Just Starting Out


Homeschooling can be overwhelming to a new parent. These posts have been categorized especially for helping out new homeschool moms (and dads). The posts you’ll read about here can help get you started! You might also be interested in checking out the Homeschooling 101 page.

Other site pages that are useful for getting started:

How to Homeschool Preschool

Posted in Just Starting Out on May 24, 2017

Teaching a preschooler

There are plenty of legitimate reasons for enrolling your kids in preschool, but fear is not one of them. You can do this. In fact, all legitimate reasons aside, your preschoolers need you to teach DIY preschool. Believe it or not, preschoolers often do better in a loving, supportive, engaging home environment. Benefits of DIY Read More »

Homeschool vs. Public School for Empaths and Highly Sensitive Children

Posted in Homeschooling, Just Starting Out on May 20, 2017

Empaths and highly sensitive children can stand out in public school

The empath or the highly sensitive child’s ability to learn can be severely hampered in the public school setting. Homeschooling is quickly becoming the most attractive and viable alternative education option for students with unique needs that cannot be met in a traditional classroom setting. Empaths and Highly Sensitive Persons Empaths are most clearly characterized Read More »

Homeschooling for Free: Is It Possible?

Posted in Just Starting Out on May 15, 2017

is it possible to homeschool for free

If you have been considering homeschool, but all you hear about is how unbelievably expensive it is, you are not alone. Every day, parents walk away from their dream of homeschooling their children because of cost. Your child's future should never be compromised because of money, especially when you can homeschool your child for free. Read More »

Transitioning from Traditional School to Homeschooling - Deschooling

Posted in Just Starting Out on May 15, 2017

Moving away from a public school

School choice is not feasible for every family, and even when it is a choice, not all feel called to home school right off the bat. Many of us American moms and dads not only look forward too, but actually fantasize, about what we’ll be doing the day our children are loaded on the bus Read More »

A Warning About Homeschool Forums & Online Groups

Posted in Just Starting Out on May 8, 2017

Tons and tons of light-bulb opinions

I homeschooled for more than 25 years. I made mistakes and I watched mistakes unfold. I've seen the good, the bad, and the ugly. I couldn't leave the wonderful world of education and home education, so I now work as a homeschool tutor and consultant. Today I want to share a word of wisdom for Read More »

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