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Here are some resources to get you started. 

If you're thinking about homeschooling, you've come to the right spot.

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There are some folks in this world who set out to homeschool. Homeschooling has always been a part of their life plan.

Then there are others who, for one reason or another, gradually make their way into the world of homeschooling.

And then there are the unexpected homeschoolers.

I am an unexpected homeschooler.

I know what it feels like to start homeschooling from scratch.

To fly by the seat of your pants and hope that it will all work out.

To worry about… everything.

Today, I am sharing resources for new homeschoolers. It doesn't matter if you set out do homeschool or if you fell into this gig. I've got you covered!

Caitlin Fitzpatrick Curley, My Little Poppies

Before we dive in, I want you to remember two things:

If you are wondering how to start homeschooling, I want you to grab a cup of tea, sit down, and read this post and the links herein.

And I want you to remember two things:

  1. Start small.
  2. You’ve got this.

If you've JUST landed in the world of homeschooling,


Uh-oh. I know  that face.

You’ve decided to homeschool… and now you are completely overwhelmed.

Breathe, mama. Come here and have a seat.

I’m going to tell you what I wish someone had told me when I first started down this path...

Are you looking for a simple and realistic homeschool routine as you adjust to your new normal?

When you first start homeschooling, especially if you are transitioning from a more traditional school setting, it is important to deschool. 

That said, children thrive on rhythms and routines. In this article, I explain how to create a super simple homeschool routine that allows for plenty of connection and spontaneous learning opportunities.

These two episodes of The Homeschool Sisters Podcast will help you get started:

You Don't Have to Do It All: Getting Started with Homeschooling

{Episode 5}

Cait and Kara reflect on the early years of homeschooling. They share tips and tricks for those just starting down this path, and impart their favorite piece of advice- that you DO NOT have to do it all, especially your first year.

Listen as they chat about deschooling, finding your tribe, and how your house will never be the same, but in a really awesome way. 

Do not worry if this is your first year. Your sisters have got you covered!

Start Small: Rhythms and Routines

{Episode 9}

One of the most common questions the sisters get is about rhythms and routines.

How to start one?

How to resume one after a break?

What about when your rhythm or routine is just NOT working?

Cait and Kara hash it out in this episode and share their tips and ideas. The biggest one? Start small!

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