Stop the Comparison Game

Stop the Comparison Game

A young dad came to me with concerns about his son.  His friend’s 3-year-old already knew all the sounds of the letters. Plus, he was talking in full sentences and was way ahead of this young dad’s 3-year-old son. His worry was genuine. “Are we doing something wrong?”...
10 Tips for Helping your Child with Mental Health Issues

10 Tips for Helping your Child with Mental Health Issues

Mental health issues are on the rise the last couple of years with the pandemic and all that’s been going on in the world. Sadly, we just passed the two-year mark of losing one of our adult sons to mental illness. It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever been...

6 Popular Achievement Tests for Homeschoolers

6 Popular Achievement Tests for Homeschoolers Do you have questions or feel anxious about annual achievement testing? Many states require that you give your child an annual achievement test if you’re homeschooling them. I’m from Minnesota and achievement...

Help! I’m Feeling Overwhelmed with Homeschool Planning!

Photo by Anthony Tran on Unsplash Are you stressing because it feels like school is just around the corner and you don’t feel ready for your homeschool year? Maybe you’ve already done some planning, but you’re feeling like there’s still so much to do....
Overcoming the Most Common Homeschool Fears

Overcoming the Most Common Homeschool Fears

I remember when I first started homeschooling, I had so many fears! In fact, we almost didn’t homeschool because of those fears. I thought I might ruin our children, or they might become awkward or ‘different’. I was concerned that I wouldn’t do a good job, or that I...