Tag Archives: confidence

Do I need a degree to homeschool?

So many moms and dads come to homeschooling with reluctance (like I did) or with insecurities about their abilities to teach their children. I want to let you know right from the start, you are the best person to give your … Continue reading

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Learning Doesn't End at Graduation

There are days when I look back with longing at the days when we were homeschooling, and wish for those days again. Especially when the current part of my journey is difficult. Surely it was "easier" in those days! The … Continue reading

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My name is Judy ... and I'm a box-checker

Yesterday Amy posted about our new 4-day schedule, and all the reasons, details, and logistics that go along with this release. I'm a schedule lover, so I was excited when we started talking about the feasibility of creating a 4-day … Continue reading

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A Voice They Can Trust: A Gift to Your Children

As a homeschool grad, people ask me all the time if I'm glad I was homeschooled. Though I've given a wide variety of reasons I'm thankful I was, I have a new favorite answer after reading Kate's powerful post.  I … Continue reading

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You're nobody special! ...

I was sitting in an empty workshop room at a convention last weekend, enjoying the relative peace and quiet before our next responsibility for the day. In walked one of the cleaning staff, obviously looking for someone. She walked up … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Boosts Student Self-Esteem

Years ago, Luke linked to the blog post I used to be the prettiest girl in the world. That post is such a perfect picture of the kind of confidence you can give your children by homeschooling.     An Autoblot™ Post … Continue reading

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What is it you do, exactly??

For the past few weeks I have had to undergo a variety of medical tests. Most medical technicians, if they're any good (IMHO), learn to make small talk to fill the time and make their patient feel less stressed. Without … Continue reading

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