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3 Steps to Consider Homeschooling

3 Steps to Consider Homeschooling

Covid-19 has caused the majority of us to change many parts of our lives. It might seem difficult to even remember when the old ‘normal’ existed. Social distancing, face masks and lack of entertainment/outings have replaced sporting events, beaches, and even the...

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The Husband’s Role in Homeschooling

The Husband’s Role in Homeschooling

Managing a thriving homeschool lifestyle requires clearly defined roles. The majority of homeschool families I am acquainted with consist of Dad working as the primary income provider and Mom homeschooling the kids. While a lot of moms have some type of part-time job,...

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Myths About Homeschooling

Myths About Homeschooling

There are many homeschooling myths and misconceptions. Sure, it isn’t for everyone, but homeschooling is an option that fits the lifestyle of many people in a healthy way. Here are six homeschooling myths and why they’re inaccurate.   1. All homeschooling...

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How to Make Homeschooling Fun!

How to Make Homeschooling Fun!

Are you trying to find ways to make homeschooling more fun and engaging for your child this year? From field trips to fun surprises, here are seven ways to make homeschooling fun.   1. Get in the Kitchen Cooking is a great way to interact with your children while...

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Informing Our Children on The Pandemic

Informing Our Children on The Pandemic

Listen, we must have this talk. The talk on how we can teach our children, to social distance, and how to keep their mask on. Especially our Grade School Children. Now, this is something that's going to be hard for not only the children but for you as a parent as...

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Homeschooling To Save Lives

Homeschooling To Save Lives

Homeschooling to save lives is now a thing, yes, you've read that right with everything that has been going on with the virus and the positive test results that have been skyrocketing. Parents have been debating on sending their kids back to school when the school...

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Full-Time Parents, You Can Do This!

Full-Time Parents, You Can Do This!

Dear Full-time parents who happen to work full time as well, I know this isn't easy for you. The challenges you're facing right now with working full-time and transitioning yourself to homeschool. The best way to juggle this is by planning it out for not only for you...

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Distance Learning: Let’s Do This!

Distance Learning: Let’s Do This!

Parenting has always been an essential job. Nothing has changed. It doesn't take a global pandemic to remind us of that. However, if these sequestering walls could speak, they’d reveal feelings of parental inadequacy that leads to frustration, anger, and tears. Thank...

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4 Things to Know About Homeschooling Your Teen

4 Things to Know About Homeschooling Your Teen

Whether you’ve been homeschooling your child since preschool or you’ve made the decision later in their life, homeschooling your teen can feel like a daunting task. It’s important to challenge them academically and let them explore various extracurricular activities...

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The Space Between

The Space Between

As annoying as they can be at times, there is something preparatory about morning routines, commutes, even car lines, and school bells.  Kids who go to brick and mortar schools have a fairly extensive transition routine from being in bed to being fully engaged in...

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Ways to Foster A Love of Reading in Your Children

Ways to Foster A Love of Reading in Your Children

Growing up in an atmosphere that encourages a positive relationship with reading is so important for children. There are pretty much endless benefits for a child who reads often, from heightened creativity to better performance in school to better literacy. The more...

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10 Things You Can’t Do at A Brick & Mortar School

10 Things You Can’t Do at A Brick & Mortar School

Most families choose to homeschool over concerns about issues such as school safety, academic standards, and government mandates, but there are some additional, perhaps less obvious benefits, to homeschooling including some things you could just never do in a brick...

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5 Things Every Homeschooling Parent Should Know

5 Things Every Homeschooling Parent Should Know

Homeschooling your child can be a wonderful opportunity to teach them important skills in a loving environment, but it can be a daunting task to make the decision. Many parents are overwhelmed at the idea to start homeschooling and have many questions about what the...

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Will Homeschooling Enrollments Increase After the Pandemic?

Will Homeschooling Enrollments Increase After the Pandemic?

THE NUMBERS In early 2020, before the pandemic began to spread across the U.S., about 4% of K to 12 aged children in the U.S. were homeschooled (National Home Education Research Institute/NHERI).  https://www.nheri.org/research-facts-on-homeschooling/ NHERI...

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Homeschooling – Why Now?

Homeschooling – Why Now?

Who would have known that we would be faced with an epidemic that would change the lives of every citizen in the United States? I watched the news and yes, I saw that China was facing their own epidemic called COVID19. Never did I know that COVID19 would find its way...

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Is Home Schooling the New Normal?

Is Home Schooling the New Normal?

Dealing with the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the education system in the U.S. has caused us to ask the question of the year when it comes to schools –  namely, “What kind of education is needed at this moment in history?” At this historical juncture, the...

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Creative Ways to Teach During the ‘Off Days’

Creative Ways to Teach During the ‘Off Days’

Let’s face it-we’ve all at one time or another started a day with less enthusiasm than usual. We might have woken up on the wrong side of the bed, the kids might be extra tired and a bit difficult, or maybe it was destined to be a bad day. No matter what the reason,...

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Parenting Has Always Been An Essential Job

Parenting Has Always Been An Essential Job

by Gina Wileman Parenting has always been an essential job. Nothing has changed. It doesn't take a global pandemic to remind us of that. However, if these sequestering walls could speak, they’d reveal feelings of parental inadequacy that leads to frustration, anger,...

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Michael Jordan vs “I Don’t Know”

Michael Jordan vs “I Don’t Know”

by Nathan Manley Oh, avoidance. In many traditional school settings, kids learn to use phrases like “I don’t know” so they don’t have to participate. But this is your school and you don’t have to take “I don’t know” for an answer. If you’re like me, I cringe a little...

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Homeschooling- Why Now?

Homeschooling- Why Now?

By Alisha Jones-Gardner Who would have known that we would be faced with an epidemic that would change the lives of every citizen in the United States? I watched the news and yes, I saw that China was facing their own epidemic called COVID19. Never did I know that...

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The Best Teacher Binder

The Best Teacher Binder

You’ve selected the courses, ordered the textbooks, and neatened the supply stash. All that stands in between you and the first day of the school year is a master plan for you to follow. Or course you could purchase any of the cute and premade planners or binder...

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