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That One Year Daddy Took Over Homeschooling

When I was growing up, if my classmates and I got in trouble we were sent to the principal for discipline. Depending on the situation, we may even get the paddle. Digressing, I mention that because I sometimes have been called by my wife during the school year and asked…

Five Daily Affirmations for Homeschooling Mamas

Say these 5 affirmations daily to be encouraged, inspired, and empowered, no matter where you are on your homeschooling journey. I AM EQUIPPED First, affirm that your knowledge of who your child is and what their needs are makes you the most qualified and equipped person to educate them. I…

12 Ways to Keep Your Kids Engaged: When They’re Disinterested and You’re Ready to Give up

It’s that time of year when the weather starts to warm up and students start to shut down. Many parents are experiencing end of the year burnout for the first time as they educate their children at home. Children have become disinterested in distance learning and parents are ready to…

Letter to the News Media

Yrana Avery, a mother of 3 that has been homeschooling her children for 7 years noticed while watching a news segment on Fox, that although the media is constantly talking about homeschooling, they rarely if ever include the perspective of parents that were home educating prior to the Covid-19 crisis.…

My Top 5 Homeschooling Tips

My Top 5 homeschool tips are based on principles that I’ve learned in my 15-year homeschooling journey. I apply them to my homeschool daily and have given one or all of them as homeschooling advice for years. I hope they bless you, encourage you, and empower you. Tip #1 Embrace…

Resources for the Unexpected Homeschooler

With schools closing across the nation, many parents have found themselves homeschooling unexpectedly and are seeking free and low-cost resources. I know first hand how overwhelming searching for resources can be, so here is a compilation of blog posts and websites to help make finding resources easier. All titles are…

15 Encouraging Quotes for Black Homeschoolers

Recently, my family and I have been in a super busy season in our homeschooling. Our days are often long and hectic with homeschool lessons, co-op classes, music and foreign language lessons, math tutoring, and one of my girls even has a part-time job. Additionally, my husband and I are…

3 Reasons to Teach Black History Year-Round

When teaching my children history, I always try to find the black presence and contribution in whatever time period or historic event we’re studying. I want them to know that Black people are a significant part of American History and that there really is no American History without Black History.…