Experts share advice normally used on kids that adults can use, too.
“The learning doesn't have to stop just because all of the life is chaotic right now.” Heather Bowen, a mom of two, shares effective ways to home-school your kids during the coronavirus pandemic.
When I first learned about the practice of homeschooling, my impulse reaction a decade ago was not enthusiastic. After all
A lot of the decision comes down to what will work best for you and your kids.
There will be doubt. You will second guess yourself, especially during the first year. Please know that doubt is normal. When
I wish I hadn't waited.
When people find out we are homeschooling, they say certain things. Well-intentioned comments like: "Wow, I could never
"What makes you qualified to be a teacher?" Not only is this offensive but it's also incredibly ill-informed. Many homeschool moms are college educated, intelligent and intuitive women.
One thing you CAN say that is right on the money: "You've GOT THIS!" She might not realize this yet, but no one is better
I am an accidental homeschooler. I didn't plan on educating my children at home. I didn't plan on joining the ranks of parents who are sometimes viewed as insular and anti-social. Like many others, I thought that all homeschoolers purposely sheltered their kids from the real world. Seven years after my kids have dragged me into this lifestyle, I can wholeheartedly declare that I am more connected to the world than ever before.