Overwhelmed by Homeschooling? I Was Too.

You are not the only one who is overwhelmed by homeschooling. I wrote these words on January 24, 2005, shortly after we pulled our oldest son, Nathan, out of first grade at semester: I’m a state of shock.  It’s our first day homeschooling, and I have no rhythm, no flow, no sense of managing my […]

5 Tips for Homeschooling Boys — a teleseminar

When: January 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thinking of homeschooling your boys? Or already homeschooling, but feeling a little frustrated?  I get it. I started homeschooling my oldest son in January of his first-grade year  (yep, we pulled him out of school mid-year),[…]

The Many Roles Of A Homeschooling Parent

Each year, the number of homeschooled children increases, as more and more parents choose to take their kids out of public school and teach them at home. Studies have shown that children who are independently educated are not only more likely to complete their school careers with a high-level diploma but are also more likely […]

Homeschooling Boys? 5 Tips to Make Your Life a Whole Lot Easier!

When: August 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: teleconference

Stop fighting about schoolwork! In this teleseminar, I’ll share 5 tips that will help you create a homeschool environment that will meet your sons’ academic, social and psychological needs. Presenter Jennifer L.W. Fink is the founder[…]

Homeschooling Boys

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When: May 7, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 2:10 pm
Where: Wisconsin Parents Association conference, 800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901, USA

 

Homeschooling Boys

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Do you homeschool your boys? If so, I’d love to hear about some of your favorite books, games, resources and activities. Leave me a comment with some of your favs. I’ll do a round-up post of your favorite resources. (And if you have a lot of say, feel free to drop me an email at […]

Characteristics of Homeschooling Families

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Have I mentioned the fact that I’m blogging for The Homeschool Classroom this year? My first post, 7 Characteristics of Homeschooling Families, went live yesterday. Check it out and let me know what you think.

Homeschooling Boys

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When I agreed to present a session on Homeschooling Boys at the Wisconsin Parents Association’s annual conference, I had no idea I’d be speaking to a room of almost 100 people. And yet there they were, bright-faced at 8:30 AM on a Saturday morning, ready to share their concerns, insights and comments. Ostensibly, I was […]

Homeschooling and Evolution

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The headline was enough to make me cringe: “Top home-school texts dismiss Darwin, evolution.” The accompanying graphic, a line graph showing the growth of homeschooling over the last 20 years, is enough to incite yet another wave of anti-homeschooling sentiment — because really, who wouldn’t be against homeschooling if homeschooling means that over 1.5 million […]

3 Things Parents Learned During Lockdown

Photo by Paige Cody on Unsplash Lockdown has been a trying time for all of us. A lot of parents have struggled during this period. After all, juggling homeschooling and work has not been easy, has it? Plus, there are a lot of parents who have found themselves out of work because of the pandemic, […]