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How to Meet State Requirements with a Four-day Homeschool Week

Did you know that in Tennessee homeschooling for 180 four-hour days is equivalent to a year of public school education? This is true from kindergarten through high school. Many states have similar attendance requirements. At first I was stunned that … Continue reading

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4 Reasons To Have a 4 Day Homeschool Week with Sonlight

This post originally appeared on Soaring Arrows and is reprinted here with permission from the author. One of the best things we have done to have a more restful homeschool is to have a 4 day homeschool week. Some people … Continue reading

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The Truth About How Long Homeschooling Takes Each Day

Spoiler alert: How long homeschooling takes each day is still a mystery to me! I wish I could answer with an exact number of hours. But I find it almost impossible to predict how long homeschooling will take each day. … Continue reading

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5 Reasons a Daily Quiet Time is Part of My Homeschool Schedule

When you’re feeling behind with homeschool, it is easy to think the best way to catch up on your curriculum is to do school all day long. If wintertime finds your house quite buried in snow like ours is, you may think, … 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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Why I Homeschool 4 Days a Week: No More Stressed Out "Friday Mom"

Not all Fridays are great. Sometimes they bring out Friday Mom. You know the kind of Fridays I mean. They should be fun. But they turn into stress. For example, on a recent Friday morning, we had one hour before … Continue reading

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