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How to Create a Fun and Functional Homeschool Work Space

Creating a work space specifically for your children to “do school” helps set boundaries and expectations. The area should be fun and functional, but it doesn’t have to be huge. Your kids need to know that when they sit down at that chair, they’re in their own work space and can concentrate and get their …

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I Fear I Am Failing as a Homeschool Mom

Think you’re failing as a homeschool mom? You’re not the only one. I couldn’t sleep, could barely get out of bed from exhaustion, and yet somehow, somehow I had to be responsible for the children’s education. There are no sick days, slow days, vacation days, alone days when homeschooling. I am their world and they are mine and sometimes …

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Homeschool Socialization Ideas: 5 Ways to Socialize

Homeschool socialization is one of the most talked about subjects. If you’re worried about it, here are five ways to socialize your homeschooler. I am positive that I am not the only one who has been asked what I’m going to do about socialization and if you’re considering homeschooling, chances are that one of the first questions …

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How to Homeschool During the Holidays

Discover how to homeschool during the holidays to make sure you get your homeschool hours in! For many families, one of the most appealing aspects of homeschooling is the flexibility that it affords. While some families choose to homeschool to accommodate their children’s extra-curricular activities (hello, future gymnasts and singing stars!), others opt to homeschool …

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Holiday Gift Guide for Homeschoolers – Gifts Under $25

Make the most of your budget during the holidays with this holiday gift guide for homeschoolers with gifts under $25! Don’t worry! This holiday gift guide for homeschoolers includes a little bit of learning, a little bit fun, and a whole lot of holiday savings. All of the items featured below were listed at under …

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5 Science Tools For Homeschooling: A List of Must-Haves

These science tools for homeschooling will make your lessons run smoothly and encourage your kids’ creativity and curiosity. My kids love to explore, investigate, and discover…even if they won’t always admit it. A classic example was when we went to lunch one day this summer to a small shopping village that has amazingly beautiful gardens. …

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7 Encouraging Books for Homeschool Parents

Sometimes even the most enthusiastic homeschooling families need encouragement. These seven encouraging books for homeschool parents can provide that for them. For me, a quiet moment with a book that soothes the soul and guides instead of condemns our choice to homeschool is often exactly what I need. If you have been homeschooling for awhile, …

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Finding Their Way: Homeschool for the Creative Child

One of the benefits of homeschooling is that you can let your children explore the things that interest them. When you are going to plan homeschool for the creative child the key is to be flexible! She loves to create and has artwork in every corner of the house. Her handmade birthday invitations are done …

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Hackschooling: What Are You Stoked About?

Hackschooling or homeschooling – are they one in the same? Logan LaPlante asks during his TEDx Talk at the University of Nevada. What if? If you are on the fence about homeschooling, you need to watch this video by a 13 year old homeschooled boy who challenges the conventions of education…and the idea of building …

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That Question: Socialization and Homeschooling

Socialization and homeschooling. They are the topic of almost every non-homeschooler’s conversation with a new homeschool acquaintance. Here’s the answer to that question. If you homeschool, you probably have a pretty good idea of what thatquestion is. It’s not a question about curriculum or the actual education of your child. It’s not a question about what …

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10 Online Homeschool Resources

With homeschooling becoming a more popular alternative to public or private schools, it can be overwhelming when researching sites that are helpful to both parents and homeschoolers. Below is a compilation of websites that are full of information regarding homeschool education. 10 Online Homeschool Resources 1. The Old Schoolhouse Magazinewww.theoldschoolhouse.comFree online homeschool magazine, links to …

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How to Create a Homeschool Routine and Schedule

Creating a homeschool routine and schedule can make for an easy year. Do you know how to make one that works for your family? They key to making homeschooling work for your family is to figure out the balance that you need during the day. Does that sound challenging? It should, because finding balance is …

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