5 Tips for Teaching Independence in the Middle Years



Affiliate links may have been used in this post. To read our full disclaimer, click here.

FREE offers are often time-sensitive. Although they are FREE at the time of posting, please be sure to verify the offer is still free before claiming or purchasing it. (We are not responsible for price changes.) Thank you!

As our children approach the middle school years, their work load begins to increase rapidly. This is when it becomes very important to begin to teach independence in your homeschool.
homeschool-middle-school-independenceThere are a lot of changes in the middle school years. There is a bigger work load, and more responsibilities. You may find that you don’t have to sit next to your child and help them through their lessons and that will be doing many more things on their own. This can be hard for some children who are used to having you by their side all the time. Here are some great ideas to slowly help your students transition into a more independent stage for their middle school years.

Find out these 5 great tips on how to do this HERE.

Written by Sarah

Sarah

Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

Opt In Image
Join our growing list of 120,000 homeschoolers who LOVE free stuff!

Is my email safe and will I get junk? Click here for info.

Similar Posts You Might Like:


Need An Affordable Approach to Learning?
Save time, money and stress with our award-winning online homeschool curriculum!

Meal Planning for Beginners with FREE Printable

There's all this talk flying around about meal planning, but what if you've never done it before? It may sound difficult, but it's really rather easy. Let Meal Planning for Beginners help you simplify your whole dinner schedule. There are step-by-step instructions as well as a free, printable schedule and lots…

Tips For Thriving As a One-Income Family

We love homeschooling. I love spending time with my children and having the privilege of training and educating them. Whenever I get discouraged because of all the sacrifices our family has to make, I stop and consider the many ways we are blessed. And there are many. Living as a one-income…

14 Surprising Microwave Hacks

Life can be crazy and unpredictable, so moms are always looking for shortcuts. These Microwave Hacks will make your life easier!Click here to check out 14 Microwave Hacks!

7 FREE & Cheap Kindle Books to Help You Homeschool

Today we are delighted to share seven FREE and Cheap Kindle books to help you homeschool.(Please note: These books were discounted at the time of posting but prices can change quickly. Be sure to verify the price before purchasing.) Read them on your Kindle or free Kindle  Reading App, available…

Food Bloggers’ Ultimate List of Cooking Tips and Kitchen Tricks

Homeschool moms spend a bunch of time in the kitchen. This isn't necessarily a badge of honor, it's just an observation which leads to my next thought: how can I work more efficiently when I'm in the kitchen? On most mornings, I make my husband a fried egg for breakfast. For…

20+ Quick & Easy Breakfasts

"Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." Isn't that what your mom always told you? I know mine did...as I walked out of the house without breakfast nearly every morning. I was never a breakfast person. At least not an early morning breakfast person.Even though I was never…

Free Supermom Survival Guide

Download the Supermom Survival Guide for FREE! Find out how to do EVERYTHING important without stretching yourself too thin! How many thousands of things are on your to-do list? Doesn't it feel overwhelming? The Supermom Survival Guide will help you to: ✓ Use an easy 3 step process to distill your to- do…

Free and Cheap Parenting Books for Kindle

Please remember, Amazon prices can change quickly. Prices shown are accurate as of the time this post went live, but may only be so for a limited time. Please double check the price before purchasing any of the books below. All of these books can be downloaded to your Kindle or read on the Kindle App on…

100+ Juicing Recipes

Juicing started out as a fad, but I have seen some great results in my friends after they took the plunge. I don't claim to be a medical expert, nor do I support the "juicing" as a complete diet. However, I do think juicing can be a great way to…

Romans Bible Study with FREE Printable Study Guide

There's something special about a group of ladies studying the Bible together, and while you may feel too busy to join one in your area, that's not to say you can't enjoy one in your home! This Romans Bible Study is deep enough to stir your heart and light enough…

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL NEW POSTS

Notebooking Pages Free Resources