Middle school is a great age to start working towards independent work in your homeschool. Try these 4 steps to get them started!
Does your state require standardized testing for your child? And if so, what are the requirements? If your state doesn’t require testing, what reason is there to still use a standardized tests? Standardized testing doesn’t have to be a big ordeal for homeschool families, and once you understand the various options, it can become part […]
Reflections from a homeschool Mom as she passes the torch to the next step – college
Homeschooling in high school can be a challenge, and it’s definitely something people wonder if it’s possible at all. Beyond just academics, many parents worry that the emotional ups and downs of teenagers will create a difficult environment, more than they are able to handle on their own. Parenting a teenager has not always been […]
Most introductions to homeschooling start at elementary level, preschool or kindergarten. But what if your child started at a traditional school and you’re starting your homeschool journey only after 5th grade? A favorite resource of mine, Mary Pride’s Complete Guide to Getting Started in Homeschooling, is extremely helpful in setting goals and prioritizing. She writes from a […]