Homeschooling Quotes TOP TEN:
Humor and Encouragement

Homeschooling quotes and humor are just what you need sometimes!

I have picked out the TOP TEN most popular quotes.

Even as a second generation homeschooler taught at home myself, I can reassure you that we all often face a daily battle with niggling fears and doubts.

Homeschooling quotes are a great way of staying on track.

They will help remind you that teaching your child at home is the best decision you ever made.

Humor is also a great help when you're homeschooling!

Here's me sharing with you one of my favorite quotes...

TOP TEN Favorite Homeschooling Quotes

L R Knost quote

Free Poster

It's such a lovely heart-warming quote from LR Knost!  All you have to do is click on this link to get it as a free home school poster download.

I'm hoping you'll put it up somewhere whenever you need reminding why you started homeschooling!

Bruce Springsteen quote on education

If your homeschool child is artistic like my daughter Catherine, Bruce's quote really hits home.

So many children are written off by the system and think they are failures.

By homeschooling, you will make sure your child believes in themselves whatever their talents.


Homeschooling Quotes: John Holt

A quick injection of John Holt or John Taylor Gatto can be just the encouragement you need when things seem a little tough.

John Holt quote

If I need a boost, I often look back to what he says because he puts things so clearly you can't fail to remind yourself why you chose to homeschool in the first place.

john holt quote

John Holt has lots of inspiration which can give us all much needed encouragement, as you'll see in my page comparing homeschooling with public schooling.

john holt quote
john holt quote

You'll find lots more excellent John Holt homeschool quotes when you click on this link, as well as look at some of his free articles.

Homeschool Humor


A big part of homeschooling is staying light on your feet, so I am a sucker for quotes that make you smile.

homeschool joke
homeschool laundry schedule

Laundry is something all homeschoolers can relate to!


Homeschooling affirmations are a great way of talking to yourself and drowning out that little negative voice which tends to creep in when you're tired and the worries get on top of you.

Home school affirmations

All you need do to overcome your fears is to change the way you think.

My home school help page will show you how to open the door to peace and fulfillment by showing you that what's wrong is often nothing to do with how you are teaching your child.

It's about how you feel about yourself

Winnie-the-Pooh quote

And to help you realize what a special person your are, you'll see I have made you a list of free printable homeschooling affirmations.

Cut out any that speak to you, put them somewhere you can see, and remind yourself what a wonderful job you are doing.

Inspirational Quotes

I must say I find a few inspirational words is a great way to start my day!

Wayne has set up a really good website where you can get inspirational quotes, sayings, and words of wisdom for self improvement.

You can find Quotes of the Day and track down that elusive quote which you can't quite remember exactly how it goes!

Quote from Will Smith about homeschooling

One way we can all help each other is by lightening the load; that feeling of responsibility is one of the bad things about homeschooling that can be overwhelming, and humor is a great way to lift your spirits.

I'm going to put some quotes from my children William and Catherine in the hope that it will inspire you to share with us funny stories which have brought a smile to your homeschool day.

Here are a few classics from our homeschool humor:

William and Catherine
  • Catherine: "I'm not clever at everything Mum." Mum: "I'm not clever at everything either. No-one is clever at everything. I can't do William's K'Nex." Catherine: "But you are clever at cleaning."
  • William: "I don't like your Shepherd's pie Mum it's got too much vegetation in it."
  • William: "I do like lots of different sorts of food Mum, just nothing that's cooked at home."
homeschool joke; how does a homeschooling family change a light bulb?

Your Homeschooling Quotes

I was very touched with this submission from a homeschooling Mom sharing some of her memories:

Eldest daughter says,

''I like everything except my chores!!''

Youngest daughter says,

''I like math and meringues!''

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Looking on Pinterest I've seen some absolutely fabulous sayings and thoughts picked out by you.  In fact I often look on Pinterest to get inspired!

wendy priesnitz quote

I regularly post quotes on my popular Facebook page if you'd like to see more.

Sharing homeschooling quotes and humor is a fantastic way to lighten up your day!

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