Confessions of a Homeschooler
Want the down and dirty on how to set up your homeschool from a family whose been there and done that? From down-to-earth wisdom and uplifting encouragement to amazing printables and lesson plans, Confessions of a Homeschooler is your one-stop-shop for beginning your homeschool journey.
The Homeschool Scientist
Nervous about teaching science in your homeschool? Fear not! The Homeschool Scientist has got your back. You'll find awesome science experiments, curriculum choices, science resources, expert advice and more. Dive into a world of learning and fun at The Homeschool Scientist.
Kara Fleck is a little bit crunchy and a little bit rock 'n' roll -- which is how her blog got its awesome name. At Rockin' Granola, you'll find the most exquisitely written posts about everything from simple living and homeschooling to playful parenting and preschool rock concerts. Her relaxed homeschool style includes influences from Montessori, Waldorf, Charlotte Mason and more. Dig into the archives for an amazing array of well-organized curriculum from the baby years on up through sixth grade.
Many Little Blessings
Angie is the witty, domestically-challenged writer behind Many Little Blessings. An eclectic homeschooler, she generously shares her curriculum and a wide variety of excellent homeschool resources. Learn about hobbies, crafts, fitness, household management, homeschooling and even "What to Do When Your Compost Bin Smells Like Poop" -- at the entertaining and educational Many Little Blessings.
Interested in setting up a Montessori homeschool? Counting Coconuts is your gig. Mari-Ann is a certified Montessori teacher who now lives on the beautiful island of Bermuda where she is homeschooling her two adorable children. Enjoy an impressive selection of Montessori homeschool ideas, including: curriculum, books, crafts, printables and guidance on how to organize your classroom.
See the beauty in the Small Things at Ginny Sheller's popular blog. A homeschooling mom of six, Ginny is the first to admit that homeschooling isn't always easy and that they probably have too many chickens and too many cats on their 2-acre plot of land in Virginia. Ginny doesn't ascribe to any particular method of homeschooling, but she believes deeply in meeting the individual needs of each child. Fall in love with Ginny's gorgeous writing, brilliant photography and her contagious passion for life learning at Small Things.
Red, White and Grew
Red, White & Grew is not your typical homeschool blog. In fact, the blog was first born to promote the victory garden revival. But over time, Pamela Price began to talk about her other interests, including: homeschooling, teaching and life learning. Her rich and thought-provoking posts about secular, eclectic homeschool are equally useful to homeschoolers and non-homeschoolers alike, as she explains in her landmark post, "All Parents Homeschool. Yes, They Do." Get the 411 from the front-lines of home-centered education at Red, White & Grew.
We all want what is best for our children. But, sometimes, our modern educational system makes things harder than they have to be. Simple Homeschool is founded on the maxim, "Never let schooling interrupt your education." At this outstanding homeschool blog, you'll find simple advice on how to raise confident, happy life learners. Light a spark for learning and adventure while you nurture your children's natural gifts, interests and strengths.
Weird Unsocialized Homeschoolers
Kris Bale is not afraid to confront the stereotypes and misconceptions about homeschoolers head on at Weird Unsocialized Homeschoolers. Her blog is chock full of sassy, straight-talking posts that answer all the typical questions non-homeschoolers have about homeschooling. Get a balanced and insightful peek inside the home of this brilliant and (mostly socialized) sweet-tea loving, hip homeschool mom.
I'm Unschooled. Yes, I Can Write
Get the raw, unfiltered truth about unschooling at I'm Unschooled. Yes, I Can Write. Twenty-year-old Idzie Desmarais is a smart and savvy lifelong learner whose blog is the perfect wake-up call for those who can't wrap their mind around the concept of unschooling. Discover the beauty of authentic, self-motivated education and the realization that life and learning are not two separate things.