Unhurried Homeschooler, the Book!

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I wanted you all to know that I just published my first book!  It’s a simple, mercifully short book on homeschooling(about an hour long read). Over a year ago, my husband suggested that I write a book on homeschooling.  I laughed because I really did think it was funny!  Homeschooling for our family has been simple, so I doubted that anyone would want to read about it.  My husband told me that was EXACTLY the Read More

The Unhurried Homeschooler -Third to Eighth Grade

The Unhurried Homeschooler Third to Eighth Grade

(*This post contains affiliate links*) You could find yourself and your child at any number of places in this stage of the game.  Regardless of where your child is “academically”, by now you will have found him/her increasingly responsible and dependable.  By third grade you have a pretty good grip on what kind of learner your child is, what he/she knows and doesn’t know and what his/her interests seem to consistently be.  These next years Read More

The Unhurried Homeschooler-Preschool to 2nd Grade

The Unhurried Homeschooler Preschooler to 2nd Grade

(*Contains Affiliate Links) So this is the dreaded time…when many moms really start feeling the pressure, if not from ourselves, from others and from the educational “system” to really start hitting the books. It can be a fierce test of tuning into our mommy instincts and letting those trump the deafening sound of other voices.  I found it best not to read too much on homeschooling at this stage of the game because it would Read More

The Unhurried Homeschooler-Babies and Toddlers

The Unhurried Homeschooler

Part of me is terribly opposed to writing anything concerning “school” when it comes to baby and toddler years, but with the huge push for early education in our culture, I think it’s important to address it. So many parents are feeling the pressure to get as early a start as possible to be sure that their child isn’t “behind”. The truth is that these years should be some of the most enjoyable years of Read More