In her latest Q & A to families, Dr. Mary Kay Clark explains how an enrolled family can find out if there are any online helps for their children's courses?Read More »
Homeschooling Isn’t Always Easy, But It’s Worth It!
Amy Pawlusiak discusses common misconceptions about daily life as a homeschooling family and why, despite challenges, this life is better than most imagine.Read More »
What is Most Important to Prepare for the New School Year?
New school year? Dr. Mary Kay Clark says having definite plans about what the children should do and when will help even the youngest feel more comfortable.Read More »
The Surprising Joys of Summer Homeschooling
You may be surprised to find how summer homeschooling can be a joy. Care to try a few of Amanda Evinger’s ideas for relaxed and creative summer learning?Read More »
5 Essential Sick Day Strategies for Homeschoolers
We know that sickness can be disastrous for a homeschool schedule. Homeschooling mom, Patricia Purcell, shares her strategies to minimize sick day damage.Read More »
A Mom’s 3 Responses to the “I Could Never Homeschool!” Mentality
Homeschooling mom Elizabeth Turajski combats the “I Could Never Homeschool” Mentality, with 3 Reflections on the Purpose of Homeschooling.Read More »
What’s One Recommended, Practical New Year’s Resolution for Homeschooling Moms?
How do I figure out the grade for my students for Section A on the quarter reports? I have an active wiggly little boy who does not want to sit still for his schoolwork. What do I do? Do I need to keep attendance records for my school district or for Seton?Read More »
Christmas Time in High School
As we move toward December, we all think about Christmas. It’s a busy time, and it’s easy to put off schoolwork. However, students in high school don’t have as much leeway as elementary students.Read More »
Motivation and Home Schooling: Finding the Right Carrot
I recall once going to my aunt’s house to baby sit for her three daughters. While in the kitchen, I was amused to see that she had a picture of a swimsuit model on her refrigerator. Before pulling anything out of the refrigerator to eat, my aunt had to look at the picture. This was clearly meant to dissuade her from eating, in hopes of having a figure like the woman in the picture. While the idea was amusing to me, it made some sense. Although my aunt had a general intention to lose weight, the picture gave her direct motivation at the time it was most needed.Read More »