Homeschooling

Our Modern One-Room Schoolhouse

Our Modern One-Room Schoolhouse

By Laura Simon Whenever I tell someone I homeschool my kids, they get a far-away look in their eyes and I can tell they’re imagining what on earth “home school” looks like. I used to do the same thing, before my family made the leap. In my mental image, my children...
Back-to-School for the Homeschool Mom

Back-to-School for the Homeschool Mom

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon I’m no stranger to this back-to-school thing.  Just last year, I was preparing for my fourteenth year as a classroom teacher while frantically racing through Target with my kindergarten son’s insanely detailed supply list.  Is there really...
The Benefits of Homeschooling

The Benefits of Homeschooling

By Guest Blogger Ellen Dockham When people find out I homeschool my two kids, ages 9 and 12, I get a variety of reactions, many of which can be summed up in the comment, “I could NEVER do that.” Occasionally, though, someone will say they admire homeschooling and...