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Vaulting into Homeschool: Where to Set the Bar of Expectations

It is extremely difficult to parent without comparison. It starts with that growth chart in the pediatrician’s office, and it continues through each developmental milestone. The same can be said in our homeschool. We use learning assessments that gauge the … Continue reading

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8 Affordable Homeschool Storage Solutions

Before getting into all the homeschool storage solutions I have for you, let me first say this: Homeschool organization is about practicality and not merely about good looks. A Pinterest perfect homeschool room will do you no good unless it's … Continue reading

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One Way to Respond When Your Child Tells You Something Hard

Sonlight helps you practice talking together with your kids about opposing viewpoints and tricky topics such as poverty, so that when your children want to talk about their own hard things, it all feels more natural. From the earliest programs, … Continue reading

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3 Ways Biographies Enlighten Your Children

Biographies are a poignant educational tool, able to leave a lifelong impact. But why exactly does it matter that a literature-based curriculum incorporates biographies rather than simply using textbooks alone? How do biographies enlighten your children on their adventure of … Continue reading

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How to Homeschool in an Intergenerational Household

My mom’s bedroom is right down the hall from us. She moved in shortly before my second child was born. She has been a constant in their lives since they were little. She helps feed them, dress them, play with … Continue reading

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Finding Your Homeschool Box and Then Teaching Outside of It

Nothing has taught me more about my children than homeschooling. No other situation or experience has given me such a close look at their personalities, likes, dislikes, passions, and frustrations. However, this lifestyle has also given me a closer look … Continue reading

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Do You Need to Give Each Child the Same Homeschool Experience?

My four children all had very different experiences in regards to their early education. Things simply weren’t equal for them. Amy went to Christian school through fourth grade. Luke went to Christian school only for kindergarten. Jonelle and Justin started … Continue reading

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