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6 Life-giving Reasons to Consider a Four-day Homeschool Week

When it comes to planning for homeschool, we moms consider so many different aspects: our teaching style our children's learning styles curriculum options academic subjects One of the most overlooked aspects of homeschool planning, however, is how many days of … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Make the Most of a Four-day Homeschool Week

Reducing our homeschool week to four days a week has been a game changer. The kids have more time for exploring individual interests, and I have increased freedom and flexibility for self-care, too. Discussing our schedule change with two friends—also … Continue reading

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Would a 4-Day Homeschool Schedule Work for You?

If you wonder how to fit in the extras, whether extracurriculars, hands-on projects, or outside activities, a 4-day homeschool schedule could be a great choice for you. As the parent, you get to choose whether to do formal academics five … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Cut Back But Still Stay on Schedule in Your Homeschool

When I started homeschooling my daughter, I read a small excerpt in the Instructor’s Guide (IG) of my curriculum about how to track progress. The recommendation was to place a checkmark after each completed activity. Adding the date was optional. … Continue reading

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6 Steps to Getting Back into a Homeschool Routine after Holidays

It can be hard to reestablish a sense of normalcy after a break in the homeschool routine, can’t it? Even if the tree is still blinking in the corner of the living room, Christmas is, to borrow from Charles Dickens, … Continue reading

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7 Ways To Catch Up When You’re Behind Schedule in Homeschool

Every once in awhile we have one of those years where we fall behind schedule in homeschool. Just kidding! We fall behind schedule at least a few times every year. Usually I get a head start by beginning school in … Continue reading

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How My Home Routine Fosters a Peaceful and Productive Homeschool

At about four o’clock I begin the daily ritual of walking through my home after teaching for the day. My mind still cluttered with math problems, I see a home equally overloaded with family clutter. Silently I resolve not to … Continue reading

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