You can come and check out my article on how we homeschool multiple children over at Hip Homeschool Moms today. Since my full article was severely edited due to word limit constraints, I will soon host a follow up describing how I address each child's different learning needs, so you can get ideas on how to handle each of your unique children! Here is a snippet of the article, directly linked.
I recently asked my friends and family what questions or concerns they have about homeschooling, and the number one question I got was how to homeschool when you have multiple children. I think that I have a bit of an advantage here, because even though I have four children, I only have one running around distracting the others. I may not be an expert, but I will share what I know and how I manage this in my own household.
Ducks in a Row
When my three oldest children were little, I used a hand-holding method that I referred to as the "baby-chain". I would tell the kids to baby-chain, and they would hold hands in a little line beside me,