homeschool socialization

“He’s Bullied, But He’s Still Got to Go to School!” … Doesn’t He?

Jonah Mowry posted this video of himself about his fear and despair at the thought of starting 8th grade, because of the severe bullying he has experienced since 1st grade … and he started cutting himself in 2nd grade. At Read More

The Easy Way to Run a Homeschool Group

It’s not a NO-work homeschool group, but definitely LESS work. Still sound good? I’m the leader of my local homeschool support group. We’re pretty laid-back, so much so that I really don’t consider myself the “leader” … I fulfill more Read More

How to Homeschool History Painlessly!

I don’t teach our homeschool history co-op class. Instead, I facilitate independent and autonomous self-studies initiated by the students. It’s not as complicated as it sounds, and it’s a fun, easy co-op method that works well for any type of Read More

How We Unschool: A Day in the Life

One of the most consistent questions homeschoolers and unschoolers get is “what is a typical homeschool day like for you?” It will always look different from one family to another, and often will look different in one family from one Read More

Time for Homeschool Yearbooks!

Everyone enjoys a memento book for the year spent with friends and fellow students, but few people enjoy the time and labor of creating one, especially if the burden falls on just one or two people to create a yearbook Read More

So Much for Socialization …

Every homeschooler has been questioned about the Big “S” … the socialization question. How will our poor homeschooled children ever become properly socialized? A single room with a single adult supervising 20 to 30 same-aged children is assumed to be┬áthe Read More