Is Hybrid Homeschooling Right For You?
Posted in Styles of Homeschooling The Homeschooling Life

Is Hybrid Homeschooling Right for You

Hybrid homeschooling can offer the best of both traditional schooling and homeschooling, but it can also have its challenges. Here are some things to consider when determining if hybrid homeschooling is right for you.

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The Big Brain Book
Posted in 6th grade 7th grade 8th grade Book Reviews High School Science

Learn About the Brain

The Big Brain Book: How it Works and All Its Quirks by Leanne Boucher Gill, PhD is a fascinating look at the inner workings of the brain and what it means for your life.

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Posted in Practical Tips

Time for a Mid-Year Reboot?

The Christmas break can provide an opportunity to adjust what is not working in our homeschool.

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

The Importance of Homeschool Breaks

Whether it is Christmas break or a midwinter break or summer vacation, both parents and children need a periodic break from schooling. #homeschoolinglife

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

Building Executive Function Skills in Moms and Kids

Ginny Kochis talks about building executive function in moms and kids. #executivefunction #homeschooling

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Advent Wreath
Posted in The Homeschooling Life

The History and Symbolism of the Advent Wreath

Where did this tradition come from, of lighting four candles in an evergreen wreath to mark the weeks preceding Christmas?

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Posted in Why We Homeschool

Reasons to Be Thankful for Homeschooling

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it is the perfect time to give thanks for the gift of homeschooling. #homeschooling

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Baby with Musical Instruments
Posted in Kindergarten Music Preschool The Homeschooling Life

Why Music is Important for Young Children

Scientific research has shown that early exposure to music is essential to a child’s development. #music #babies #preschool

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Posted in Practical Tips Resources

HSLDA Community Webinars

Whether you are a member of HSLDA or not, you can take advantage of their collection of their recorded webinars .

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Posted in Book Reviews Religion

Portrait of the Son

Portrait of the Son: A Tale of Love by Josephine Nobisso is a follow-up to her much-loved picture books The Weight of a Mass: A Tale of Faith and Take it to the Queen: A Tale of Hope. Anyone who enjoyed those stories will want to add this one to their collection.

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