Will Homeschooling High School Put My Child At A Disadvantage?

Will Homeschooling High School Put My Child At A Disadvantage?

When we started homeschooling a decade ago, I thought that homeschooling high school would be out of the question. I truly believed that it would put my boys at a disadvantage. Turns out, I was wrong. Last week, my son received his first acceptance letter to one of the four year colleges he applied to….

What Is The Difference Between Learning Disabilities and Learning Differences?
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What Is The Difference Between Learning Disabilities and Learning Differences?

What’s the difference between learning disabilities and learning differences? Does it matter?   I have been thinking about this a lot lately.  My youngest son continues to struggle academically, in ways that go way beyond helping him learn in a different way. We have tried every single approach I can think of: educational therapy hands-on…

Homeschool High School Math: The Best Decision We Made To Help My Child
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Homeschool High School Math: The Best Decision We Made To Help My Child

When my oldest son continued to struggle with homeschool high school math, this is the very best decision we made to help! Math has been a difficult subject for my oldest son for as long as I can remember.  It started with timed tests back in second grade. It continued with difficulties with algebra. It…

14 Important Ways To Help A Struggling Anxious Reader
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14 Important Ways To Help A Struggling Anxious Reader

My son is twelve years old. I clearly remember him in his sweet little preschool classroom at four years old. He loved the arts, the crafts, the playtime and the other children. But the letters, the writing his name, the sounds? Not so much. Even back then, it was obvious that reading was not his…

As Homeschool Days Turn Into Homeschool Years
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As Homeschool Days Turn Into Homeschool Years

My oldest son completed applications to five different four-year colleges last week. He did it completely on his own, researching the various campuses and the accommodations they provide.  It still floors me, just thinking about it. The truth is, I did not think this would be a viable option for him. I’ve spent years stressing…

This Homeschool Enrichment Program Makes Learning Come Alive

This Homeschool Enrichment Program Makes Learning Come Alive

One of the most challenging parts of homeschooling, for me, is finding resources that genuinely interest my kids. This homeschool enrichment program does it for me! When we first started homeschooling ten years ago, I spent so much time looking for curriculum resources that were purely academic. The latest reading program. The newest math manipulatives….