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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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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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When Your Goals Don’t Match the Norm: Reflections on Senior Night

My first Senior Night did not go as I had envisioned it. All year I had looked forward to the moment when my son would be honored with the rest of the graduating members of his high school baseball team. … Continue reading

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Using Your Sonlight Instructor’s Guide as a Morning Time Schedule

If you’ve ever fallen down the Pinterest rabbit hole of homeschooling, you have at least passing familiarity with the idea of morning time. Maybe you’ve heard it referred to as a morning basket, symposium, or circle time. The underlying concept … Continue reading

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Planning an Intentional Family Morning Time

When you are a homeschool mama with many young minds to nourish, finding a way to streamline home education holds heavy appeal. I’ve heard some people compare homeschool moms to teachers and say it must be easy when you don’t … Continue reading

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