how to homeschool more than one grade: a tale of four grades
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how to homeschool more than one grade: a tale of four grades

I don’t have four kids homeschooling anymore. But for many years, I did. I have four children. Let me tell you about them. I have a teenager, finishing her final year of high school, who is very much as independent as a college student, waking herself for early morning online classes, tracking her study hours, … Continue reading

how to find quiet, build boundaries & handle overwhelm in your homeschool
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how to find quiet, build boundaries & handle overwhelm in your homeschool

Bringing your kiddo home this fall? Here are four things you need to consider when beginning homeschooling: Your goal is to consider what an education is anyway and read about unschooling, deschooling, and learning.  I compiled a Homeschool Mama Reading List just for you! These books are ones that have taught me everything that has helped me structure my homeschool. We need … Continue reading

Ten Lessons from Ten Homeschool Years
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Ten Lessons from Ten Homeschool Years

I’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. But I didn’t put them in school. Self-reflection revealed I wasn’t frustrated with homeschooling, I was frustrated … Continue reading

why choose homeschool? the biggest benefit: freedom
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why choose homeschool? the biggest benefit: freedom

I have my PhD research paper thesis topic in mind: “Senility in aging homeschooling parents: Is the incidence lower with increased homeschooling years?” My hypothesis: the more years we homeschool, the more likely we develop neural networks in our adult brains; therefore, lower incidence of senility. Ok, so it’s just a hypothesis. Mama has freedom to learn … Continue reading

what do you need homeschool mama?
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what do you need homeschool mama?

What fuels homeschool mamas? One word: encouragement. I attended a real-time homeschool conference years ago. It was a fourteen hour energy drink to reawaken my homeschool mama system. Two days of conference speakers engaging new ideas for studies and helping me discover more effective ways to approach my children and my homeschool lifestyle. Homeschool conferences: … Continue reading