March 24, 2015

7 Steps to Beginning to Homeschool

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by Kathy Kuhl One day last week, four new families talked to me about starting to homeschool. They each had a child for whom school wasn’t working. Here’s what I’d say to anyone starting out: 1. Don’t panic. You’ve always been responsible for your child’s education. You just outsourced it to a school. Now you’ll […]

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March 17, 2015

Homeschooling in Virginia: how to begin

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by Kathy Kuhl Though I work with families across North America and in Europe, I often hear from parents here in Virginia. Often, these parents have never homeschooled before. Today I offer some advice for these Virginians; next week I’ll have some general tips for beginning homeschoolers with children who learn differently. In Virginia, to […]

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March 03, 2015

Two secrets to finding help in far-off places

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Weary from hunting for help for your child? Can’t find professionals you can communicate with, who understand your kid”s unusual mix of gifts and difficulties? No matter how isolated you’re feeling, chances are you aren’t as isolated as some of the parents I spoke to last week, at an education conference for English-speaking expats in […]

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