Category: Encouragement

5 Really Good Reasons to Cancel Your Homeschool Day

Are you struggling with knowing when it’s okay to cancel your homeschool day? Do you feel like if you cancel the day just once, your kids will want to cancel school every day, you will lose all control, and your homeschool will fall apart? There are many benefits that come from you being in the drivers’ seat…

My Top 8 Most Frustrating Homeschool Struggles

Are you wondering, “What are the hardest things about homeschooling?” Or maybe, “What are the biggest homeschool struggles?” I used to wonder the same thing when I was still thinking about homeschooling! There are so many blog posts out there that show a rosy, sweet, ideal vision of home education…but is it really like…

The Homeschool Morning Hack I Still Use 2 years Later

Don’t you just love a great homeschool hack?! I love and hate that feeling I get when I discover a really neat way to solve a problem – why didn’t I think of that before? That is so obvious! Well, I had the awesome luck of running across a pretty great homeschool tip during my first…

10 Gifts Any Homeschool Mom Would Love!

Needing gift ideas for the homeschool mom in your life? You are probably frustrated because she says things like, “Oh, I don’t need anything,” whether it is Christmas, her birthday, anniversary, or Mother’s Day. She spends her time dreaming about shiny curriculum, color coordinated bins to organize school supplies, and all the books. All…

Why My Homeschooler Doesn’t Want to Go Back to Public School

There are so many strong opinions out there about homeschool vs. public school. I have met a number of people who disagree with my choice to homeschool my 2nd grader, kindergartener, and preschooler. A few have come right out and said it, but others are more passive in their disapproval. I think they honestly just feel bad for my kids…