Advice for New Home Learners
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Advice for New Home Learners

We are not trying to create a school in our homes. Homes are not schools. Teresa Wiedrick Where are you at in your new home learning journey? Ready to send the kids on the big yellow school bus? Oh WAIT, there is no yellow school bus. I feel you. Whether you’ve chosen homeschooling, had a … Continue reading

Tips for New Home Learners
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Tips for New Home Learners

You’ve sampled the homeschool world and now you’re looking to choose it for yourself. I’ll help you to turn this challenge into a mostly charmed reality. You’ve got this! Teresa Wiedrick, Homeschool Coach You might not have had two years to plan like I did. You might be feeling forced to choose between homeschooling and … Continue reading

For the Unexpected Home Learner
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For the Unexpected Home Learner

I see your confusion, I see your anticipation, I see your frustration, and I see your overwhelm as you bring your kids home. Teresa Wiedrick I feel for the unexpected home learning families that have joined the home learning experience. You didn’t get two years to plan like I did. You didn’t get to choose … Continue reading

Your Home is Not a School
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Your Home is Not a School

Your Home is Not a School The most important aspect of a homeschool is the relationship between the parent and the child. Our goal is to listen to our kids, so that we can learn what they need. Our goal is not only to teach our high ideals. Though the high ideals be commendable, they … Continue reading

Home Learning: Enjoy the Freedoms
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Home Learning: Enjoy the Freedoms

We have the homeschool freedoms. To choose your schedule. To choose your community. To teach your kids your values. To understand your kids. To connect with your kids. Teresa Wiedrick Freedom does come at a cost. The cost: being saturated as a parent. The cost: an effort in self-discovery. The cost: the effort in facing … Continue reading

a day in the life of pandemic
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a day in the life of pandemic

Every once in awhile I share a day in our life. This would be an interesting time to remember: the first pandemic of our lifetime. 0540 I’m awake. Thank you Violet for being my alarm clock. Time to get you outside and free the chickens. Cluckingham Palace is waiting at the door. 0550 The air … Continue reading