Children of the Church’s Homeschool Day with a 6 yr, 4yr, 2yr and 4 month old

I have written about our “typical” homeschool schedule before but never a “day in the life” post before. I decided it would be fun to document a whole day and share it with Simple Homeschool’s Day in the Life link up! The interesting thing with homeschooling is although our children do really good with structure, …

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Life is Precious – Respect for Life Month

October is officially Respect for Life Month, and although this is a very important topic, sometimes it is hard to figure out how to discuss it with little ones.  Because of this, I was so thrilled to find the fabulous resource Life is Precious, which is aimed at Kindergarten – 2nd grade children and goes through …

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Homeschooling When Not at Home

We recently went on a trip away from home for 10 days and realized that even though we were away from home that our homeschooling did not need to stop.  Here are a few tips from what I learned to make homeschooling successful while away from home.   1.  Plan ahead: When at home I have …

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As the Big Yellow School Bus Rolls By and My Child is Not On It

Traditional school is starting this week in my city.  All of the school supplies have been on sale at all of the stores, the lunches are being packed, the backpacks are getting ready,  andthe yellow school buses are coming, but my child is not going to be on it.  See, my husband and I made …

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When a Curriculum Isn’t Working – Trying Something New for Science

As a new homeschool parent I hit my first “road block” in realizing that a curriculum really was not working out for our family.  Part of me felt like I wanted to stick with something or I could be switching every week with all of the fantastic resources out there.  Yet, another part of me knew that it …

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend a Homeschool Conference

With Homeschool Conference season upon us I wanted to let you know the Top 10 Reasons that I think you should attend a Homeschool Conference this year if you can! 1.  Explore Homeschooling: You do not need to be homeschooling to attend a homeschool conference.  Have you been considering homeschooling?  Wondering what it is about?  Not sure …

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