Category Archives: Homeschool Basics

Homeschool 101, getting started, and articles for those new to homeschooling. Here are the basics every homeschool parent wonders about and needs to have clarity on.

Keeping Track of Your Homeschool

There's a lot to keep track of as a homeschool parent! Your state, district, or umbrella school may require documentation. But even if it doesn't, you have your own day-to-day record keeping that lets you know what to do next … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Combine Homeschool and Housekeeping to Get More Done

It’s tricky to find a healthy balance between schoolwork and housekeeping. Consequently, it’s not uncommon for a family to favor one at the expense of the other. There will inevitably be times when not a single chapter of any book … Continue reading

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3 Simple Phrases that Infuse My Homeschool with a Growth Mindset

Not knowing what to say when your child is having academic trouble is the worst. It’s so hard to maintain a positive attitude when deep inside you are questioning if it is your fault. After all, you are homeschooling, which … Continue reading

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Homeschooling with Sonlight Q&A

The Sonlight approach to homeschooling is unique, so it's natural for a newcomer to this curriculum to have a lot of questions. To paint a picture of homeschooling with Sonlight, here are seven common questions with answers—plus more to read … Continue reading

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Back to the Basics–An Alphabetical Guide to Homeschooling

Whether you’re just starting off on this journey of homeschooling and need a little guidance or have been at it a while and need a pep talk, sometimes it’s good to review the basics. What better way for a homeschooler … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Homeschooling Multiple Children

Have you seen the video where someone is trying to line up a litter of cute, cuddly kittens? If you haven’t, let me spoil it for you: it doesn’t work very well! As you can imagine, it’s a full thirty … Continue reading

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4 Benefits Homeschooling Affords Parents

For obvious reasons, people want to know the ways homeschooling can be good for their children. Many people also talk about how it benefits the adults, but always in context of their role as a parent or the family as … Continue reading

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