Saturday, March 13, 2010
Lord, Help I'm Getting Ready to Homeschool My Highschooler!
Do the words homeschool and high school make you a bit uneasy?
Are you unsure if you have what it takes to teach higher level curriculum?
Are hints of weakness discouraging you?
Be inspired and encouraged by experienced homeschoolers as they direct you back to the all powerful Superintendent of Christian Homeschools --God!
You'll read about families taking homeschooling one year at a time, while others homeschooled for the long haul from the very beginning, with homeschooled children from preschool to graduation. Some share where their children are now, what fields they are working in, and even whether or not they will homeschool their own children as they are now beginning their own families.
E-Book available for download $12.45 from The Old Schoolhouse Magazine.
God answers prayers in all types of ways, but I have never had Him answer one of my prayers through an Ebook. My boys and I are almost at the end of our first year of homeschooling. It has been one of the most amazing and rewarding experiences for us, but it has also been one of intense doubt and insecurity for me. I have spent a lot of time in prayer over curriculum, our schedule, whether my boys are learning appropriately and the activities we have chosen. When TOS sent me the ebook, "Lord, Help I'm Getting Ready To Home My Highschooler!", I grabbed a cup of coffee and clicked the download link anxious to read. I wasn't prepared for what popped up on the screen. Literally 122 pages of encouragement from moms who had homeschooled their kids through high school.
I loved the fact that "Lord, Help I'm Getting Ready to Homeschool My Highschooler!" gave stories from so many different families from so many different backgrounds with children facing so many different struggles and situations. Homeschooling is such a personal decision. I have two boys and my decision was different for each of them when it came to homeschooling.
Having the advantage of knowing which curriculum was used to help students facing specific struggles (such as dyslexia, auditory processing issues, migraines and others) was a wonderful encouragement.
My personal opinion is that one of the greatest needs of any homeschooling mom is encouragement no matter the age of your school age child. Reading this wonderful ebook would encourage a homeschool mom no matter what stage of the homeschool journey she is in.