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When You Can’t Find a Good Fit Homeschool Co-op

Finding a good fit homeschool co-op can be tough. Here’s what to do if you can’t find one. I know some of you can’t even imagine what it would be like not to be a part of a homeschool co-op…and others of you are thinking, “What’s a co-op?” Basically, a co-op is a group of homeschooling families …

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Must Read Books for Parents of Dyslexic Children

I remember getting frustrated with my oldest son, because he couldn’t tell me what the word was that we had just read a couple pages back. He looked at it and clearly guessed. I, as a former classroom teacher turned homeschooling mom, was beyond frustrated. I’d researched curriculum, pulled out every trick I knew to help him …

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Simple Homeschool Hour Tracker

Keeping track of homeschool hours can be a pain.in.the.butt. Trust me, after a decade of homeschooling, I understand! This simple homeschool hour tracker lets you keep track of the hours spent homeschooling without the fuss. ​ Tracking Homeschool Hours In Pennsylvania, we need to track either 180 days or 900 hours. That’s a lot of days and hours! ​ …

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3 Tips for Keeping Track of Homeschool Progress

Keeping track of homeschool progress is hard! Here are three tips for keeping track of homeschool progress that are easy and efficient. One of the most daunting things about homeschooling, no matter how long you’ve been doing it, is keeping track of your child’s progress throughout the year. Of course, you know that your child has made …

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How Many Hours Does It Take to Homeschool?

One of the most common questions people asked me when we were homeschooling was “How many hours does it take to homeschool?” While everyone’s homeschool day is different, we typically spent about 3-4 hours a day doing book and paper (or computer!) homeschool work. The rest of our day was filled with other types of …

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No School Today? and Other Questions Homeschoolers Get Asked

No School Today? It’s one of the most common questions homeschoolers get asked when they’re out and about during the school day. Questions Homeschoolers Get Asked The level of questioning is akin to the level of questions one gets asked when pregnant. At no other time would someone ask you such personal questions, but when …

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How to Homeschool During the Holidays

Discover how to homeschool during the holidays to make sure you get your homeschool hours in! For many families, one of the most appealing aspects of homeschooling is the flexibility that it affords. While some families choose to homeschool to accommodate their children’s extra-curricular activities (hello, future gymnasts and singing stars!), others opt to homeschool …

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