#2: You Don’t Have to Go It Alone When we first started homeschooling, we lived in a very rural mountain community. The closest little convenience store was four miles away; it took about 20 minutes just to get to the nearest grocery store of any size. The children and I spent a lot of time by ourselves at home working through lessons together. But
For the past five years, we’ve been a part of a smaller homeschooling co-op. It’s actually the third co-op we’ve joined, and it’s the one we’ve been able to stick with. But not all homeschoolers are part of a co-op, and that’s okay too. Homeschooling Co-op #1 We joined our first co-op when my oldest was just in third grade and my youngest was
Worried about having socialized children when you homeschool? You don’t need to! There are so many opportunities available for Socializing when Homeschooling!
In a recent web group discussion, homeschooling parents were discussing the cost of education. The discussion took a turn when one post pointed out that Connections Academy (the online public school option) receives approximately $8,000 per student from each of the states it is available in. Another homeschooling mom posted that in NY, public schools receive $17,500 per student. It’s shocking really, to see
One of the most important resources for any parents trying to homeschool their children is a local support group. If you’re not a part of one already, this is a good year to join. A support group is just that — an organization, either large or small, made up of homeschooling families. Although every family is different, many face the same challenges in raising