Does your college-bound homeschooler Know These 5  things?
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Does your college-bound homeschooler Know These 5 things?

Do you have a college-bound homeschooler this summer? Does he or she know these five important things? These 5 critical life skills can make a huge difference in their success in school. Almost every mom has concerns about their children heading off to college or university, and maybe homeschool moms have more concerns than others….

Was Your Last Homeschool Year Successful?
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Was Your Last Homeschool Year Successful?

Was your last homeschool year successful? And how do you know? How do you measure success in homeschooling? And why should you? Does it matter? To succeed in our homeschooling efforts, we should reflect on the finished school year and consider how we did. Why should you do a review or assessment of your completed…

5 Simple Steps to Conquer the Homeschool Paperwork Pileups
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5 Simple Steps to Conquer the Homeschool Paperwork Pileups

Oh, those homeschool paperwork pileups! As we approach the end of another school year, is your desk covered in piles of paperwork? You know, projects, reports, assignments, worksheets – all the papers or workbooks that come with homeschooling! Those piles of papers can be daunting and discouraging! Perhaps you are one of those homeschooling supermoms…

How to include black history month in your homeschooling
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How to include black history month in your homeschooling

Did you know that February (in the U.S.) is Black History Month? And I propose that we should include some Black history in our homeschooling. In this post, I want to make you aware of Black History Month, explain why I think we should add it to our homeschooling, provide a short list of important…

How to Make Valentine’s Day Part of Your Homeschooling Plans

How to Make Valentine’s Day Part of Your Homeschooling Plans

Ah, Valentine’s Day is the day for romance and love, right? Or maybe not – not for our kids, anyhow. Love is so much more than romantic feelings and gestures. Love is about caring unselfishly for others, putting others first, and showing compassion and concern for others. So, how can we teach that to our…

Cold Winter Days Demand Great Books – 20 Books about Winter to Read in Warm Spaces
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Cold Winter Days Demand Great Books – 20 Books about Winter to Read in Warm Spaces

Cold winter days demand great books, don’t you agree? When the snow is falling, the wind is blowing, and the temperatures are falling, it’s time to snuggle up somewhere warm with a great book (or two or three). Add something nice and warm to drink, and you and your kids could be set for hours!…

Eight Simple Thanksgiving Ideas for Your Children

Eight Simple Thanksgiving Ideas for Your Children

Here are eight simple Thanksgiving ideas you can use with your children to help make this Thanksgiving an extra special time. These can be used as part of your school activities or as fun things to do. None of these activities are overly time-consuming, require expensive materials, or involve much prep time. Make a Gratitude…

10 Simple Steps to Start Homeschooling Your Child

10 Simple Steps to Start Homeschooling Your Child

These 10 simple steps will help you start homeschooling in no time! Beginning to homeschool your child (children) is not an overwhelming task. Once you have made the decision to homeschool, let me walk you through some simple steps to get you on your way to homeschooling success. Simple Step #1 – Study the Homeschooling…

Be Innovative – Homeschool Your Child
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Be Innovative – Homeschool Your Child

Be innovative and homeschool your child! What? Yes, you can homeschool your child. Be bold and daring, defy tradition and homeschool! You can do this! Have you become dissatisfied with aspects of your child’s education? Not happy with things happening in your child’s school or among his classmates? You have options, you know. And homeschooling…