When my daughter was diagnosed with a brain tumor, my family was uprooted and sent 500 miles away to St. Jude Hospital. Upon arrival, I encountered a chatty mom who said I should put my other kids in school because homeschool and cancer are just too hard. Thankfully, we had been gradually adopting an unschooling approach to school. The flexibility that unschooling allows saved our homeschool. It equipped my children to flourish in an impossible situation. I will share practical steps to deconstructing a classroom mentality and how to bolster your homeschool to stand firm in the waves of life.

Katie Dugdale is a child of God, lover of Christ, wife to an amazing man, mom to 4 beautiful kids. She has been homeschooling from the beginning and has just finished her eleventh year. It is a constant journey. Each of her kids was born in a different state. She has many chapters in her story and several years of teaching experience through the public school system, homeschooling, working with her church youth group and teaching in her local homeschool association. She holds a degree in early childhood education from Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC. Katie has been on the board of directors of the Henderson County Homeschool Association for 6 years as activities director, treasurer and secretary.

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