Over the past few weeks, I’ve had friends and colleagues reach out and ask me about homeschooling. Many of them, after having their children home with them during the quarantine, have decided to pursue homeschooling for the upcoming school year. Others, seeing additional regulations and changes happening for their respective districts, have decided that they won’t be returning to school but rather, have decided to take on the homeschooling lifestyle. I applaud each of those families for making that decision.
But, where do they start? Why does homeschooling really look like and how do you do it? I thought I would devote an entire season to ‘new to homeschooling’ topics that would encourage and be a resource to families that are navigating this new terrain. I remember feeling overwhelmed at the prospect myself (almost a decade ago) when we decided to homeschool.
So with that, I’m an SO excited to share my talk with veteran homeschool mom of 8, Durenda Wilson. Her book, The Unhurried Homeschooler, helped me in the early years. It was such an encouraging conversation—I was honored to have her on the show and I know you’ll benefit from the wisdom and advice she gives.
You can find Durenda at durendawilson.com. She also has a podcast called the Durenda Wilson Podcast (iTunes, Spotify, Overcast).
Her books (Available on Amazon)
The Unhurried Homeschooler-A simple, mercifully short book on homeschooling
Unhurried Grace for a Mom’s Heart-31 days in God’s Word