How to Get Started Homeschooling

Advice and Tips from Other Homeschoolers

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Are you wondering how to get started homeschooling?

You are not alone! I recently received the following questions from readers of Homeschooling-ideas.

    I am VERY new to homeschool. In fact we are only into our third week and I have to admit the start is a bit overwhelming.

    I'm looking for guidance from the ones who have gone before me...

And the question;

    "How do you undo damage done by a public school and re-ignite the children's love for learning?"

I remember well when I began to homeschool. It is a scary time. Especially if you feel your children are switched off from learning. You never feel quite sure you are doing it properly! So I have written some tips on things I wish I had known.

  • How to Homeschool your Child.
  • Homeschooling for Beginners - things I wish I had known.

  • FAQ on How to Home School.

  • I have also asked my readers to help out and tell me what they wish they had known when they first started to homeschool :

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    Do you have some advice you can share for those about to start homeschooling?

    What do you wish you had been told at the beginning?
    What do you wish you had known?
    What books or resources would you recommend?

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