How to Be a Helpful Catholic Homeschooler
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How to Be a Helpful Catholic Homeschooler

When you start homeschooling, you join a vast community of fellow Catholic homeschoolers. While we may disagree on educational philosophy and some of the externals…

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When You Need Help Homeschooling
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When You Need Help Homeschooling

In its early days (1970s-1980s), modern homeschooling was often a complete rejection of traditional school. Homeschooling parents, many of whom had to fly under the…

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Learning New Things is Hard
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Learning New Things is Hard

When was the last time you tried to learn something new? The other night my eight-year-old daughter was trying to teach me some basic Irish…

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Pros and Cons of Homeschooling

TeepeeJoy.com has put together a great resource on the pros and cons of homeschooling. They asked 41 Homeschooling veterans (including yours truly) to weigh in…

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How Do You Fill Your Cup? Personal Passions and the Homeschooling Mom

One of my veteran homeschooling friends posted this question on Facebook today. It’s a good question, and I’m going to be honest right up front….

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Help Other Homeschoolers – Share Your Homeschooling Wisdom!

Will you help other homeschoolers by sharing your hard-earned homeschooling wisdom? I’m taking a survey of Catholic homeschoolers.  I hope you will take a few…

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Applying to College as a Homeschooler, Part Two

This article originally appeared on Kolbe.org and is used with permission. Miss Part One? Read it here: Applying to College as a Homeschooler, Part One…

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REFRESH 2018 CONFERENCE is here!

It’s the dark days of February and you may be feeling a little flat and unmotivated. We all are at this time of year and…

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8 Lessons From Finland for Homeschoolers

Finland consistently scores high on the Programme for International Student Assessment, “a set of tests for evaluating critical-thinking skills in math, science, and reading,” despite…

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Being an Ambassador for Homeschooling, Whether You Want to Be or Not

There’s this thing about being a homeschooler – people will want to talk to you about it. Your neighbors will inquire why your children are…

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