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Pages of sage advice on all aspects of homeschooling. Tips, ideas, suggestions, information and more.

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The Tale of the Chickens

A few years ago, we started our little flock of chickens. It’s been quite a learning experience, and one particular lesson has stood out for me. And I wanted to share it with you. Yes, it actually does apply to...

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Free Homeschooling Resources

This is by no means a complete or comprehensive list of places to find free educational material for homeschooling. I just thought I would share some of the best spots I’ve found for free homeschooling stuff, that might help anyone...

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Earning Money While Homeschooling

Whether you’re looking for a little extra spending money, or are trying to earn a full living while homeschooling, it can be tricky to manage any sort of work while trying to be a teacher too. I personally am the...

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The Myth about the Myth of Socialization

Just a bit of an editorial (i.e rant) today, on the myth of socialization. Or what I consider to be the myth about the myth of socialization. We’ve all read the varied “myths about homeschooling” types of articles, and one...

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Acronyms for the Online Homeschooler

If you’re like most homeschoolers, you spend a lot of time online. You’re either searching for printables, looking for curriculum ideas or getting support from other like-minded families. Spending time on message boards or Facebook groups, you’ll quickly notice a...

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Uses for an Old Globe

Not sure how helpful this will be for most people but we have an old globe in the house, and besides making the homeschool room look educational, I got to thinking about the various uses it can still be put...

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Monthly Subscription Kits

Even in today’s electronic world, we all love the thrill of getting mail (real mail). Add in the excitement of crafts or science experiments, and you’ve got some homeschooling gold. The idea of educational monthly subscription kits is really popular...

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Secular Evolution Books for Kids

To go along with my earlier lapbook on evolution, I’ve put together a collection of possible books that approach the topic from a scientific and secular perspective. Teach your kids about where we all came from with fun picture books...

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Getting Bored with Book Reports

I always loved doing book reports when I was in school. I already loved to read, and the reports were a way to show that off. But I’ve learned from my own homeschooling experience with my daughter that not every...

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Board Games in the Age of Apps

Yes, even in our technological age there is a place in the home for “old-fashioned” board games. Well, at least I think so. I’ll admit that they aren’t always educational though you can usually find a few good redeeming points...