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The Big List: 25 Ways Reading Helps Your Children

I love books. And I love helping children learn to love books not only because reading is a great pastime. I also believe that reading and hearing stories read out loud should be central in every child’s education. So it’s … Continue reading

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4 Benefits Homeschooling Affords Parents

For obvious reasons, people want to know the ways homeschooling can be good for their children. Many people also talk about how it benefits the adults, but always in context of their role as a parent or the family as … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Read Books That Might Make Your Kids (and You) Cry

If you are a family that spends a lot of time reading aloud, you have probably found at least a few books that caused tears. Book after book we read each afternoon, my kids have learned the sob routine. Nearing … Continue reading

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How to Boost Your Own Health Through Homeschooling

I recently saw a list of 100 reasons why homeschooling is good for families. Reasons 80-85 were all about health. And I agree! Homeschooling can definitely improve children's health. They often get more sleep, more active play, healthier food, and … Continue reading

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Financial Benefits of a Literature-based Curriculum

If you are hoping to use a literature-based homeschool curriculum, the cost can at first seem to be an obstacle. When money is tight on a single family income, your favorite homeschool curriculum can feel like an extravagance. You may … Continue reading

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The Top 9 Reasons Kids Like Being Homeschooled

Parents deciding whether to homeschool will likely ask a vital question: Do kids actually like being homeschooled? We know that many moms and dads love homeschooling. We know it lines up with many parents' goals for their families. But what … Continue reading

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With Homeschooling, You Set the Pace So Kids 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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