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Written by Caitlin Fitzpatrick Curley of My Little Poppies
We are year-round homeschoolers. We didn’t plan to homeschool year-round, but the again we never planned to homeschool.
Year-round homeschooling works for our family for several reasons:
- Philosophy- I believe that we are learning all the time
- Maternal anxiety reduction- I second-guess myself less often when we learn in the summer months
- Cooperation levels- I have learned, time and time again, that my children do not transition easily from no structure to more structure. It backfires every time.
And although we homeschool year-round, our homeschool routine goes through seasons.
Summer is just… lighter. Our summer homeschool routine is flexible. We can school on the patio, at the lake, by the pool, in the car. Continue reading