Homeschooling

One Dad’s Perspective In Homeschooling His ADHD Daughter During COVID

One Dad’s Perspective In Homeschooling His ADHD Daughter During COVID

By Guest Blogger Juan Santos M.S., CRC, LCMHC As a parent, watching my kids grow and learn during COVID, I can tell you that I am amazed and proud to see how they are navigating such difficult waters. Parenting and homeschooling a child with ADHD is a ball game of its...
Triad Area Tutoring Resources

Triad Area Tutoring Resources

Updated by Katie Moosbrugger This directory is sponsored by Sylvan Learning. Sylvan creates confident, independent students by targeting the causes of academic frustrations. Sylvan has become the leading provider of tutoring and school support for students of all...
Homeschooling 101

Homeschooling 101

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon I just want to start with this: I see you. Maybe you’ve always wanted to homeschool. Maybe this is your worst nightmare. Maybe you’re a SAHM mom and you’re throwing everything you have into making sure your kids keep learning. Maybe...
School 2020: Making the Best of This Reality

School 2020: Making the Best of This Reality

By Guest Blogger Kelly Nichols, a local educator To say the least 2020 has been strange. Headlines have amazed me. Uncertainty has engulfed me. As a long-time educator, I had to reframe everything I had ever done in the name of teaching in March. Yesterday, Governor...
Welcome to Homeschooling, Moms

Welcome to Homeschooling, Moms

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon I’m sorry you had to meet it this way. And right up front, I want to let you know that this isn’t how normal homeschooling looks. For kids whose “socialization” is questioned by every well-meaning elderly woman in the grocery...
Why Homeschooling Parents Need a Break

Why Homeschooling Parents Need a Break

By Laura Simon February. It’s the month that made me question all my life choices when I was teaching other people’s children, and it’s no different now that I’m homeschooling my own kids. It’s the month where the newness of the school year is long worn off, the...
Can My Homeschooler Go To College?

Can My Homeschooler Go To College?

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon “But what will you do when they want to go to college? I hear this all the time when strangers – and sometimes, friends – find out I am homeschooling my kids. It’s the second thing they ask – right after the inevitable question about...
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...
How Do You Spell …

How Do You Spell …

By Becky Spence, author of www.thisreadingmomma.com Becky is a teacher; turned stay-at-home mama (SAHM) of three little blessings. She is very passionate about literacy and loves to share the things they do at home as well as things she does as a reading tutor with...