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3 Benefits of Dropping the Ball

The other day, I was feeling behind.  I was attempting to prepare my boys' homeschool lessons for the coming week, to unload the dishwasher so that I could empty the sink, and to make several different types of sandwiches for the various members of my family because...

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6 Ways to Teach Public Speaking in Homeschools

Homeschooling almost always creates a better environment for learning than does any other form of education.  The lessons are able to be individualized for our students.  The activities can be tweaked to have better appeal.  And you can't beat those class sizes!...

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4 Tips to Help Your Reluctant Writer

Homeschooling is a wonderful educational model which allows us to meet our kids where they are at, to give them an individualized education, and to make learning more fun. It's a proven model, and the success rates of homeschoolers are high. According to the National...

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Simple Hands-On Science Activities for Kids

Science is one of those homeschool subjects that comes alive when we add in experiments and other hands-on science projects.  But sometimes it's just easier to skip over the experiments and keep on moving through the book.  After all, it takes a lot of time to build a...

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Teaching Shakespeare When You Know Nothing About Him

I love books!  I have many beautiful leather-bound editions of classics on my bookshelf.  They are precious to me!  And I don't just own these classic books - I have also read many of them.  I love to read classic authors such as Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Edgar...

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60 Ways to Stretch the Budget and Live on One Income

Most homeschoolers live on one income, which can make our budgets extremely tight.  Some of us find ways to supplement our family incomes by working part-time or creating our own businesses.  Others work a full-time job and homeschool when we aren't working.  Still...

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6 Smart Strategies to Take Charge of Household Chores

When our kids are little, we focus on lots of fundamentals with them.  We make sure they say please and thank-you when it's appropriate.  We teach them table manners.  We tell them about how important it is to obey Mommy and Daddy right away and with a smile.  And...

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10 Posts that Spoke to Me Most in 2016

This first week of 2017, as we all ponder how our homeschools are functioning and whether or not we should do a mid-year reboot, I find myself thinking back to some of the more touching blog posts I've read over the past year.  I am thrilled to be just one of a number...

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