Spotlight On Home Podcast And Show Notes
Homeschooling is a marathon, not a sprint. In This Podcast Episode we discuss how to Give yourself grace to do your best but don't strive for perfection.
Build margin into your school schedule for down time and days off
Can you hire support such as a cleaning person 1/month?
Write Down Your...
Our daughters would volunteer at a local historical farm and give
tours to public school kids during the school year.They learned so
much and they also benefited by this experience. What
opportunities are available to you because the kids are home during
Often beaches, museums, tourist...
Make sure you have a plan to organize your homeschool books,
curriculum and school materials because it can take over your house!
In this podcast episode we share tips on where to put all this homeschool stuff!
Bookshelves, plastic bins, a cleaned out cabinet are all
places where our homeschool...
Homeschooling can be very lonely- make sure you build a tribe
In this podcast episode we discuss what quality connections look like and how to avoid loneliness and make sure everyone gets enough socialization.
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So much learning can happen within the walls of your home naturally.
Cooking, cleaning, laundry, board games, free play time, quiet reading
time matters just as much as structured school lessons.
What time do you want to start school? This will vary based on the ages
of your children. Length of...
Now is the perfect time to look at your goals and curriculum choice and
begin to look at your year as an overview
I plan my field trips around the history time period we chose- for
example, if we study early American History we'll plan a trip to
Philadelphia. Look around to see what is...
The Ultimate Guide To Homeschooling by Deborah Bell is my
favorite book to recommend for new homeschoolers. She'll guide you
with the different curriculum philosophies and help you understand
which style you are drawn to.
Consider your budget, time, energy level and your own abilities along with...
Write a Vision/ Purpose Statement For Your Homeschool
Consider the Vision/ Purpose Statement bumpers for your time,
activities, goals and focus.
Ask yourself, what do I want my children to remember about me &
their home life? What skills, character traits do you want to impart to
Learn The Homeschool Laws For Your State
Homeschooling is legal in all 50 states in the USA. But the homeschool
Laws do vary by state.
Check HSLDA for specific laws by state
Learn how to legally remove your children from
public school- HSLDA will provide guidance for
In this podcast, Chris & Katie Corbett, 11 year homeschool veterans to their 8 children, introduce themselves along with their new adventure, The Spotlight On Home Podcast- Together they answer questions such as “Is homeschooling even legal?” “How do You...