Recommended Reads

If you are looking for inspiration as a homeschool educator, these books are a must-read!

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Homeschool Bravely by Jamie Erickson

“The real challenge is finding your passion and then firmly grabbing hold so the shaky days don’t break you.” – Jamie Erickson

More Than Enough by Kara S Anderson

“Don’t let your definition of success be defined by someone else. Because in the end, this is your story to write with your kids.” – Kara S Anderson

Real Homeschool – Letting Go of the Pinterest-Perfect and Instagram-Ideal Homeschool by Karen DeBeus

“The problem comes when we compare our homeschool to others and when we start to doubt ourselves because of what everyone else is doing. The problem comes from focusing on the outside more than the inside.” – Karen Debeus

The Call of the Wild and Free by Ansley Arment

“When we focus on instilling a love of learning over a list of requirements, we can almost guarantee that our children’s education won’t end when they leave our homes.” – Ansley Arment

Teaching in Your Tiara by Rebecca Frech

“So, I have to ask: why are you letting other people define what normal is for your child? Why are you letting people you don’t trust to educate them dictate what limits they should live within?” -Rebecca Frech

Teaching From Rest by Sarah Mackenzie

“Meaningful learning happens when our children wrestle directly with great ideas – not as a result of our repackaging those great ideas, but when they interact with the ideas themselves.” -Sarah Mackenzie

Joy in the Journey by Lori Hatcher

“This is the beauty of homeschooling – you can adjust your plan to meet your child’s needs.” – Lori Hatcher

The Brave Learner by Julie Bogart

“A lifestyle of learning begins at home – with parents who create a context that is welcoming of children as they are and that offers them happy experiences, accessible tools, and parental involvement.” – Jule Bogart

Grading with a Purple Crayon by Dena Luchsinger

“Teaching composition is much more user and teacher friendly when you break it down into the pieces that make it up.” – Dena Luchsinger

Mama, Why Am I Homeschooled? by Jacy Ruwe

“Because spending each day learning alongside my dearest ones is the most delightful way to cherish the precious time I have with you.” – Jacy Ruwe

My Schoolhouse Rocks

“I can practice writing with colorful chalk.” – Katlynne Mirabal