Ready or not, a new school year will begin shortly…or will it? Having the freedom to choose when to begin the next school year is a tremendous benefit to homeschooling.Read More
Author: Tina Robertson
The staying power of a homeschool schedule cannot be underestimated for the organized homeschooler. It does take time and self-discipline though to stick to a schedule. You are not alone in your struggle to make it all fit in a day. The staying power of a homeschool schedule cannot be underestimated for the organized homeschooler. It does take time and self-discipline though to stick to a schedule. Too, I have a bit of trepidation in sharing about this topic. It has been my experience that homeschoolers obsess worry about this topic more so than some other homeschooling issues. Deep...Read More
Does familiarity breed contempt? Tina debunks this and two other homeschool myths. Myth: “Familiarity Breeds Contempt.” My experience: What a bunch of malarkey! Time spent with each other is priceless, precious and quickly passes when your children finish homeschool. My sons and I, including my husband, have only drawn closer to each other through our intimate time together. Oh sure, if a person indulges their children in selfish behavior, allows siblings to talk to each other in a derogatory way and gives more respect to other people outside their home than their own family, I wouldn’t want to live...Read More
If burnout starts as a ripple in early January then by May it can be a full blown tidal wave of weariness. So by sharing 4 signs that you may need to attend a homeschool convention, I hope to motivate you to make plans to set aside time for yourself. Look at a few symptoms of burnout. 1. Your curriculum has lost that loving feeling. When compliments about your curriculum that you had in the beginning of the year turn to criticism you know then it may be time to switch your curriculum. Read the Full Article on Tina’s...Read More
How do you log or track hours for high school credits? This is a very important question because you don’t want to be cheating your teen or over complimenting him so to speak either when you log hours or assign him credit. This is a very important question because you don’t want to be cheating your teen or over complimenting him so to speak either when you log hours or assign him credit. Before you can log hours though there are two things to determine. 1.) How to determine time? You think this is easy enough, but not so...Read More
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