There are moments in the midst of the homeschooling journey when …

…  encouragement is needed as confidence wanes.

…  rest is needed because homeschool burn-out settled in.

… reassurance is sought amidst lingering thoughts of self-doubt.

“I’ll let you in on a little secret about teaching:

there is no place in the world where it rolls along smoothly without problems.

Only in articles and books can that happen.”

~ Ruth Beechick ~

Hi, I’m Carol

I have been homeschooling my children for twenty-nine years. Along the way I have happened across a few tips, tricks and other useful tidbits which I am passing on to you as a means to …

… restore your confidence with new teaching ideas.

… supplant your burn-out with renewed purpose.

… revive certainty in your choice to homeschool.

 “The true question to ask respecting a book is, has it helped any human soul.” ~1869 Librarian of Congress ~

It is my hope that you will find my website or my books useful to you as you go about the daily business of educating your children.

I encourage you, to try new things, think twice about over spending on curriculum and send your child outside to build forts, dig holes and pick flowers because…

… Home, where Wholesome Schooling Begins


[My Learning Adventure Begins is] a uniquely delightful book that is an encouragement for both parents and children to try the adventure of homeschooling. The story is very real and very practical.

Lisa Shinn
bookstore owner

[My Learning Adventure Begins is] truly captures the essence of homeschooling. Both encouraging to a parent embarking on the adventure of homeschooling for the first time, while also being beautifully reminiscent to those that have traveled the path of schooling at home before.

future homeschooling mom