Author Archives: Katie Glennon

About Katie Glennon

Katie is a former teacher who has taught in public, private, online and homeschool coop classrooms. Her speciality is English, but she loves all subject areas and uses an eclectic style of Charlotte Mason and unit studies. She loves sharing her passion for learning and teaching with others and hopes to help other homeschoolers enjoy their homeschooling journey now that her boys are in college.

Keeping up with the Joneses, Homeschool Style

Keeping up with the Joneses, Homeschool Style

Ever been to a homeschool group and overheard a mom share an award her child just earned? And you immediately felt a slight sinking feeling? Or, scrolled through social media and read about a homeschool family with three children winning first through third place in a competition? And, felt like maybe you weren’t doing enough so that your children won competitions too? It’s very easy, sometimes, to fall into the comparison trap and try to “keep up with the Joneses”, especially if we have recently faced challenges in our homeschool days.

How to Start Homeschooling

How to Start Homeschooling

So, you’ve decided to homeschool. Questions will come to mind after you have decided to start homeschooling. There are a number of things to consider and places to get answers, but first, remember you are not alone! Homeschooling has become a viable and an accepted alternative means of education. Chances are there are a number of active homeschool communities and groups near you for support and interaction.