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Summer Homeschool

Do you have summer homeschool? We homeschool all year round and take breaks based on my husband’s work schedule. I do tend to take August off so I can plan and prepare the following school year’s curriculum as well. This past school year has been rough on us personally. Then…

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Confessions of a Chronic Homeschool Overachiever

Are you a chronic homeschool overachiever? That’s what I call myself. It’s the positive spin of a type A homeschool mama who always wants to do it all maybe? Every year I want to do all the things. ALL the things. The idea of unschooling is offensive to my personal…

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10 Ways to De-stress Your Homeschool

Today I wanted to bring you my top 10 ways to de-stress your homeschool. Let’s face it, homeschool has its ups and downs. Everyone has bad days, there are favorite subjects and hated subjects and power struggles because it’s hard being the teacher and also the parent sometimes. Even certain…

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Planning Story of the World

Planning Story of the World can be a daunting task. Have you done a full plan for the Story of the World history curriculum? I suppose you can make it as complex or as simple as you want to make it . But for me history is just screaming for…

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Homeschool Planning Prep

Today I want to do a little homeschool planning prep with you. Are you new to homeschool or a homeschool veteran? I have heard many people who have crisis schooled during this pandemic (I don’t think forcing parents to have to teach public school at home is really homeschool) say…

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Easy Homeschool Portfolio

It’s that time of year again and many of you are preparing a homeschool portfolio. Then again, maybe you aren’t. Here in Ohio it seemed like we were in the clear from needing an assessment or an achievement test for next year in light of some Covid 19 legislation that…

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Top 10 Homeschool Supplies

Today I want to bring you my top 10 homeschool supplies. Everyone has their favorite homeschool supplies and things they think are necessary to homeschool. I am not including things like a homeschool room. Although I love our homeschool room and enjoy being able to keep all the mess in…

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Schedules vs. Routines

Today I want to take a minute to talk about schedules vs. routines. As a person who is a little too type A, I like schedules. Nothing is more satisfying that figuring out the perfect schedule and being able to stick to it. Schedules help us stay on task and…

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Starting Cursive!

Today was the day….the day I have been waiting for…the day I hoped would make a difference for my son. If you’ve ever heard me talk about my son’s antipathy for handwriting you would know my son HATES it. Like white hot hate….procrastinates…complains…man it’s like pulling teeth and beating my…

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Christmas Time Is Here

So how was everyone’s Thanksgiving week? We had a week of low key activities and relaxation. We had some Taekwondo classes and some house clean up and decorating thrown in there (we always start decorating on Black Friday for Christmas), but for the most part I had planned to tackle…

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