Category: Newbies

Homeschooling My 6 yo

Email of the Day: Hello. I’m new and nervous about homeschooling. Nervous because I want to make sure I’m following ‘the rules’ correctly and I don’t want to fail my daughter. My daughter is 6. And I’ve not enrolled her in kindergarten this year or for next. I’d like to homeschool her but don’t know

Homeschool Secrets

You’re sitting on the fence. You’re terrified of jumping off and homeschooling, but the beginning of the new public school year is bearing down on you, and you’re thinking about the headaches and stomach aches your kid will say *he has every morning. You’re thinking about all the fights over homework . . . and

Homeschooling and the Under 8 Crowd

Email of the Day: Mom One: I heard once they enter school (which my son has), they have to stay in school, even if they are younger than 8…. does that sound accurate? Mom 2: I heard that, too. Parents who wait until 8 are more likely (in my personal opinion) to have a child