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More Reasons Kids Love Homeschooling: Stories from New Homeschoolers

In the decision to homeschool, one factor is sometimes forgotten — will the kids enjoy it? Will they thrive while doing school from home? Homeschooling is a family affair, so everyone needs to be on board with the lifestyle to … Continue reading

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"I could NEVER homeschool because. . ."

A woman stopped by our house in the middle of the day last week. She was hoping to sell us something. Most interestingly, she had her 7-year-old daughter with her, even though it was a school day. The woman was … Continue reading

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5 Keys to Help You & Your Spouse Decide to Homeschool

When you feel in your heart that God is calling you to homeschool, it’s tempting to plow ahead and make the decision, leaving your spouse behind. I understand...I’ve been there too. When I began feeling that God was calling us … Continue reading

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You Have What it Takes to Homeschool

Parenting can be overwhelming. Here you are, expected to raise these little people to adulthood. You must feed, clothe, shelter, love, protect, guide, and nurture them. Sometimes I marvel that any of us are up for the task. One mom … Continue reading

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From Public School to Homeschool: Deschooling

You’re toying with the idea of homeschooling. You’re beginning to imagine what it could look like to school at home instead of sending your kids back to public school. You may be searching online for some school desks and chairs. … Continue reading

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How to Make a Mid-Year Switch to Homeschooling with Sonlight

#SONLIGHTSTORIES "After two years of using a computer/video-based curriculum, something wasn’t working for us. The program left no space for fun, exploring, or developing my little one's interests. Most of all, our relationship began to suffer. Our homeschool day consisted … Continue reading

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What Is the Point of Education?

Those yellow school buses have started to roll by here in Colorado. And though not as visible, homeschooled kids are gathering on couches and at kitchen tables for a new school year as well. As you dive into a new … Continue reading

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