how to create a personalized education for a six year old

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. “Everybody is…

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homeschool freedoms: don’t miss the gift in your child

Sometimes we need other people to remind us of our homeschool freedoms. The title of this post isn’t my title. It’s Carol’s. I haven’t personally met Carol. She was the keynote speaker at a homeschool conference years ago. Nothing like a homeschool conference to kickstart a renewed joy for homeschooling. Besides inducing ab-strengthening belly laughs for…

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structuring a thirteen year old’s academic education

Bringing your kiddo home this fall? Here are two 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. Structuring…

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structuring a twelve year old’s academic education

Bringing your kiddo home this fall? Here are two 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. Structuring…

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seasons of homeschooling

There’s project season. And there’s unschool season. I haven’t always homeschooled. I haven’t always scheduled six months of formal studies. I haven’t always radically unschooled. I haven’t always used Charlotte Mason principles. Nor have I held continuously to Susan Wise Bauer’s classical homeschool principles. I have not ALWAYS done any of these things. But I have…

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New to Homeschool? Here’s how to spend eighteen years with your kids

New to Homeschool? Here’s how to spend eighteen years with your kids. I don’t mean the years where half the day is spent finding everything for their backpack, dropping them and their permission forms off at school for 0830, then seeing them again at 3. I mean eighteen years, 8 am – 3 pm included. I…

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