Category: Homeschooling Secrets

Work Full Time and Homeschool?

Email: Can I work full time and still homeschool? Answer: Many people do this. You don’t have to home”school” from 7am-4pm, M-F, from September until June. The law says you get to choose when, where, and how you go about this awesome homeschool journey. Consider, if you will, the math: There are 5,840 waking hours

Graduation Requirements for Homeschoolers?

Email of the Day: Im trying to figure out where to find graduating requirements for highschool? Basically what classes she needs and how many credits per class. I believe its 26 credits to graduate? Answer: The reason you can’t find this information is that it doesn’t exist. Homeschoolers in WA are responsible for covering the

What the heck is Occupational Ed?

Email of the Day: I am a current homeschooling mother researching Washington Laws in preparation for relocating my family to Spokane. I read your law information and I am wondering about the 11 required subjects. I am assuming it is a matter of state terminology, but what is meant by “occupational education?” I have a

Obstacles to Socialization

Email of the Day: What obstacles do parents face with socialization of their children? Answer: The question, “‘What about socialization?” is a knee-jerk reaction to the word “homeschooling.” In general, the speaker has no idea what they are trying to ask. Socialization is the process of learning and internalizing the values, beliefs, and norms of