Homeschooling high school is a scary thing. Believe me, I get it. I’m going to cut to the chase today because I need to address someting that I see happening quite often. You see, this very fear is what I honestly believe is at the root of a mistake many homeschooling parents make once their … Continue reading “Don’t Make This Mistake When Homeschooling High School”
Well, here it is – my final post dedicated to presenting next year’s homeschool curriculum. As with our chosen curriculum for the littles and middles, my teenagers’ (who will be in grades 9 and 11) learning remains as relaxed as possible, which I know really goes against the grain when it comes to most homeschooled … Continue reading “Our 2018/2019 Relaxed Homeschool Curriculum for High School”
This post wasn’t in my plans for today. You see, earlier this afternoon, I was actually mentally preparing to record a video presenting next year’s relaxed homeschool high school curriculum. It suddenly dawned on me that, at first glance, most people will likely think my teenagers won’t be “doing enough.” After all, isn’t high school … Continue reading “The Surprising Truth About Homeschooling High School”
Sometimes homeschooling high school can seem like a daunting task. As a homeschool facilitator, keeping things balanced between being interesting and being thorough can be a bit of a struggle. All too often it seems like we have to make a choice between fun and shallow, or comprehensive and boring, and, as a lifelong bookworm, nothing … Continue reading “How to Homeschool High School Literature with Excellence”
This year we will have our very first homeschool graduate. It’s an exciting time, albeit a bit stressful because this is uncharted territory for us. There have been moments of serenity where I’ve thought, I’ve got this, and others when I’ve panicked and convinced myself that I had no idea what I was doing.
Homeschooling high school can seem like an intimidating prospect. Homeschooling, high school simply, however, turns a potentially daunting task into one in which not only much learning occurs, but a love of learning prospers.
Devin has chosen to continue learning in a more schoolish way.
(Disclaimer- This post contains affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy.) It’s been about two years since I’ve written a weekly review post, and there has been one major change since then- we no longer identify as unschoolers and have settled in as relaxed homeschoolers. While unschooling can and does work for many families, the lack … Continue reading “A Tale of Ten Homeschoolers-Weekly Highlights- 4/21”
I’ve been thinking. If there was one thing I could change about the beginning of our homeschool journey…. okay… strike that. (Because, unfortunately, there’s way more than one thing I’d change.) Okay, let’s rephrase that… one of the things I wish I had done as a new homeschool parent was to take the time to read. … Continue reading “A Must-Follow Reading Plan for Every New Homeschool Parent”
I love homeschooling. And I love books, so what better than to combine the two? Now I’m not talking textbooks here – no thank you! As a homeschool mom, it is extremely important to me that my kids are learning in a way that is interesting and engaging, and, unfortunately, textbooks just don’t fit those … Continue reading “How to Homeschool with Living Books”