cookie cutter perfection) homeschooling.