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The Proverbs 31 Homeschool is Not a Daily Checklist

I can still remember reading Proverbs 31 for the first time after becoming a wife. What was, for so many, an anthem of womanhood, I found to be sheer exhaustion. I wasn’t inspired by her; I was tired! I wondered … Continue reading

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6 Steps to Fit in All the Subjects for Homeschooling Each Day

A common homeschool dilemma: Take things too easy and you won't finish your school year on time. Push too hard, and the kids hate school. Where's the balance? How can we fit in all the subjects? How do we cover … Continue reading

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With Homeschooling, You Set the Pace So Children Never Have to Fail

If your child is 5 and reading at a third grade level, why would you leave her in school? She needs something more challenging. And if your child is 5 and barely recognizing letters yet, why would you leave him … Continue reading

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My name is Judy ... and I'm a box-checker

Yesterday Amy posted about our new 4-day schedule, and all the reasons, details, and logistics that go along with this release. I'm a schedule lover, so I was excited when we started talking about the feasibility of creating a 4-day … Continue reading

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How I Juggled Homeschooling and Homemaking

Perhaps you know the feeling. It's 5:30 pm, the house is a mess, and you haven't even thought about dinner. Sometimes the logistics of life just get away from us as stay-at-home moms. There is so much to do! So … Continue reading

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How Sonlight Helps You Discover the Wonders of History: The Rationale behind Sonlight's History Schedule

A colleague asked me the other day why I schedule Sonlight's History the way I do. If you're just looking at an Instructor's Guide, the scheduling can look a bit random. But it is all very intentional to help children … Continue reading

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Surviving Gloomy Days

Uff da. It's January. We were home for the holidays when we typically visit family in Florida. That meant by about a week in I was going, "What? It's only the 3rd? It's snowy and cold! I want to be … Continue reading

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