• Family,  Homeschool,  Motherhood

    How is Homeschooling Going?

    First, I need to be honest and tell you that I didn’t even think I could cut it as a homeschool mom. I had pinned homeschool ideas for years before we took the plunge in preparation for possibly/maybe homeschooling Ella. Rather, I took the plunge. Because let’s face it, Ella had no idea what was involved. As long as she didn’t go to public school anymore, she was happy no matter what. I, however, was really worried. Worried I wouldn’t be teaching her enough. Worried about socialization. Worried about her falling behind. So how are we doing after four solid months of homeschooling? Am I teaching her enough? That is a great question that I…

  • Family,  Homeschool,  Humor

    So I Guess I’m a “Homeschool Mom” Now

    I have a secret and I have no idea why it’s a secret. I am homeschooling Ella. I started over a week ago, and I haven’t really told anyone outside of my circle (other than homeschool groups on Facebook, then breaking the news to my Instagram followers). No real reason other than I don’t think I felt ready to be judged (I guess it’s a thing), not ready for all of the advice from homeschoolers I know of (I want that advice, but not in the first week because OVERWHELMED), and honestly, just not ready in general. Let’s just say that homeschooling has been on the back burner since Ella…