A Beginner’s Guide to Your First Year of Homeschool

Amy from Saskatchewan asked, “I have all the fears I suspect most moms might have begun their homeschool, but I also have a sense of peace that has replaced my sense of dread when I sent him to school. Do you have any tips?” If I could share a cup of tea with Amy, these…

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How to homeschool with confidence in 5 (not-so-easy) steps

How do you deal with the uncertainty of your homeschool choice so you can homeschool with confidence? First, let’s just assume that there are occasions when we may feel uncertain. Being uncertain is a human experience and we will all feel it sometime. So it’s totally normal that you feel this way about your homeschool…

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How to Use the Practical Deschool your Homeschool Checklist

Let’s chat about ideas for deschooling your homeschool (I’ll share how to use the practical deschool your homeschool checklist)… You know what? We can homeschool beyond doubt, uncertainty, and that not-good-enough feeling. I’ll show you how to use the practical deschool your homeschool checklist so you can homeschool with confidence, clarity & satisfaction. You already…

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the two seasons in our homeschool

There are seasons of homeschooling in my homeschool. There’s a project season. And there’s an unschool season. But first, you need to know this about me: I haven’t always homeschooled. I haven’t always scheduled six months of formal studies. I haven’t always radically unschooled. I haven’t always used Charlotte Mason principles. Nor have I held…

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how to plan homeschool: what I want my kids to know

As I am in the midst of homeschool planning, I am considering what I want my kids to know, really know. So how to plan homeschool? Not the lofty, high-minded stuff I planned when I first began homeschooling thirteen years ago (like memorizing every constellation, familiarizing ourselves with university-level calculus, practicing with SAT essay practice…

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Nine Simple Steps to Plan your Homeschool with Confidence & Clarity

What are the steps to plan your homeschool? Let’s kickstart it so you are confident and clear. You can plan a homeschool overnight, but your plans won’t stick for a child’s life at home. Here are the principles you need to consider as you start the process of planning your homeschool. (Cause it’s a long-term…

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