About Us

Welcome to Homeschool Mamma! We are a new homeschool family. We were forced into homeschool because of educational needs not being met in the public school system.  Our five children are in kindergarten, first grade, second grade, fifth grade, and ninth grade . We were lost for words when we first started, after doing the research, it really is about your family needs and not mimicking other homeschool families. This is why many homeschool families fail.

We are all happy with homeschooling and find ourselves wrapped in it at times, that we lose track of time. This is what education is all about, learning and having fun. It doesn't have to be about pounding the textbooks until your head hurts. We believe and have proven that hands on learning is the key. With teaching five children in multiple grade levels for the first year, it has been a success for us, but this may not be the case for all families. 

We have two children with ADHD, a child Autism, a child with Anxiety, and a Selective Mute child. This alone can be frustrating for any family, but we have learned that the public school system does not have the patience for children with these kinds of learning unless your child takes medication. We believe that children should be free to express themselves with limited medication. However, this does not mean reject all medications, but to limit how much is given. We believe that the medication prevents children from showing their full potential.

With that being said, our style of learning are lapbooking, notebooking, hands on math (no workbooks), field trips, nature walks, and videos. Our free time consist of planning for the next week and making our own classroom manipulatives. Once a month we take an actual field trip to lay loose, but on a weekly basis we would like to be able to connect with our local homeschool families, but we have noticed that everything costs so much, even learning. So, we have learned to do things as a family and volunteer in our local community to stay socially connected to our community.

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  1. Hi! My name is Kerry, and I am the administrator of a website for homeschooled high schoolers and their parents called "LetsHomeschoolHighschool.com".

    This site is a combination social network, forum, and resource site. We have articles about homeschooling high school (and beyond!), news items, a Twitter feed, a Facebook page, a forum, and a host of ways for members to connect and share their experiences.

    I was wondering if you would take a minute today to check out the site and see what you think. We are growing by several new members each week, and we would love to have you join us.

    One of the newest resources at the site is our list of highschool homeschool bloggers: http://letshomeschoolhighschool.com/homeschool-high-school-blogs/ We are offering this list as a resource for our visitors so they can find and follow quality blogs other families homeschooling through high school. A running digest of the most recent posts from each of these blogs is on the page as well. I recently came across your blog and have added it on the blogroll page and in the digest! I hope you will gain some traffic from the listing.

    Also, if you visit and enjoy the site, we would appreciate it if you might consider adding our button to your sidebar (code is on the homepage of the website), so that your blog visitors might find out about us as well, or maybe mention the site in a future post.

    Thanks for your time, and I sure hope to see you at LetsHomeschoolHighschool.com!

  2. I applaud your commitment to your children. I have the utmost respect for homeschooling as I believe our public system is failing on so many levels.