Our 2018/2019 Relaxed Homeschool Curriculum for 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”

The Surprising Truth About Homeschooling 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”

How to Homeschool High School Literature with Excellence

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”

Homeschooling High School with College in Mind- Review

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. 

How to Homeschool High School English Simply and Effectively

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. 

A Tale of Ten Homeschoolers-Weekly Highlights- 4/21

(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”

Parents, Wake Up! School Is Usurping your Parental Authority

If you’ve been here before, you know that once I get started on my tirades about the public education system, it can take awhile for me to get it out of my system. That’s where I am right now. 😉 Last week, I shared with you why my husband and I have decided that school … Continue reading “Parents, Wake Up! School Is Usurping your Parental Authority”

Why I Will Never Call Myself a Homeschool Teacher Again

I know what some of you are thinking, so let me reassure you right off the bat – No, I haven’t given up on homeschooling. Perish the thought! In fact, as we come to the close of our 9th year of homeschooling, I am more confident in our decision now more than ever. So…..you might … Continue reading “Why I Will Never Call Myself a Homeschool Teacher Again”