We already know that there is great freedom in homeschooling, and the freedom certainly extends to vacations, lengthy travels, or simply traveling long distances. With this freedom, we can go anywhere we choose and still remain in our educational wheelhouse.

No one starts their homeschooling journey with the intent to fail! I hope that I can help you steer clear of some of those little mistakes for an awesome homeschool year ahead.

In much of the homeschooling advice you’ll hear, whether through personal conversations, online homeschool support groups, or some larger scale function such as a homeschooling convention, you’ll often hear that homeschooling is something you customize to your family’s personal needs. And there’s a reason for that.

There is much to be said for simply getting organized in your homeschooling routine, yet it can be a challenge for even the most detail-oriented mom.

If there’s one core truth that I would want every potential homeschooling mom to know, it is this: not everyone is going to get behind your decision to homeschool.

The topic of homeschool record keeping is of the utmost importance, no matter where you are in your homeschooling journey. We will be looking at what it’s like to keep records at specific levels so that nothing is left out.

As a homeschooling parent, you are probably very aware of that lack of drive that can happen after the rush of holidays at the end of the year. Molasses isn’t the only thing that runs slowly in January, and this mid-year slump comes to us all, whether we’re homeschooling newbies are veteran educators.

Winter can bring more than rough skin and chapped lips; it can also bring great field trips for homeschoolers! It’s fun, the whole family can take part, and if you play your cards right, you won’t have to spend an excessive amount of money. Here are some ideas I came up with.