Homeschooling Hard Things Series

Wondering if you could homeschool while dealing with chronic illness? It is definitely possible! Here are some practical tips to help you get started.

How to Homeschool with Chronic Illness

I had to sit down and catch my breath for a minute. It was one of those moments in life when you’re blindsided by something you just can’t control, leaving you feeling helpless and uncertain. That particular day, I received yet another diagnosis from yet another specialist about my chronic illnesses. It knocked the wind […] Read more…

God can give us strength and provide wisdom, discernment, peace and help even when homeschooling in the midst of mental illness.

How To Homeschool in the Midst of Mental Illness

“Your mental illness is not your identity. Your identity is in Christ” Kay Warren There are a lot of things I never imagined saying, much less dealing with as I dreamt of having kids. As a Mom of a toddler, tweens and a teen, I just smile and shake my head often. But if I’m […] Read more…

Amber Lia talks about triggers in our homeschool and pratical ways on how not to let anger affect our relationships with your children.

How To Homeschool When You Feel Triggered Towards Anger

As a former teacher, I felt pretty confident about being able to homeschool my kids well from an academic standpoint. As a recovering angry mom, I knew that being my kids’ teacher was going to bring with it some unique new triggers. And I was right. For the last five years, I have been leading […] Read more…

Having doubts and feeling overwhelmed doesn’t prove you aren’t cut out for homeschooling. It shows you are a caring and intentional mom.

How To Homeschool When You’re Overwhelmed and Full of Doubts

  “Homeschooling is just so overwhelming. I feel like I’m just failing miserably. My house is a mess, we never get all the lessons done in a day, and everybody is complaining. Even me. Honestly, I’m not sure I’m cut out for this. Maybe my kids would be better in school, you know?” I smiled […] Read more…

Homeschooling a discouraged child can be difficult but it doesn't have to be. Here are 7 practical steps on how to homeschool a discouraged child.

How to Homeschool a Discouraged Child

It didn’t take a lot to derail our homeschool year. Just two great grandmothers battling cancer, both grandmothers distracted or absent in serving them, a husband away on business more often than not, a nasty bout of bronchitis, and a co-op community that spontaneously combusted. All in the same 30 day period. Add in learning […] Read more…

There are a lot of small changes you can make inside your homeschool to restore peace and success in your studies when teaching a student with ADHD.

How To Homeschool Through An ADHD Diagnosis

I am a firm believer that students with ADHD excel in a homeschool environment. My son was in public school through the first few weeks of his fourth-grade year and he was sinking in there. He was always in trouble for not being able to sit still or stay focused, he fell behind in his […] Read more…

Do you have "that" child? A child that is a particularly challenging. If you do, come on over and get a dose of encouragement and life changing advice.

Homeschooling in Hard Times: With “That” Child

HOLD ON! The sun hasn’t even broken the horizon. Already, you’re tired. Already you’re overwhelmed. Already, you’re at the end of your rope. Already, your face is wet with tears. It isn’t as if you didn’t have a plan for the day, you did. And it was a great plan by the way. It isn’t […] Read more…

This article is about two moms who share their stories of homeschooling their children while they battled through their personal illness.

Homeschooling Through Personal Illness: Homeschool Mom Interviews

The following two interviews are from moms who homeschool their children while they’re battling through their personal illness. They have asked to remain anonymous. I hope that my readers appreciate the honesty of their stories.  As a parent coping with a personal illness it can get very scary at times. You can’t help but feel […] Read more…

Are you homeschooling during a time of uncertainty? My friend Penney shares encouraging tips on how you can continue to homeschool in times of uncertainty.

Homeschooling in the Midst of the Uncertainty

Creative Ways to Homeschool When You are in a Place of Uncertainty Uncertainty makes it really hard to buckle down and concentrate and focus. It’s really hard to make plans when everything is in a state of limbo. It’s hard to even think straight when you don’t know what you will eat that day or […] Read more…

Have a crazy schedule while you are trying to homeschool? Wondering how you can do it all? Here are 10 tips to help you manage your crazy schedule.

How to Homeschool In the Midst of a Crazy Schedule

When a Crazy Schedule Creates Doubts “How do you do it all?” As a homeschool mom, you probably hear this question quite often from shocked outsiders and concerned friends. Being a mom is a tough enough job. Adding the responsibility of home educating ups that game. Sometimes, you may even ask yourself that same question. […] Read more…

Dealing with the death of a loved one and homeschooling is not always easy but it is possible. Learn how to homeschool in the midst of a crisis.

How To Homeschool In The Midst Of The Death Of A Loved One

The reality of death is something that we can’t avoid. Eventually, it will touch our lives in some way. We will all experience the death of a loved one many times over in our lifetime. It is part of life and something that we need to learn to live with. Dealing with a loss and homeschooling […] Read more…

Need some homeschool encouragement? 20+ Contributors are coming together to share their stories on how they homeschool in the midst of hard things.

Homeschool Encouragement In The Midst Of Hard Things

Homeschool encouragement is something that we all need from time to time especially when we are going through a crisis. There are so many homeschool families that are going through a crisis right now while they’re trying to homeschool their children and I want to let you know you aren’t alone!  Homeschooling in many ways […] Read more…