Finally, all the best tried-and-true homeschool advice you’ve been looking for in one amazing book — Homeschool Basics!
With more than thirty years of combined experience, homeschooling moms Tricia Goyer and Kristi Clover provide thoughtful and practical advice on how to get started and stay the course in your homeschool journey. But they don’t stop there.
In this book, Tricia and Kristi unpack tons of great tools that will help you to take unnecessary pressure off yourself so you can focus on what is truly important. (Hint: It's not academics!) Homeschool Basics will remind you that the best type of homeschooling starts with the heart. You’ll find ideas to help you push your fears to the side and raise kids who will grow to be life-long learners and who have a positive impact on God’s kingdom.
Homeschool Basics is for ALL Homeschool Families
Just Getting Started & Looking for Help?
Tricia & Kristi set you up with “newbie gold” and start the book off with their “Top 10 Tips for a Successful First Year!” All their best advice in one spot — and they are only getting started. They share everything you'll need to get your homeschool year started off on the right foot. You don't want to miss all they have packed into this section.
Need a Little Encouragement to Keep Going?
Whether you are just starting out or have been homeschooling for years, everyone needs a little encouragement to keep going on those days that are — well, shall we say — overwhelming?! Homeschooling is not always easy. Homeschool Basics offers solutions for common challenges that make even the most veteran homeschool parent waiver.
Homeschool Basics is designed with ALL homeschool families in mind. This is not just a “Getting Started” book. Tricia and Kristi want to help all homeschool families, new and veteran, find joy in their homeschooling.
Just like the subtitle suggests, they broke down the book into three segments:
* How to Get Started
* How to Keep Motivated
* How to Bring Out the Best in Your Kids
Here's a bit more about what you'll find in each section…
This section focuses in on helping parents get started & discusses:
— How to get past your fears
— How to have a realistic perspective on homeschooling
— How to get connected and find a homeschool community
— How to decipher “Homeschool-ese”
— How to shape and plan your homeschool year — & get organized!
— How to pick your curriculum and supplies
— How to homeschool your younger kids — & multiple kids
Staying the course often requires the proper motivation, this section delves into:
— The importance of keeping your focus on your “Why”
— How to keep going when you're feeling overwhelmed
— How to nurture key relationships
— How to keep your sanity with juggling homeschooling and housekeeping
— How to let go of your “Super Homeschool Mom” expectations
— What to do when you feel “behind”
— Practical tips on how to incorporate fun into your homeschool
Everyone wants to bring out the best in their kids. You'll learn more on…
— How to focus on character and not just academics
— How to help your kids develop a lifelong love for learning
— How to best take advantage teachable moments
— How to give your kids a heart to serve
— How to disciple your kids and train them in their faith
— How to homeschool children with learning difficulties or a strong-will
— How to homeschool your adopted kids
Within these pages is the help and inspiration you need to get you through this adventure called homeschooling.
— If you are new to homeschooling, don’t let your doubts hold you back any longer.
— If you are just plain overwhelmed in your homeschool journey, refreshment awaits.
Tricia and Kristi believe that homeschooling can transform your life, your home, and your family. Mostly, they believe homeschooling can truly prepare your children for the life God’s called them to live.
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Wherever you are on your homeschool journey, make Homeschool Basics a part of your arsenal for preparing for a homeschool year filled with joy. You can courageously get started and stay the course with confidence!
Tricia Goyer is a busy mom of ten, grandmother of two, and wife to John. Somewhere around the hustle and bustle of family life, she manages to find the time to write fictional tales delighting and entertaining readers and non-fiction titles offering encouragement and hope. A bestselling author, Tricia has published more than sixty books to date and has written more than 500 articles. She is a two-time Carol Award winner, as well as a Christy and ECPA Award nominee. In 2010, she was selected as one of the Top 20 Moms to Follow on Twitter by SheKnows.com. Tricia is also on the blogging team at TheBetterMom.com and other homeschooling and Christian sites. In addition to her roles as mom, wife and author, Tricia volunteers around her community and mentors teen moms. She is the founder of Hope Pregnancy Ministries in Northwestern Montana, and she currently leads a Teen MOPS Group in Little Rock, AR. Learn more about Tricia at www.triciagoyer.com.
Kristi Clover is a Christian, homeschooling mom to five kids ranging from teens to tots and wife to her high school “crush.” Aside from her family (and chocolate), she’s passionate about encouraging women in their faith and inspiring them in their daily lives as moms, wives, and homeschoolers by offering “simple solutions for a more joy-filled life.” Not surprisingly, you can usually find her at home trying to bring some order and fun into the mayhem of daily life. Kristi is a down-to-earth writer and an energetic speaker who loves to share about her adventures in marriage, motherhood, and homeschooling at KristiClover.com — and on her new podcast, the Simply Joyful Podcast! Kristi is also the creator of the Ultimate Homeschool Organization Course and the author of Homeschool Basics: How to Get Started, Keep Motivated, and Bring Out the Best in Your Kids, co-authored with Tricia Goyer. Be sure to connect with Kristi online for an extra dose of encouragement for your day and get a free copy of her book, Sanity Savers for Moms, by clicking HERE.