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Homeschooling with a Toddler in the Mix

Over the years I’ve had many people ask how I manage to homeschool when we have a baby in the family. That’s a breeze, as far as I’m concerned. Babies sleep a lot, are held a lot, and stay in … Continue reading

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Homeschooling in a Family Mix of Introverts and Extroverts

Many people confuse being an extrovert with being outgoing and an introvert with being shy. Although there’s often quite a bit of overlap, they’re not the same thing. Extroverts sometimes need periods of solitude and silence, but they’re energized by … Continue reading

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How to Homeschool in an Intergenerational Household

My mom’s bedroom is right down the hall from us. She moved in shortly before my second child was born. She has been a constant in their lives since they were little. She helps feed them, dress them, play with … Continue reading

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See From Your Child's Perspective to Flip Frustrations

One of my goals as a homeschool mom was to raise adults who were not narcissists. I wanted my children to see life from another person’s perspective, to be able to walk a mile in another’s shoes. That’s a big … Continue reading

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4 Crazy Things People Say When They Find Out We Homeschool

This situation, in one form or another, happens to all of us homeschoolers. We are out in public during the week  at a time when other kids are in school. We are spotted by a stranger—a stranger who loves to ask questions. So, … Continue reading

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Eight Ways to Show Your Family Love During Your Homeschool Day

Are you a person who gets overwhelmed on Pinterest? Do the crafts, decorating tips, elaborate desserts, and backyard landscaping make you feel somehow inferior as a parent? Fortunately you don't have to have a Pinterest perfect life in order to show your … Continue reading

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3 Reasons to Homeschool During Each Stage of Childhood

Regardless of your children's ages, you probably have overarching reasons to homeschool: teaching your faith to your kids, freedom to travel, meeting special learning needs, etc. But today I'd love to offer some specific reasons to homeschool at the various … Continue reading

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