Everything You Need to Know for
Successful Homeschooling

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:

  1. Find out your state's laws,
  2. Learn about different teaching methods,
  3. Choose a curriculum, and
  4. 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.

Like us on Facebook to join a Facebook community of over 1500 homeschoolers, and receive a daily dose of ideas and encouragement.

Follow me on Twitter to stay apprised of home education news and events, and follow links to articles we love.

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter using the sign up form below, and you'll receive informative articles, teaching tips and ideas, and details about contests, specials and updates to this website delivered directly to your inbox.

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!
Disclaimer and Privacy Policy
Here's Successful Homeschooling's disclamer and privacy policy.
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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