The Empty Homeschool Nest project

When you have an empty homeschool nest

I really wasn't ready; wasn't expecting homeschooling to be over for me, for us, just yet. My empty homeschool nest ...
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If you don't know your child's learning style, rushing into a curriculum purchase is an almost instant recipe for disappointment and frustration. Take the time now and make your homeschooling future easier...

Do You Know Your Teen’s Learning Style?

After making the decision to homeschool, one of the most overwhelming choices parents face is choosing a curriculum. Knowing how ...
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A homeschool graduation ceremony, whether it be sweet and simple or a complicated event, can be a touching way to mark this oh-so-significant event in your family's life!

How to Plan a Homeschool Graduation

Beyond a doubt, one of the most touching occasions I have ever had the privilege to attend is our local homeschool co-op's ...
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This essay reveals what homeschoolers REALLY learn...

12 Things You Learned if You Were Homeschooled – Part 1

Note: This is Part 1 of a 2-part series of reflections from homeschool graduate, Lauren Meeks. If you enjoy this, ...
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Teaching driver's ed as a homeschool parent will help ensure you're getting your teen behind the wheel safely. Here are some considerations to keep in mind.

Getting your teen behind the wheel safely

One of the most, um, "exciting" things about raising teens and homeschooling high school has been, hands down, teaching our ...
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From homeschool to public school – Part 2

In a recent post, I described how we're preparing our kiddo #4 for this new educational environment. In today's post, ...
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From homeschool to public school – Part 1

How to Help Your Teen Adjust... Families make the decision to homeschool for a number of reasons. Some make this ...
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Getting these 5 important concepts down will surely take the stress off a homeschool mom's heart...

5 Valuable Concepts To Make Your Homeschool Stress-Free

I interact on a daily basis with homeschooling parents; moms, mostly. These are good people who love their children.  Some ...
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Welcome to #breakthrulinkup 33 - I'm sure you'll appreciate some of these great resources!

#breakthrulinkup 33 – Calling all Homeschool High Schoolers!

Welcome to #breakthrulinkup 33! I'm just so excited I could almost burst...and I can't wait to tell you about it! ...
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From a college essay on the topic: a perspective on homeschooling from someone who's really "been there, done that!"

Letter from a Homeschool Graduate

Note: Graduation season is once again upon us.  A few years ago, I received a copy of an essay my ...
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