Support your Homeschool Teenagers with these 10 Ideas

I’ve entered stage four of parenting homeschooled teenagers. (My fourth (& youngest) child turned thirteen last year…so stage four). I’ve been in this parenting thing long enough to offer you ten ideas to support your teens. I won’t be the mom to tell you that teenagers are so hard, that teenagers are so easy, or…

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How to Plan for your Upcoming Homeschool when You’re Not Sure You Want to Continue

How do you plan for your upcoming homeschool year when you’ve been around long enough to hit the wall twice? Hit the wall, meaning, I was ready to put my kids into school. That says a lot for someone that is a home education advocate to the core. So how to plan for your upcoming…

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curiosity and education: how to facilitate it

Two guys played in their garage tinkering with computer stuff for years: they became rather successful. Do you know who they are? You’re likely holding their product in your hand. Curiosity and education: we know now that they work hand-in-hand. A good long while ago, a curious artist and scientist wondered why the shifts in…

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What does the classical homeschool method look like in a real homeschool?

The homeschool traditional season looks like school. …In that we have formal study hours and are expected to do stuff… Otherwise, what the stuff is depends on who the kid is, what their goals are, and what our goals are for them too. The study day begins at 0830. The kids meet in the Great…

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when does the homeschool really begin?

Listen in to a group of homeschool moms talk about how long they’ve been homeschooling and you’ll hear answers that might surprise you. Ask them when you should begin homeschooling your child and you will most definitely get different aswers. But, there are so many reasons a parent might be asking when they should begin…

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how to do homeschool fine arts even if your kids don’t want to

Fine arts is mostly my thing, so how can I do fine arts in my homeschool even if my kids don’t prefer it? I’ve only had one of four kids remotely interested in the arts, and this gal was not the kind of kid that would tell me she liked anything that I was giddy…

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