At this point early in the school year, new homeschoolers can panic if they feel they've "gotten off to a bad start". I've visited several of the online homeschool forums and have seen this common occurence. I've replied to several in hopes of encouraging those who are overly worried. One recent example is this discussion thread over at Homeschool.com.
Here's a copy of my reply - I hope it helps others who are new... [More...]