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Why I Had to Break Up with Last Year’s Homeschool Schedule

In our first year of homeschool life, we had six kids under the age of eight. Those early years of homeschooling were full and busy. We loved the four-day schedule that came with (what was then called) Core K (now … Continue reading

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Two Homeschool Organization Myths That May be Holding You Back

Homeschool organization is my jam because the more organized my homeschool is, the less time and money I waste. First, I don't waste time looking for things because I know exactly where they are. Second, I don't waste money buying … 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 Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Homeschool Math Curriculum

When you were in school, math was either a thing of beauty or a thing of torment. Whichever it was for you, as a homeschooling parent, you get to help your children move towards an understanding of math—whether they end … Continue reading

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How to Schedule a 5-Day Program in a 4-Day Homeschool Week

Sonlight offers a 5-day program and a 4-day program. Because the 4-day program has 36 fewer scheduled days in the Instructor's Guide, there are fewer books overall.  But what if you want to follow the 4-day homeschool schedule while reading the 5-day … Continue reading

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Six Ways to Schedule Your Homeschool Year to Fit Your Family

One of the many perks of this lifestyle of learning we call homeschooling is the ability to set your own schedule. Even if you are required by your state to fulfill a certain number of school days each year, you still … Continue reading

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Goal Setting for Homeschool: Wisdom, Stature, and Favor with God

Judy: Today I've asked Kelly and Jill to sit down with me once again and talk over the topics of goal setting, organization, and time management. I don't know about you, but this is an area in which I sometimes … Continue reading

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