I’m Kris Bales, the creator of and primary writer for Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers. You can read more about me here.
Because my kids had the audacity to grow up and I am now the mom of two high school grads and one lone homeschooler, I handpicked the following team of amazing contributing writers in order to continue to bring you relevant content for all ages and stages of homeschooling families.
Meet the Team
Adrienne Bolton has been homeschooling for eleven years and everybody’s still alive. One grad down, one to go! Proof you CAN get your kids to college from the couch. Sharing homeschool truth, humor, and encouragement. Find Adrienne at AdrienneBolton.com or on Facebook.
Bethany Ishee is the mom of six, always-homeschooled, children, who one day realized she’d lost herself in the process, probably under a pile of laundry. Her eclectic style of homeschooling draws upon Classical to Unschooling and everything in between. While homeschooling her children and writing about learning outside of school, she tries to find time to read a book, drink coffee, and pay the bills. Find Bethany at BethanyIshee.com or on Facebook.
Read all of Bethany’s posts (coming soon) | Follow Bethany on Instagram
Chelsea Gonzales enjoys full-time RV living and traveling with her tiny tribe. She homeschools her pre-school aged son as they travel, and takes full advantage of their unique situation by using the entire world as her son’s classroom. You can read more about their adventures at Wonder Wherever We Wander.
Erin Vincent is a homeschooling mom to two intense kids. They are child led with a heavy emphasis on read alouds, games, art, nature hikes, and hands on science! They traded the hustle and bustle of city life for the quiet farm life where opportunities for exploration in nature abound. When they’re not homeschooling you’ll find Erin curled up with a cup of coffee and a good book!. You can find Erin at Nourishing My Scholar.
Heather Pleier is a 2nd generation homeschooler raising three curious, creative, out-of-the-box kids on Long Island. They are eclectic game/interest-led/unschooly homeschoolers who dive deep into various interests and celebrate the freedom that homeschooling brings. Her passions include great children’s literature, dark chocolate, exploration, and music. She writes at wonderschooling.net about preserving childhood wonder and curiosity.
Read all of Heather’s posts (coming soon) | Follow Heather on Instagram
Sara is a homeschooling mom of three creative girls. They enjoy living books with Charlotte Mason-inspired delight-directed learning. Sara is an author/speaker/consultant who loves to encourage other homeschool moms on her blog, Heart and Soul Homeschooling.
Shawna Wingert is the creator of Not The Former Things, a blog dedicated to homeschooling children with learning differences and special needs. She loves finding out-of-the-box ways for out-of-the-box learners to thrive. She is the author of two books, Special Education at Home and Everyday Autism. You can follow Shawna Facebook.
Shelly Sangrey is a homeschool mom of 11 kids ages 6 to 25. Having spent over a decade trying out pretty much every home education method possible, she and her kids have finally found their groove as relaxed homeschoolers. When she is not busy attacking a bottomless laundry pile and trying to figure out where in the world all the silverware went, you can find her on YouTube or on her blog, There’s No Place Like Home.
Read all of Shelly’s posts (coming soon) | Follow Shelly on Instagram
Tara Mitchell is wife to Matt and homeschool momma of three. Her children are 21, 16, and 11 – two boys and one girl. She is currently homeschooling her daughter – 6th grade. When she’s not blogging, Tara enjoys crocheting and snuggling up with a good book. She and her family recently moved from Texas to Ohio, and they’re having fun exploring their new surroundings. She blogs about homeschooling, motherhood, and family life on both of her blogs, Homeschool Preschool and Teaching with Children’s Books.