During the spring and early summer of this year, I spent a lot of time considering what our life might now be like if I had left the kids in public school… and how very grateful I am that I was led to homeschooling.
Midsummer came, and with it car troubles, house troubles, financial troubles, grumpy 13-yr-old troubles. I found myself second-guessing things. Finances would be simpler if I put the kids in school. I could work more hours. Afford payments on a car. Not have to wonder how I was going to buy . . . → Read More: Have a H.E.A.R.T. For Your Kids
A new freebie from The Old Schoolhouse has arrived! Check it out by clicking on the pic.
I haven’t had a chance to look through it yet – it was just posted a couple of hours ago, and it’s my bedtime now – but I’ll be back tomorrow and share some highlights!
(And just in case you missed it, here’s a link to the Thanksgiving and Christmas Supplement they gave away during the last Holiday season… check it out, too!)
. . . → Read More: Free Homeschool 101 ebook from The Old Schoolhouse
We all have difficulties to face, fears to overcome, and crazy things that life throws in our way. As homeschoolers, one of our greatest stresses as parent educators is “What if we’re just not enough?”
When a child attends public school, the parent has a false sense of security. The teachers are the ones involved in the day-to-day instruction, so the parent will often blame the teacher when things go wrong. They neglect to realize that the ultimate responsibility lies with those it truly matters to, the individual family.
As . . . → Read More: High School Homeschool Help