Tag Archive: challenges

The Battle With Fear

My post today is one of those that can apply to anyone, homeschooling or not.  In fact, if you are living and breathing, this post applies to you (and since you’re reading this, I assume you’re living and breathing…) If you are homeschooling, however, this post also serves as a lead-in to my next post…

Tackling Tough Times, Part 2

In my last post I pointed out that “Homeschooling911” actually started as a book idea – that my original goal was to write a book that would give homeschoolers the tools they needed to continue to homeschool even when life got complicated…or worse.  While “Homeschooling911” did ultimately evolve from a book idea to a website,…

Tackling Tough Times, Part 1

If you’ve read my post titled “Why Homeschooling911?” you know that this website originally started as a book idea.  The idea I had in mind was to share the experiences in my life that had been at times extremely stressful, and at other times utterly tragic, and to share the truth that it is more…

Neuroscience Meets Your Child With Disabilities

In the summer edition of the Florida Parent Educator’s Almanac magazine I found the following article by Tara Jenner, founder of The Brain Trainers.  As you will read in this article Tara is a cognitive skills trainer, who serves the needs of students and adults who either have learning challenges or just want to improve…

Why Homeschooling911?

Some have asked: “Why Homeschooling911?”  What exactly does it mean?  Does it mean that there have been incidents of curriculum spontaneously combusting in home-schooler’s homes?  Does it mean that a mass exodus of children from the public schools has resulted in gangs of home-schoolers roaming the streets mowing their neighbor’s lawns while they’re not home? Actually…