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Everyone has an opinion Ignoring others doubts and criticisms

Everyone has an opinion


Everyone has an opinion! Doesn’t it seem like everyone has an opinion on the choices you make for yourself and your family? It can be extended family, friends, to the people you see in your day to day errands. Everyone seems to have an opinion on what is best for your children and your family. Many of these people may…

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Why self-care is important for a homeschool mom

Take Care of You! Why self-care is important for a homeschool mom


Take Care of You! Being a parent is hard! It is full of demands and sacrifice, and while there are countless moments of truly memorable, loving moments that you would never trade in for all the gold in the world, there are also moments of torment and destruction. In my opinion being a homeschooling parent only multiplies the highs and…

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Don't we all wish homeschooling was easy? I know I am not alone in my fantasies of that magic curriculum. That magic curriculum you purchase that will teach your children with ease, it will teach them everything they need to know about a certain subject with little to no effort from me because I personally don't love that subject and I am tired!  

Magic Curriculum


Magic Curriculum When we begin our homeschooling journey many of us don’t know what the heck we are doing. Don’t we all wish homeschooling was easy? I know I am not alone in my fantasies of that magic curriculum. That magic curriculum you purchase that will teach your children with ease, it will teach them everything they need to know…

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Accepting Nontraditional Ways Your Child Learns

Nontraditional Learning


Accepting Nontraditional Learning Many of us are new to homeschool. We grew up in a traditional school, doing the same old thing and relied heavily on completed curricula  (texts and workbooks) homework and of course tests! It is hard for us to accept nontraditional ways our children learn. This is so uncomfortable for many of us! While we chose to homeschool…

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Homeschooling without support

Homeschooling without Support


Homeschooling without Support Deciding to homeschool is not a decision anyone takes lightly. If your kids are already in traditional school you have to think about rebelling the “norm” and doing something different. You are taking on a HUGE responsibility and your inner self is bound to speak up. “You aren’t a teacher. Leave it to the professionals.” “What about…

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