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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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What to Look for in a Homeschool Curriculum

There are so many choices when it comes to curriculum! Here’s what to look for in a homeschool curriculum for your homeschooling family. After a decade of homeschooling, we’ve been through our fair share of homeschool curriculum. There have been some good choices and those that have made me question my decision-making abilities. Ha! Not …

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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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Homeschooling in PA: 3 Places to Start

Thinking about homeschooling in PA? Here’s where to start! One of the amazing mamas who reads MamaTeaches.com came across the Top 10 Reasons Not to Home School article the other day. One of the points in the article is that if you don’t know the home school law in your state, and you’re not willing to learn …

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I Fear I Am Failing as a Homeschool Mom

Think you’re failing as a homeschool mom? You’re not the only one. I couldn’t sleep, could barely get out of bed from exhaustion, and yet somehow, somehow I had to be responsible for the children’s education. There are no sick days, slow days, vacation days, alone days when homeschooling. I am their world and they are mine and sometimes …

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7 Encouraging Books for Homeschool Parents

Sometimes even the most enthusiastic homeschooling families need encouragement. These seven encouraging books for homeschool parents can provide that for them. For me, a quiet moment with a book that soothes the soul and guides instead of condemns our choice to homeschool is often exactly what I need. If you have been homeschooling for awhile, …

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