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Welcome to Successful Homeschooling, where you'll find over 350 pages of information, ideas and inspiration for each stage of your journey!
Do you need help finding the best homeschool curriculum and home school resources?
Are you looking for ideas for saving money, getting organized, or teaching preschool, high school and everything in between?
I'm Carletta, a home school mom of 4 who created this website to give you the tools you need to teach your child successfully.
To find what you're looking for, use the menu to your left or the Google search box at the top of this page. Here's a brief summary of what you'll find at this resource we've created for you:
Pros and Cons of Homeschooling
If you are still trying to decide whether or not you want to home school, visit the following pages to learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of home education:
Benefits to Home Schooling - Here's where you'll find facts, statistics, a side by side comparison of home schools vs. public schools, and information to alleviate your concerns about socialization.
Negative Effects of Homeschooling - Here's where you'll find honest information about the disadvantages of teaching your child at home. You'll also find tips for overcoming those challenges.
Ready to Start Homeschooling?
As a new homeschooler, you may be feeling overwhelmed by the mere thought of getting started. That's why I've complied everything you need to know all in one place. Visit the following pages to:
- Find out your state's laws,
- Learn about different teaching methods,
- Choose a curriculum, and
- Find support.
Homeschool Curriculum and Resources
If you are looking for home school curriculum and resources, check out our collection of over 800 homeschool curriculum reviews that were written by parents just like you!
Are you teaching little ones? Find ideas, activities and information about what your child should know in our sections on teaching preschoolers and teaching kindergarten.
Are you parenting teens? Learn more about transcripts, diplomas, graduation, class rings, prom and preparing for college in our homeschool high school headquarters.
Unorganized and overwhelmed? Find tips for organization, record-keeping, scheduling, and school rooms in our section on how to homeschool.
And don't forget to check out our collection of free online homeschooling resources, where you'll find links to free worksheets, curriculum and other home school freebies!
Let Us Walk With You
We want to walk with you as you teach your child, so please take advantage of the following ways to stay in touch. As a mom of four, I know how busy you are, so I will only contact you with valuable information and I won't waste your time.
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If you want to follow our family's adventures, visit my blog.
And feel free to contact me with your questions or comments. Your support is inspiring and it absolutely makes my day!
Thanks, and enjoy the journey,
- Affordable Homeschooling
- Are you looking for affordable homeschooling resources? Here is some information that will help you find inexpensive homeschool materials and lower your homeschooling cost.
- Christian Homeschooling
- Do you want to learn more about Christian homeschooling? Are you looking for Christian homeschool programs? Here's some info about Christian home education, along with reviews of popular resources.
- Contact Us
- We love hearing from our visitors. Please contact us with your questions and comments!
- Free Online Homeschooling
- Would you like to participate in free online homeschooling? Here are some places you can find free homeschool curriculum, free homeschooling worksheets and free homeschool resources.
- My Homeschool Blog
- Check out my homeschool blog for information, ideas, insight and inspiration for your homeschool journey!
- Homeschool Curriculum Reviews
- Are you trying to find the best program for your child? Learn from the experiences of other homeschoolers by reading these homeschool curriculum reviews!
- Homeschool Holidays
- Celebrating homeschool holidays is a fun way to learn history and culture, and make great memories. Here are some fun and inexpensive ideas for holiday activities.
- Homeschooling Activities
- Although critics are worried about socialization, most families have trouble limiting their involvement in homeschooling activities. Here are some tips for finding and choosing homeschool activities.
- Homeschooling Articles
- Looking for articles about homeschooling? Here are some free homeschooling articles on everything from homeschool dads to homeschooling on the road.
- What's New at Successful Homeschooling?
- Here's where you can find out about the latest contests, specials, giveaways, articles and homeschool curriculum reviews at Successful Homeschooling!
- Homeschooling Curriculum
- Choosing a homeschool curriculum is one of the toughest decisions a homeschooler can make. Here are some tips for finding the best homeschooling curriculum for your child.
- Homeschooling Information
- The decision to homeschool should be based on valid homeschooling information. Here's where you'll find honest answers to your questions about home education.
- Homeschooling Kindergarten
- Are you thinking about homeschooling kindergarten? Here are some tips that will help you homeschool kindergarten, along with information about what your kindergartner needs to know.
- Homeschooling Laws
- Is homeschooling legal? Here's a look at homeschooling laws, homeschool requirements, and the history of homeschooling.
- Homeschooling Methods
- Do you like textbooks? Hands-on projects? Literature? Online courses? Here's some information about homeschooling methods, along with tips for chosing a homeschool method that's right for you.
- Homeschooling Preschool
- Homeschooling preschool is a great way to give your child a solid foundation in academics and social skills. Here are some ways to homeschool preschoolers, along with some fun preschool activities.
- Homeschooling Support
- Looking for activities? Field trips? Tips for choosing a homeschool support group? Here are some avenues for homeschooling support.
- Our Homeschool Journey
- Learn more about my family, our homeschool journey and how we built this website.
- Homeschool Newsletter
- Sign up for our free homeschool newsletter, and receive information, ideas and insight for your homeschool journey.
- How To Homeschool
- Do you want to know how to homeschool? Here is some practical homeschooling inforamtion that includes tips for homeschool record-keeping and creating a home school schedule.
- Negative Effects of Homeschooling
- Concerned about the negative effects of homeschooling? Here's an honest look at the pros and cons of homeschooling, along with detailed articles about the negative aspects of home education.
- Secular Homeschooling
- Many homeschoolers aren't homeschooling specifically for religious reasons. Here is some information about secular homeschooling and finding a secular homeschool curriculum.
- Usborne Books
- Usborne publishes award-winning, affordable, educational books for children of all ages. Here's some information about Usborne books, along with specific recommendations for your family.
- Work at Home Moms
- By working at home, moms can spend more time with their families while contributing to the household income. Here are some business ideas, job opportunties and tips for work at home moms.
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