"If you want to bring happiness to the whole world, go home and love your family."

-Mother Teresa

Dear Savvy Homeschooler- My mother-in-law is a teacher at a public school and when I told her I was considering homeschooling my kids she told me that when formerly-homeschooled kids come into her classroom they are always behind. I obviously don’t want my kids to fall behind academically, so how do you make sure they […]

Dear Falling Behind

December 2, 2016

Dear Savvy Homeschooler, How do you make sure your kids get enough social interaction? My oldest is REALLY social and I worry that he might get lonely being homeschooled. Dear Social, This is probably the most asked question I get about homeschooling. How will they get enough social interaction without being in a public school? […]

Dear Social

November 19, 2016

Dear Savvy Homeschooler, How much do you usually spend on homeschooling curricula and supplies? Do you get any tax breaks at all since your kids don’t attend public school?   Dear Cha-Ching, This is a great question, but the answer varies greatly. The amount I spend each year totally depends on the budget we set […]

Dear Cha-Ching

November 19, 2016

What do I do if I “clash” with one of my kids when it comes to teaching them things? “Clashing” with your kid or kids is a totally valid concern. When faced with a head- strong child or a child that has a learning disability can leave you ready to throw your hands up in […]

Dear Clash

November 9, 2016

Dear Savvy Homeschooler, Will my kids miss out on activities that public school kids get to have? Dear Missing Out, The answer to that question is yes and no. Will your child get to do every single thing that a public school child gets to do? Probably not. And to be honest, there are some […]

Dear Missing Out,

November 6, 2016

Dear Savvy Homeschooler, Homeschooling has been a nagging thought at the back of my mind since my oldest started kindergarten. This year it has been more than a nagging thought. I have 2 kids who have been in tears multiple times to have to go to school, saying they hate school. I just don’t know […]

Dear Chaos

November 4, 2016

Dear Savvy Homeschooler, I am holding myself back. I think that I would be too lazy to actually teach them anything. I’m also not organized enough to get it all together.       Dear Lazy and Disorganized- I totally hear you! I go through ebbs and flows of laziness and being organized myself. I […]

Lazy and Disorganized

November 2, 2016

In the following posts I will be answering your questions. I asked a ton of parents, just like you, that have thought about homeschooling but have questions and concerns. I’m here to answer them. If you have any more questions feel free to ask and I will answer them to the best of my ability. […]

Dear Savvy Homeschooler

November 2, 2016


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