When Homeschooling Isn't Working

We all run into walls from time to time, and it feels like homeschooling just isn't working.  Instead of giving into feelings of inadequacy, guilt, or overwhelm, I choose to troubleshoot by zeroing in on exactly what isn't working and why.  There's often an easy fix.


Who, What, When, Where, Why, or How?

Figure out exactly what is giving you grief, and where it's coming from.



Jot down a few potential solutions that come to mind, or consider some of these.



It can be tempting to wallow, despair, and hang out in a place of frustration and indecision.  But deciding what to do next is often a lot easier than I think.



Test It Out

Here's a framework I use to implement a new strategy or make a change, and how I know if I should stick with it.