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Our Early State History Unit Study (and freebie)

This was such a fun unit study that I just have to share! Out of all our unit studies, this has been my absolute favorite. I really like unit studies because they are hands-on and incorporate many subjects at once, making learning fun and something to anticipate and enjoy together. The subjects we’ve touched upon… Continue reading Our Early State History Unit Study (and freebie)

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5 Things We Wish Our Friends and Family Would Accept About Our Choice to Homeschool

We began our homeschooling journey eight years ago, and you can read our story here if you’d like. We were the first and continue to be the only family who homeschools within our circles of immediate-extended family (on both sides) and our family-friends. And you know what? Before we started homeschooling, our parenting choices were… Continue reading 5 Things We Wish Our Friends and Family Would Accept About Our Choice to Homeschool

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How We Use Online Learning In Our Homeschool

There are many online resources, curriculum and programs available to homeschoolers. I won’t even pretend to know most of them, haha, but I do want to share how we use the internet in our homeschool. I want a healthy mix of hands-on and online learning for my son who is 14-years old. I think it’s… Continue reading How We Use Online Learning In Our Homeschool

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How We Started Homeschooling in 5 Steps

This is not the story of why we started homeschooling. You can read that here if you’re interested. Rather, these are the steps we took to actually begin our homeschooling journey, one of the best choices we’ve ever made as a family. I hope this is helpful to anyone considering homeschooling. Here is a little background… Continue reading How We Started Homeschooling in 5 Steps

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Our Homechool Day in the Life with a 14-year old

The morning sky is milky white and there is only a scattering left of snow on the wet ground, for now. My oldest daughter’s car is missing from the driveway, indicating she is in her morning class at her university. Usually my boys are awake and going by now (8:30am), but all is quiet in the… Continue reading Our Homechool Day in the Life with a 14-year old

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If You Think About It, All Parents Homeschool

As a homeschooling mom, I’ve noticed how often homeschooling gets a bad rap. I’ve been homeschooling for seven years now and for seven years, I’ve heard expressions of concern, disapproval, and my personal favorite, homeschool failure stories, from neighbors, friends, extended family, church members and strangers. I’ve found that most of the time, if someone… Continue reading If You Think About It, All Parents Homeschool