Category: Encouragement

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…

Public School vs Homeschool: A Teacher Turned Homeschooler Weighs In

Deciding about public school vs homeschool is a big decision! There is a so much to consider as you decide what is best for your family. It is such a treat for me to share with you the wisdom and insight from my friend, Amanda, about her decision to homeschool her kids! She is a former public school teacher and…

20 Public School Things We Kissed Goodbye for Homeschooling

I think people feel a little bit sorry for me that I homeschool. I feel like they imagine this very stressful and suffocating existence, where I am never without my kids. I work tirelessly doing something that the government has offered to do for free. Truthfully, there are hard days. I have to figure out how to teach while my…

What Every Homeschool Mom Wishes You Would Stop Asking

Have you ever had someone ask you a question that was very rude…but it was asked in a really innocent and kind way? It can be rather shocking. And sadly it happens to me on the regular as a homeschool mom. Sometimes I find myself tongue tied and don’t even know how to respond. Well, that…