September Checklist

September is an exciting time when the children are eagerly looking at their new books, and moms are hopeful that this year will be the best ever. But merely wishing doesn’t necessarily get you what you hope for. You must take action. Here are some ideas to help your school year flow more smoothly…

Starting your School Year on the Right Foot

Getting started can be daunting, even for the most experienced parents. To help you get your school year started, we asked parents and Seton Counselors for tips and suggestions that they have found most helpful through the years…

Getting Started

Many readers–maybe you–are toying with the idea of homeschooling, not quite sure if you want to take the plunge. Here are some questions you may be asking yourself.

Getting Back on Track

One of the thoughts that plagues home school parents is that their children are “falling behind” in their studies. The constant activity that we parents undertake doesn’t seem to alleviate our concerns. Something I recently saw reminded me of this. In the 1960’s, there was a comedian on The Ed Sullivan Show who tried to get five or six plates spinning on poles. The trick was to get all the plates spinning at the same time. He would get most of them spinning and then one would fall, and he would have to start over, again and again, until he accomplished his task. Home schooling is a lot like spinning plates.

Starting Out

Most of you have already begun your school year, and first-timers may be discovering that home education is not quite what was anticipated.