Category: Encouragement

Why Your Homeschooler is Crying (And what to do about it)

Confession: Somebody cried in our homeschool this week, and SPOILER ALERT: it wasn’t me…this year 🙂 It wasn’t our preschooler. And it wasn’t our kindergartener. It was our 8 year old. Wait, Aren’t Tears a Sign of Homeschool Failure? I used to think that. The first time my daughter started to…

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…

4 Reasons that Would Make Me Quit Homeschooling

Wondering when is it okay to quit homeschooling? Well, the purpose of this blog is to help people get STARTED with homeschooling, so writing about reasons to quit homeschooling is a bit uncomfortable for me…but still important. One of the things that gave me the courage to pull my daughter from public school and start homeschooling, was the…