5 Easy Steps to Homeschooling


Non-Fiction - Parenting
112 Pages
Reviewed on 10/15/2020
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Author Biography

Heather D. Nelson was originally published in 2009 in the field of Infertility and Pregnancy Loss. She has been an active columnist, blogger, and recently begun freelancing in the realm of Type 1 Diabetes. She's a wife and a mom and runs a wild life. When not writing, blogging, or advocating for her son with Type 1 Diabetes, she can be found rummaging about looking for the instruction manual to life. Her children outnumber her 3 to 1 and it makes for sloppy fun days. Self-proclaimed fierce mama-bear, she's a protective wife and somewhere along this journey, she figured out she likes words. She likes to write and loves reading stories. Follow her website to see the latest in writing, columns, articles, and blog posts.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Should you homeschool your child? Heather D. Nelson's 5 Easy Steps to Homeschooling is an engaging book that delves into the nuances of homeschooling and dispels a few myths and preconceived notions that go along with it. Though homeschooling sounds new, if the history of education is taken into account, it shows how home education of children was standard practice. The birth of the modern American system of homeschooling is actually a rebirth and the author explains why homeschooling works and how it is a natural extension of parenting. The convenience, adaptability, and long-term educational value are emphasized in this book, and it also reveals how homeschooled children score 15-30% higher regardless of the education of their parents. Educating children at home is natural and that is the main reason why homeschooling works.

Heather D. Nelson's 5 Easy Steps to Homeschooling is actually an eye-opener to many readers who have their reservations about homeschooling and the author tackles the subject with great clarity and expertise. The author's experience in homeschooling her three kids gives readers good insights into homeschooling and will be helpful, especially if they are doing it for the first time. She explains the benefits of homeschooling very nicely to help readers make their choices about homeschooling. Reading the book is a good way to see how homeschooling can be fun for the whole family and they can get help from many organizations that offer information and education for families looking for homeschooling for their children. There is a lot of information on the topic and the author has dealt with it methodically, helping readers to make their choices easily.