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Homeschooling with Dr. B

May 10, 2021

When I started homeschooling, my kids were used to being in a traditional school system, so it took us a couple of weeks to break loose from it. One of the benefits of homeschooling is the flexibility to adjust your schedule based on your kids' goals and your family's needs. With a bit of patience and...


May 3, 2021

I am often asked, "which homeschool philosophy should I follow?" My answer is always the same—whichever fits your family. As you might have been able to tell by now, I'm an eclectic homeschooler. I look at all the philosophies or systems, and I take what I think is best for my family. The most critical components for...


Apr 26, 2021

People always ask me if I feel that I wasted the last six years homeschooling my kids. I love spending time with my kids, and I wanted them to enjoy their childhood. We got to do both with homeschooling! At the same time, they learned to get their work done before having fun. They're learning to be analytical...


Apr 19, 2021

I used to think I was a terrible homeschool mom because I'm not like those moms who always seem happy and perky. So I tried faking it. It doesn't work! It's exhausting and just makes me a grumpy mom! And after spending time with perky moms, they can get just as frustrated with their kiddos as I do! Don't feel that...


Apr 12, 2021

During our New Year's party, this woman reprimanded me when she learned I was homeschooling my children. She said I was an irresponsible, neglectful, and all-around terrible mother. The thing is, we don't need to justify our choice to anyone else! It's none of their business! It becomes more convoluted if you try...