Making it Work

Tips to stay motivated, Bible promises, keeping things simple, overcoming challenges or pre-conceived ideas, scheduling and planning tips.

How to Ditch Homeschool Discouragement

Let’s face it, homeschool discouragement is a real thing! Homeschooling is a 24/7 job that never goes away. No breaks or holidays (your kids go with you! Aaargh!). And sometimes the challenges bring discouragement. Before we dive into figuring out how to overcome discouragement in homeschooling, let’s…

4 Ways to Take Homeschooling Seriously and Stay Focused

If you’ve been homeschooling for a while you’ll know how frustrating it is not to be taken seriously. You’re just getting somewhere with your child’s math lesson and someone knocks on the door, or your phone rings – and your child’s concentration flies out the window…

Can You Homeschool and Work? Here’s How to Juggle the Two and Be Successful

You really want to homeschool your child, but you work – either part time or full time. How can you do both? Is it even possible to homeschool and work? Juggling homeschooling and work is most definitely possible, but the first thing you need to be sure of is your “why…

6 Essential Character Traits you Need for Successful Homeschooling

Successful homeschooling is not dependent on your education and qualifications. It’s more dependent on your character. And your character (like mine was) may be sorely lacking! But, the good news is, some things are learned in the process of accomplishing a task. And, as you homeschool your kids…

6 Things you Already have that Qualify you to Homeschool with Confidence

Do you feel unqualified to homeschool? You have no teaching degree, feel inadequate, overwhelmed, and intimidated. You worry that you’ll make a huge mess or create learning gaps for your child. You are not alone.  Many homeschooling parents feel the same.  But just because you feel…