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2019 Homeschool Mom Conference

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2019 Moms Homeschool Conference

50 Speakers

100+ Workshops

$900 Swag Bag

Early Bird registration begins tomorrow!

Would you like to win a free registration? Continue reading and find out how.

The ONLY 100% online homeschool conference that is able to bring you ALL of the perks and features of in-person homeschool conferences from the comfort of your home. Not only that, but we've even upped the homeschool conference ante and are featuring over 50 expert speakers, with more than 100 unique workshops!

What makes the 2019 Homeschool Moms Conference unique? .....Find out more

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Watch your Child's Reading, Math, and Confidence Soar by Playing Games

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 Welcome to Yellow House Book Rental! We are primarily a homeschool curriculum, rental service. However, we offer a variety of services. You can compare each one, at Yellow House Book Rental, and decide which is best for your family.  **This post contains affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links. Thank You!   Edited and updated April 9, 2019 I am so excited to tell you about this FREE 8-week course. Learn how your child's reading, math, and confidence  will soar just by playing these games fromEquipping Minds Homeschooling each of our children and...

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BIG savings at Homeschool Buyers Co-op!

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 Welcome to Yellow House Book Rental! We are primarily a homeschool curriculum, rental service. However, we offer a variety of services. You can compare each one, at Yellow House Book Rental, and decide which is best for your family.  **This post contains affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links, at no extra cost to you. Thank You! When I began homeschooling 22 years ago we had very few options available to us. Now, there are so many choices, it is overwhelming! I am so grateful that the homeschool movement has grown...

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Thankful That I Can Homeschool My Struggling Learner

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Has your child ever blurted out, “I’m not smart like my brother and sisters. Mom, what subject am I good at? Name one!” Our children, just like us, compare themselves to their friends, their sibling and those around them. When they don’t measure up like they think they should it is very frustrating to them....continue reading

 

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Homeschool writing—overcome the obstacles and accomplish your shoulds.

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We've heard all the obstacles. And we know they are real! 

  • I'm a math and science person. Writing doesn't come easily to me. So we skip it.
  • My kids hate writing. It's like pulling teeth! I avoid the battle altogether.
  • I have no idea how to grade my children's writing. So I don't.
  • We do a little creative writing and report writing here and there. I know it's not enough, but I don't really know how to teach writing in a comprehensive way.
  • I have great plans, but they never seem to come to fruition. I'm not good at spontaneously adding writing to our other lessons like history and science.

We've heard all of your guilt-filled shoulds:

  • I know I should teach more writing. My kids are now in middle school, and they still can't write a decent essay!
  • We should spend more time on writing. I just don't know where to start. I get overwhelmed.

Now, here's the solution: continue reading

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