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Five Tips for College-Bound Homeschoolers to Consider

Non-traditional students have become more common in recent years. According to its most recent figures, the National Center for Education Statistics reports that 2.9 percent…

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Posted in Why We Homeschool

Six Reasons to be Thankful for Homeschooling

November is the traditional time of year for giving thanks to God for all of our blessings during the course of the year, but any…

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Should You Homeschool Your Children?

Some parents turn to homeschooling because that was always their plan. Perhaps they were homeschooled themselves, or know a friend or neighbor that teaches their…

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How to Homeschool When You Are Mentally Wiped Out

Mental and physical exhaustion can happen to any homeschool parent. Whether it results from trying to juggle too many family obligations, adjusting to life with…

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

Beginnings and Endings and a Longing for Home

Here I am, after mommying and homeschooling for sixteen years, in my house alone…… which happens once every never, but looks to be a  regular…

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Using Free Classes from EdX in your Homeschool

Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is an online learning destination and MOOC provider, offering high-quality courses from the world’s best universities…

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Homeschooling, Simplified

Bonnie Landry, a Canadian homeschooling mother of seven, has written a series of books which aim to simplify homeschooling. These books are short, but packed…

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

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…

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So You Want a Co-Op?

The questions pop up frequently in Facebook groups and real-life discussions with other homeschoolers. “I’m looking for a co-op. Do you know of one? What’s…

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life Why We Homeschool

Discerning Homeschooling

by Janalin Hood When the idea of home schooling came to me I was rather skeptical. As the daughter of public educators and as a…

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