Homeschool Mini-Mesters

Homeschool Mini-mester Planning

Homeschool Mini-Mesters: Concentrate on One Subject at a Time Do you have a student who likes to focus on one course at a time? Our 12th grade son likes to do that. It really messed up my nice homeschool planner until I decided to match his learning style.  How can he only do one subject at a … [Read more...]

How to Make a Math Memory

How to Make a Math Memory

Making Math Memories With Your Children is easier that you think One of my favorite memories with my grandmother is all about math, but not the way you think. I spent a couple of summers with her in the beautiful piney woods of east Texas. The first summer my mother sent geography flashcards … [Read more...]

Start Homeschooling Today!

Yes, you really can start homeschooling today!

Yes, you really can start homeschooling today It's not that complicated. If you are taking your children out of public or private school, here's what you need to know to get started with homeschooling today: Take a deep breath. Tell yourself thousands of parents have taken the first step and … [Read more...]

Geared to Homeschooling?

Geared to Homeschooling?

Is Everything at Lamp Post Homeschool Geared to Homeschooling? That's what a caller asked me today. And the Answer Is … Yes and No We serve a variety of customers: homeschoolers, teachers, private and public schools, and parents who want to supplement what their children are learning in a … [Read more...]

How to Start Homeschooling

How to Start Homeschooling

It is easier to start something new, such as homeschooling, if you focus on what needs to be done today. Don't worry about how to start homeschooling high school if your children are very young! Today think about what you need to learn about homeschooling young children. If you are starting to … [Read more...]

Lamp Post Homeschool Freebie!

How to Choose the Best Homeschool Curriculum for Your Family

How to Choose the Best Homeschool Curriculum for Your Family Freebie! We put together this gift for you. It’s a question that I answer a lot: how do you choose the best homeschool curriculum? It takes you through the same Q&A I ask if you come to our store to look at homeschool curriculum. It … [Read more...]

Why Homeschool?

Why Homeschool?

Many times as a veteran home educator, former homeschool support group leader, and a homeschool store owner, I have been asked, “Why homeschool?” I can name lots of convincing reasons to educate your children at home (and they are all good); however, if you ask me for the MAIN reason, I will refer … [Read more...]

Homeschool Hopes and Dreams

Homeschool Hopes and Dreams Start the Conversation

Are You Including Your Children in the Conversation? Homeschool parents have hopes and dreams for their children. How did you come up with your hopes and dreams for your children? Do you listen to their hopes and dreams? When they are babies and toddlers, it's not possible to get much input. You … [Read more...]