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Setting Up a Summer Routine for Kids Who Thrive on Structure

When you think of summer, do you envision carefree days of hammock swinging, endless cups of homemade lemonade, a stack of books you’ve wanted to read for a whole year, and absolutely nothing to do? I sure do! But reality … Continue reading

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2 Fixes for When You Aren't Finished with Homeschool in May

As we near the end of the traditional school year, many families are looking forward to summer vacation and a change of pace. But what do you do if you’re behind in schoolwork and you were really hoping to be … Continue reading

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Saying Yes: How to Enjoy a Flexible Homeschool Schedule

There’s no question that one of the biggest perks to homeschooling is having a flexible schedule that allows you to take advantage of life’s opportunities during traditional school hours: Going to a local park on a sunny weekday morning in … Continue reading

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Saying No Creates Boundaries of Freedom for Your Homeschool

Your kids are using curriculum that couldn’t be a better fit for them. You love the church you attend and are heavily involved in serving and participating in activities there. The weekly meeting with a friend is a great source … Continue reading

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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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