10 Must Read Homeschool Blogs
There are so many wonderful homeschooler blogs online. These bloggers share their personal experiences, offer advice, and provide encouragement to their readers. Many also offer valuable resources like free printables, unit studies, and book lists. Additionally, homeschool blogs are a great place to read curriculum reviews. With such a wide variety of homeschool blogs available, you’re likely to find a blogger you can relate to. These are 10 of my favorite homeschool and education related blogs. So, send the kids outside, grab a cup of coffee, and enjoy one of these must read blogs!
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Table Life Blog
Emily at Table Life Blog is a homeschooling mom and pastor’s wife. In her blog, she shares her family’s homeschooling journey and offers encouragement and tips. Her goal is to help homeschool families “make the most of the moments around the table.” Her blog is also a great place to find book lists on various topics.
Nicki Truesdell was homeschooled in the 1980s and has educated her own five children at home since 2000. Niki blogs about homeschooling, faith, history, and more. She believes that homeschooling can be relaxed and accomplished with minimal cost or stress. Nicki is also the author of the book Anyone Can Homeschool: Overcoming Obstacles to Home Education. The companion website for her book offers a wealth of information about homeschooling.
Humility & Doxology
Amy at Humility & Doxology is a second generation homeschooling mom of five. She describes her approach to homeschooling as “restfully-classical,” combining classical education and delight-directed learning. Amy blogs about home education, faith, and family life. Her blog is especially an excellent resource for free memory work plans, information about homeschooling history without a textbook, and interviews with homeschooling authors and experts.
7Sisters Homeschool is a homeschool curriculum company started by six friends who homeschooled together and refer to themselves as sisters. The six “sisters” plus you equals seven, which is how the company got its name. All six “sisters” have graduated children from their homeschools. 7Sisters’ blog is mostly about homeschooling and parenting teenagers. Their Authoritative Guides to Important Homeschooling Topics series is especially helpful to parents who are new to homeschooling high school.
Learn in Color
Samantha began Learn in Color as a 14-year-old homeschooled student as a way to share her experiences with others. She graduated both high school and college early to pursue her business full-time and now holds an MSEd in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Gifted Education. Samantha describes herself as a bibliophile and WWII historian. She writes about many topics related to education, and her blog is a great resource for book and movie lists for various historical time periods and events. Samantha also creates and sells educational resources in Learn in Color’s shop and offers many free printables.
Jennifer Cabrera at Hifalutin Homeschooler shares homeschool humor and inspiration. She keeps things “real” as she posts about her life as a homeschooling mom of three boys. You’re sure to laugh out loud at her humorous and witty posts. She is also the author of the book, Socialize like a Homeschooler: A Humorous Handbook for Homeschoolers.
Kristin Moon at Science Simplified holds a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology and a Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics. She has been a full-time educator for 20 years. In her blog, you’ll find interesting articles about science, as well as free unit studies and lessons. This blog is sure to be a valuable resource for homeschoolers.
The Classical Unschooler
Purva Brown at The Classical Unschooler shares homeschooling tips, information, and encouragement. Her approach to homeschooling is a unique blend of the classical and unschooling homeschool styles. If classical education seems too rigid for your family, but you’re concerned that unschooling might be too lax, you’ll likely enjoy this blog. Purva is also the author of several books, including The Classical Unschooler: Education Without School.
Faith and Good Works
Jenny at Faith and Good Works blogs about homeschooling, homesteading, and homemaking. She shares her family’s journey as they live in faith and learn through good works on their off-grid farm. They are working toward becoming a completely self-sustaining off-grid homestead.
This Reading Mama
Becky at This Reading Mama is a homeschool mom of four. Before homeschooling, she was a classroom teacher and reading tutor. Her blog is an excellent source of information and resources for teaching reading, writing, and spelling. Her blog also offers many free printables.
I hope you will enjoy these homeschool blogs as much as I have!
Note: This post was originally published on August 23, 2020 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.