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Am I Preschooling Enough?

Homeschool AMA: Am I Preschooling Enough?

Hi! Thanks for sharing your homeschool questions with me! I’m having so much fun talking with some of you one-one-one (you haven’t written to me yet? Contact me!). I’ve been straining my brain to complete Everything You Need to Know About Homeschooling, so it is nice to finally put some of this research to good use! Last week I answered Jena’s question about how to teach Early Learning. This week, I got a follow-up question from Sarah. We had a great email conversation about it, but here’s the gist of her question: Is it important for me to jump into a co-op of some sort, so that my child will have friendships? I don’t know where he is getting these words, but he often says ” I want to see all of my friends!” Of course those can be the strangers at the park. He can recognize all of his letters in ASL, almost all written letters, He counts to 20, he knows where he lives…what else is he supposed to know? Daily, I wake up …

AMA: Do You Homeschool Pre-K?

I’m excited to say that I have finished writing my homeschool reference work, Everything You Need to Know About Homeschooling. It is huuuuuuuuuge. I hope it answers all of your questions! In it, I discuss… how to make the decision how to get started what you need to buy how to teach how to know your own teaching style what are several different learning style theories, and what you need to learn from them detailed information on how your child develops spiritually, mentally, and academically in each stage of life how to handle the high school details how to navigate the pitfalls of homeschooling … And much, much, much more! There’s a reason this took me over a year to plan, research, and write! So the book is in the editing stage — my favorite part, actually! I’m not sure how much gestation until the book baby is born, but I’ll definitely keep you posted. In the meantime … I’m going to answer YOUR questions on homeschooling. ASK ME ANYTHING! I did all this effort, I …