If you’re starting to feel overwhelmed – like it’s all just too much – speak up. Your mom or dad can help you put some balance in your schedule. It may mean cutting out some activities so you have more free time.

Aside from these pragmatic concerns what is often more important to the parents who choose to home school a child is they are in control of what the child is learning and the pace at which the child learns. Home schooling places the children in their own surroundings and therefore they are more comfortable. The kitchen table with mom or dad cooking, or in there room at a comfortable quiet desk can be the best classroom of all.

It’s also time to make sure your child is in good health and can look forward to a healthy school year. As a parent, you have the primary responsibility for the health of your child, and if every parent fulfilled that responsibility, it would make it easier for teachers and school staff to maintain a healthy educational environment.

“Then where?” He stuttered quickly, his eyes riveted to hers as she gestured to the vacant storage room across the hall from where they now stood. He was familiar with this room as he had often been asked to collect various supplies for teachers throughout the few years of his education at this school. It was where most of the school’s paper supplies had accumulated over time, and rarely was visited or ever locked. It was also known as the make-out room among the majority of the students. He never had opportunity to enter there for that specific reason in the past. But today was quickly proving to be very different.