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10 Ways to Make the Most of a Four-day Homeschool Week

Reducing our homeschool week to four days a week has been a game changer. The kids have more time for exploring individual interests, and I have increased freedom and flexibility for self-care, too. Discussing our schedule change with two friends—also … 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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How to Meet State Requirements with a Four-day Homeschool Week

Did you know that in Tennessee homeschooling for 180 four-hour days is equivalent to a year of public school education? This is true from kindergarten through high school. Many states have similar attendance requirements. At first I was stunned that … Continue reading

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9 Lessons from Miss Agnes for the Homeschool Mom

As a homeschool mom, I’ve pored over dozens of homeschool help books, but none inspired me as much as the Read-Aloud The Year of Miss Agnes from History / Bible / Literature B. We recently read it for the second time, … Continue reading

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Would a 4-Day Homeschool Schedule Work for You?

If you wonder how to fit in the extras, whether extracurriculars, hands-on projects, or outside activities, a 4-day homeschool schedule could be a great choice for you. As the parent, you get to choose whether to do formal academics five … Continue reading

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4 Reasons To Have a 4 Day Homeschool Week with Sonlight

This post originally appeared on Soaring Arrows and is reprinted here with permission from the author. One of the best things we have done to have a more restful homeschool is to have a 4 day homeschool week. Some people … 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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