This week we are participating in Teach Them Diligently’s homeschool blog link-up, “How to Stay Encouraged While Homeschooling.” Finding support and encouragement for your homeschooling […]
Homeschool Conventions Part 2: Tulsa Speakers
Welcome to NextGen Homeschool’s Homeschool Conventions 2013 Series! This year the authors of NextGen Homeschool are covering several conferences all across the country, and we’ll […]
Spring “break” or homeschool burnout?
Once again, it is spring break! Every year at about this time, I find myself needing the break. But I also get worried that taking […]
Tuesday’s Tip: Survival skills for solo parent days
In last week’s Friday Flashback post, I shared some of the ways that I juggle homeschooling, working from home, and solo parenting when my husband […]
Hands-on Homeschool: How important is it to memorize basic math facts?
I remember that when I was in third grade in public school (way back in 1980), I memorized math facts. My family had moved to […]
How we manage working while homeschooling
Recently the writers at NextGen Homeschool addressed the question “Can you work and homeschool?” in an “Ask a NextGen Homeschooler” post. If you’re a regular reader […]
Learning goes on when life interrupts schooling
I used to feel guilty when life got in the way of our school lessons. When I homeschooled the girls, we would sometimes have days […]
Oops, I did it again! Changing curriculum again… and again
My experiences changing curriculum have been pretty well documented on this blog. If you haven’t followed my journey, here are the highlights of our curriculum […]
Starting a Homeschool Co-Op: Getting into the Groove
Last month I wrote a post about starting my own homeschool co-op for the first time — a tween-age Girls Book Club — after my […]
Because there will be days that challenge us…
I have been homeschooling since the fall of 2004, so this is the beginning of my 8th year. I was also homeschooled as a jr. […]
Gearing up for Back-to-School: Gotcher Family
This past week — per my three girls’ eager request — we started school a few weeks earlier than I had planned. I’m sure the […]
Ask a NextGen Homeschooler: How do you cope with burnout?
Welcome to “Ask a NextGen Homeschooler…” It’s your turn to ask the writers at NextGen Homeschool — four formerly homeschooled moms who are now homeschooling […]
Ask a NextGen Homeschooler: What About Socialization?
Welcome to “Ask a NextGen Homeschooler.” It’s your turn to ask the writers at NextGen Homeschool — four formerly homeschooled moms who are now homeschooling […]
Where’s the “Reboot” Button?
Lately (and more often than I’d like to admit), I have found myself in the midst of trying to gracefully navigate the twists and turns […]