One of my favorite parts of the VaHomeschoolers Conference is getting to meet so many homeschoolers who have just started out on their journey. I often have folks who come up after my Beginning Homeschooling session to ask me questions, usually wanting to further clarify something I said or about something specific to their personal situation.Read More
My friend Jeanne has a post, The Field Trip Not Taken, to which I could definitely relate:
Read MoreSometimes, in homeschooling, too much of a good thing is not a good thing. I tend to be a go-er and a do-er, and contrary to the vision of homeschooling that is so pervasive but so mistaken, homeschoolers aren’t necessarily home all that much.
I have pulled together a page with links to my posts over on the Life Without School community blog. I wrote over there from 2006-2008 and thoroughly enjoyed being part of a wonderful community of homeschool writers. The blog is no longer active, but we have left the archives up and I highly recommend browsing them if you are looking for inspiration and support on your homeschool journey.Read More
I have a new post up at Life Without School titled It's Not the Child. I wrote this after what seemed like a slew of posts on some of my homeschool lists from parents who seemed very worried that something was wrong because their children were not picking up certain concepts at particular times.Read More