Homeschooling has its advantages, but it can also be overwhelming when you're just getting started. Besides fulfilling household duties and work obligations, managing your child's education requires changes in schedule, routine, and lifestyle. But it absolutely can be done.
To be completely transparent, when I first started homeschooling, I wasn't sure I'd survive the first month, let alone an entire year. With no teaching experience and only a vague idea of what my child was actually learning in traditional school, those first few months of homeschooling felt impossible. But with time, and the lessons I've learned along the way, I have adapted to homeschool life and truly enjoy the freedom to educate my child in a way that works with our family schedule and value system. Read on for my favorite tips.