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7 Solutions When a Rocky Start Threatens Your Homeschool Year

Starting a new homeschool year is so exciting! Just the thought of sharpened pencils that still have their erasers, fresh notebooks, and newly cracked books set my heart racing. Yes, I’m totally that mom. I’m also the mom who knows … Continue reading

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Seven Tips for the New Homeschool Year

Box Day came and went. You snapped that first-day-of-school photo (or not), and now you may be weeks into your new homeschool year. How is it going so far? I know the excitement and trepidation a new year can bring. … Continue reading

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How to Plan Your Entire Sonlight Year and Reclaim Sunday Nights

A few years ago I found a homeschool planning method that has completely changed my life! I switched from weekly homeschool planning to planning for the entire year, and I will tell you...I will never go back! I don’t know … Continue reading

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5 Back-to-(Home)school Resolutions to Transform My Year

The bright feeling of possibility I feel at the start of the school year is unmatched, even by New Year’s Day itself. Maybe it’s my love for paperclips, folders, books, and school supplies; or maybe it’s as F. Scott Fitzgerald … Continue reading

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6 Steps to Getting Back into a Homeschool Routine after Holidays

It can be hard to reestablish a sense of normalcy after a break in the homeschool routine, can’t it? Even if the tree is still blinking in the corner of the living room, Christmas is, to borrow from Charles Dickens, … Continue reading

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Back to Homeschool Traditions Forge Family Identity

I'm always amazed at the creativity of our moms! For example, in a recent post in a Facebook group*, moms were sharing back to homeschool traditions to make a first day of school special! Here are a few of my … Continue reading

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What you really need for your homeschool year

A new school year is brimming with possibilities. There's something soul-stirring about fresh starts and new beginnings. I get excited about gathering the best of the best for my kids in order to plan a fabulous school year. I know … Continue reading

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