Author: Michele Pleasants

Ready, Set, Go?

Ready to start homeschooling your child…but still unsure? You have all of the books and workbooks. You have all of the supplies and even a cute little area set up to school in. You even have the date circled on your calendar.

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Me, Organized?

You have ordered the books, bought the supplies, more than you need of course, and even dreamed of what the first day of school will look like. But organized. Well, maybe not so much. THIS is something I can help you with. I love organized. I dream organized. So here we go! 1 – Streamline. This means don’t buy every supply in Target and Walmart just because it is there and on sale. And oh so cute. I know, I know, it is so hard to resist those office supplies. I get it. But we DO NOT need them...

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9 Debunked Excuses

I have been doing this for a long time, this homeschooling thing. It has had its ups and downs, but it has been worth the ride. And trust me, sometimes the ride was not easy. It was bumpy, and winding and often mismarked. But it is what God has called OUR FAMILY to do. And while I do not argue that homeschooling is for everyone, I do get tired of all the reasons people list for why they do NOT homeschool. Because the excuses? I have heard them all. And frankly, they are weak. 1. I don’t have enough...

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Summer School? Seriously?

Yes, I admit, I do usually give the kids a week or two off but then it is time to get going again. Seriously, how much pool and fun can one family take? May and June will arrive and most kids will bound through the doors of some school building praying they do not see those empty halls for at least three months. Parents will delight in the break from homework and fill the days with pool trips, camps, and clinics. But we homeschoolers, well, let’s just say we do things a little differently around here. Near of the...

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