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What is Your Homeschool Style?

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If you’ve been educating your children at home for any amount of time, then you’ve most likely heard about having a homeschool style. Although there are many to choose from, you don’t have to feel pressured to narrow it down to just one. Contrary to popular belief, most people share characteristics of multiple styles.... continue reading

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When You Feel Like a Homeschool Mom Failure

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What do you do to change your negative thoughts when you feel like a homeschool mom failure? Let's be real. We all do at times.

I hope life and homeschool are going wonderfully and you are on top of the world, ready for the happiest time of the year. But if not, you will want to keep reading.

This is the time of year when we have settled into the school routine, attitudes are a normal part of the school day. Some days are rough and nothing seems to go as planned. It’s not.... continue reading

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When My Homeschool Curriculum Choices Aren't Working

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I know from experience that about now, you might be feeling a bit frustrated with the curriculum choices you've made and might be looking for something different. You have finally been able to confess that your homeschool curriculum choices aren't working. Here are several things you can do to overcome this homeschool hurdle....continue reading

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Five Tips for Test Prep During COVID

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Helping prepare you teen for college can seem frightening enough, but add on top of that testing for college admissions and scholarship awards. That is a big job and as parents, we feel the pressure.
Now add COVID, world changes and the uncertainly of the future. Normal is not a word we know anymore. This makes navigation test prep frustrating.... continue reading

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How to Encourage Your Child to Write- Model it

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One of the most constructive ways to encourage a young writer is through modeling.

Why Model and Teach Writing?

Kim from WriteShop explains how teaching writing needs to be more like teaching geometry.

Imagine saying, “OK, Ryan, find the hypotenuse of this triangle. I’m not going to teach you different strategies to solve the problem. Just get started . . . continue reading

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