Dear Channie, I homeschooled my son last year to get him through freshman year so that he could then go to a technical high school which was better suited for him. The homeschooling was a success( I used Christian enlightium academy online). My question is I am considering homeschooling my sixth grader who is already… Read More Dear Channie: Is it Hard to Homeschool a Younger Child Alone?
Dear Channie, I have been homeschooling my children ages 10, 7 and 6 for the past three years now. One of the biggest challenges I face is getting through the lessons in a timely fashion. It doesn’t matter if it is a lesson I am teaching or one they do on the computer…we always run out… Read More Dear Channie: I’m Running Out of Time!
A while back I ran across a facebook post that shared the frustrations of a full-time working, single parent. She is completely frustrated with her son’s school and the options (or lack of options) that exist for him and deeply feels she could do a better job bringing him home. She raised the question, to… Read More Dear Channie: Homeschooling + Full Time Job. Can the Two Exist Together?
Dear Channie, I am a proud homeschooling mom to four kids, ages 10-3. We are a very busy family with a lot of stuff going on all the time. Over the years, I have felt like my home just isn’t my home anymore-we are overrun with homeschooling–everywhere, everyday. Could you share with me how you… Read More Dear Channie: Help Me With My Homeschooling Clutter!
My name is Deborah and I have been homeschooling my twin daughters for three years now. We started homeschooling because the school environment they were in was awful. Lots of bullying that went unchecked. I was also not too thrilled with the academics either. My girls didn’t ask to be home schooled but they did ask… Read More Dear Channie: When to Quit
Dear Channie, After two very rough school years with my daughter (age 11), my wife has finally convinced me to consider home schooling as an option. To be honest I am not a fan of the idea at all, or at least I wasn’t when she first mentioned it to me a year and a… Read More Dear Channie: Are There Cons to Homeschooling?
Dear Channie, I am a newbie homeschooler (this will be my second year). Last year we followed our public school system’s schedule mainly because I thought it a good idea for the kids to be off when their friends were. Although it has been ok, I am interested in different schedules So what is you… Read More Dear Channie: What is Your Home School Schedule?
That is my question. I have been homeschooling for the past three years. My children are in grades 4, 7, and 9. My oldest child was in public school until 4th grade (which is when I pulled him out and started teaching him at home). My youngest children have only been home schooled. When I… Read More Dear Channie: To Grade or Not to Grade…
Dear Channie, I have been home schooling my two boys (8 and 10) for the past two years. I think I have adjusted. I think. Honestly, things have been going pretty good–home schooling seems to genuinely be a good fit for my kids (and us adults as well). One thing that I do struggle with… Read More Dear Channie: Organization Help
Dear Channie, I am a fairly new homeschooling mom. I started a year and a half ago homeschooling my two boys (ages 6 and 9). I am lucky to live in a community and area that has a lot of home schoolers. When I first started out I wasn’t sure if I was going to home… Read More Dear Channie: How Much Does Home Schooling Cost?