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Confessions of a Homeschooler: I Feel Inconvenienced

Confessions of a Homeschooler: I Feel Inconvenienced

I have some confessions of a homeschooler. And, you may be feeling like I have been feeling these days. There are long homeschooling days when it feels as though I am losing our focus, our vision, and I’m losing unique pieces of…

Advantages of Using Flashcards

Fun Flashcards Study Strategies

Do you use flashcards for studying? (They just seem so . . . boring, right?) When our oldest child attended school she came home many evenings with lists of words or stacks of flashcards to practice. I learned to dread the little evening rituals of…

Rewards for Homeschool Kids

Homeschool Incentive Programs

Right before we started our first year of home schooling I asked a friend of mine, who had grown up as a homeschooled student, what were some of her favorite memories of being homeschooled. She told me about a…

How to Take a Homeschool Winter Break

Take a Homeschool Winter Break

Winter vacation is always a special time to me! Not only do I love this time of year, I love the time away from school to get refreshed, refocused, and have fun. Being a teacher and mother all wrapped into one is hard. There are days…