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The Unique Perspective of a Teacher-turned Homeschooler

Posted in Homeschooling, Teaching on October 12, 2017

Advantages of teachers that become homeschool moms

This may seem counter-intuitive, but, yes—there are those of us who used to teach in a school and now homeschool our own children. All our teacher training and classroom experiences make for an impressive teaching repertoire—and, at times, some educational baggage—which gives us teachers-turned-homeschoolers an interesting perspective on what it looks, feels, sounds like, and Read More »

Do You Have What It Takes to Homeschool?

Posted in Homeschooling on October 7, 2017

Do you have what it takes to successfully homeschool your children?

If you're considering homeschooling, you have probably found yourself completely overwhelmed. You think, "I could never do that. " There seems to be so much to know before you even start and you already doubt if you are smart enough or have it in you to make this work. Let me start plain and simple, Read More »

What Schools (and Parents) Are Not Teaching Kids

Posted in Parenting on October 6, 2017

What Schools (and Parents) Are Not Teaching Kids

Today’s youth are a wonderful generation with kind hearts and big dreams, just like everyone that has gone before them. However, I feel that families and the education system are both failing to prepare them for the practicalities of life and robbing them of a sense of competence. I thought I had brought up our Read More »

What websites make your life easier as a homeschooler?

Posted in Homeschooling on October 2, 2017

Cast your vote today!

Can you believe that 2018 is only a few months away? Each year we ask homeschools to nominate and vote on the internet's best educational websites. This isn't just an easy way to honor and show your appreciation for a website that's made your life easier... it is the best way to share great resources Read More »

Social Media and Splintered Personalities

Posted in Homeschooling on October 2, 2017

More concerned with social media and photos than real life

Integrity is something I try to focus on with the youth and kids in my programs. I don’t merely zero in on truth-telling but on truth-being. In today’s world, they can be entirely different people on any platform from Snap Chat to Facebook to Instagram. I encourage them to be the same person -- to Read More »

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