• What You Need to Know About Deschooling

    We need to talk about this because it’s important. Not only to your entire family’s mental health, but to your ultimate success as a homeschooler. Deschooling allows everyone the time to decompress from all prior educational settings, gives parents a chance to watch and observe their children to discover who they are as learners, and allows children the chance for…

  • Gameschooling 101

    Why do I homeschool? Because there’s no way the above would be considered “curriculum” in a public school classroom. My 5yo doesn’t need a stack of work books (though we have a few and she enjoys them), she needs to play and create. Have you considered “gameschooling” or incorporating it into your days? It’s a thing! Children often learn concepts…

  • Self-Directed Teens (A Day in the Life)

    “What does homeschooling older kids look like?” I hear this a lot, from worried parents of older elementary students, middle schoolers, and high school aged-kids. I get it; by the time your kids get to this point, the local homeschool group has cycled back to a new batch of 5-10yos and the older kids have moved on to the local…