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Help! I've Lost My Homeschool Groove! Here's How to Find It Again

Lately, my kids and I were having a hard time feeling motivated to get back in the swing of homeschooling after a break. We had family visits and a couple bouts with sickness—the usual things that can derail us from … Continue reading

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How to Teach Subjects You Don't Know: 6 Tips for a Homeschool Mom

Help! My child is smarter than I am. Can I still homeschool? What about chemistry!? If I homeschool, am I robbing my child of the chance to learn from someone who knows more than I do? Have you ever asked … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Corral Homeschool Clutter and Create Activity Centers

When you run an entire school inside the same four walls where you also eat and sleep, there’s no shortage of stuff. Learning to corral the homeschool clutter is a necessary part of the homeschool lifestyle. In our family, we … Continue reading

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The One, Nearly Foolproof Technique to Improve Your Teaching

Want an easy, nearly foolproof technique to improve your teaching? It takes virtually no preparation, is absolutely free, requires no supplies, and works for any topic in your homeschool. You can use it on the couch, in the van, or … 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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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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8 Homeschool Science Tips from a Mom Who Skips the Experiments

I have to admit that at first I was hesitant about Sonlight Science. I have a background in science, and I wanted a program that would inspire my kids to love it as much as I do.  Now that I've … Continue reading

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