How to start your homeschool legally, advice to help your children learn the best they are able, within a budget you can afford, and in a lifestyle that is comfortable for your whole homeschool family.
Start With Where You Are
Who does it? What is homeschooling? Why do it? What do you do
Begin Homeschooling with Confidence
My first thoughts were how on earth am I going to teach my children everything they need to know? It was overwhelming - and I just didn't know where to start. By Julie Gilbert.
Help understanding the need for downtime, to decompress after
a poor school experience before you really understand the freedom
homeschooling can bring.
As a new homeschooler, you may often wonder if you will ever
feel at ease teaching your own. You will!
Getting Started Homeschooling, A Chat
A chat with a parent who was considering homeschooling her eldest
Going Our Own Way
Our family's story about how we started homeschooling.
Help Getting Started Homeschooling
All sorts of wonderful essays by others on how to get started
Just For the Summer
Your son or daughter didn't do too well in school this past year
and you want to help them catch up. Can you homeschool just for
Where Do I Start?
Where to start looking for homeschooling advice and information.
What is Homeschooling?
Frequently Asked Questions [FAQ]
How could I possibly teach my own kids?
History of Homeschooling
How did the modern movement come about? How did compulsory education
regulations cause this reaction?
What is Homeschooling?
A variety of writers answer the question from different viewpoints.
Benefits to Moms by Homeschooling
Mothers share their reasons for deciding to homeschool.
Man-to-man talk about the how's and why's of the father's role
HeartMath and the Magical Child
A leading neuro-scientist has concluded that teaching to the
heart is so much more effective than teaching to the brain.
Online journals, usually the thoughts, opinions and daily life of families.
Homeschooling Is Best
Rebuttal to Tracy Pope who wrote "Classroom is Best"
in the August 1997 "Bay Area Parent."
"Independence Day" has a double meaning for homeschoolers.
Journalists, doctors and others talk about homeschooling.
Pros and Cons of Homeschooling
Doubts and fears, objections from others, all hold us back at times.
First Comes Mom
Care For the Primary Care Giver
Prepare to homeschool by planning to take care of the Care Giver's
Lucky You, You're Homeschooling!
Chase the mental "snakes" out of your home and think
about how lucky you are.
Does your family really appreciate you and understand what you
are try to do?
Motherhood - Smarter or More Anxious?
Two books came out just in time for Mother's Day 2005. One claims
that motherhood makes us to be more anxious and the other claims
motherhood makes us women smarter. Does one necessarily preclude
Spring Cleaning Your 'tudes
Sometimes it's a matter of changing your attitude about learning.
Visit this virtual street and knock on the doors of homeschool
Essays on what it means to be a "homeschool
Living Joyfully With Children
Win and Bill Sweet, "Maximize freedom and success. Minimize
fear and failure."
You won't believe what these homeschoolers have accomplished!
Planning To Get What You Really Want
One way to learn about homeschooling is to attend a homeschool
conference, convention or curriculum fair.
Curriculum To Unschooling
Shifting from off-the-shelf to creating your own, to letting
your child lead the way.
Foundations for Successful
Ensuring success when homeschooling children of diverse ages.
Is it time to convert your preschooler's playroom into a space for an older child to have all their educational resources handy in one space?
New Year's Resolutions
Homeschooling doesn't meaning just "winging it" with
a bunch of half hearted hopes. Improving as you go along is part
of the normal growth of your family's homeschool experience -
children and adults.
Planning a Custom Education
The real trick to homeschooling is, believe it or not, to forget
what "they" have put in place of goals for your child.
Some books to order to just help families get started in their
homeschool journey. Each selection is deliberately short and
Records and Reports
An Excel spreadsheet from your guide and other resources to help
you plan, record and report your homeschool
activities. Links for other reports and planners, and organizational