Your Family’s Vision Sets Home Education Priorities

Home-educating parents have so many choices that sometimes it’s hard to determine what we should do with the time we enjoy with our children each day. An overload of decisions and options can leave us feeling worn-out, guilty and overwhelmed. What’s the solution? A consistent focus on your family’s vision and top priorities makes all the difference. One of the best things a home-educating family can do is narrow its focus to three or four long-term goals for the homeschool year. For many families, developing positive character qualities is a…

Avoid the Homeschooling Doldrums

The holidays are over. As the decorations come down, and you’ve got a long road to reach summer vacation, it might be easy to become blue about the journey ahead. However, there are some things you can do to bring joy back into your daily homeschooling routine. First of all, don’t be a slave to the curriculum that you’ve chosen. If it doesn’t work, ditch it. Or do less of it. Many new homeschoolers burn out quickly because they are trying to do too much. Your child doesn’t have to…