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  • Back to School – Five Tips for Making it Real!

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    Yep, so here we go… back to school… In some ways, it is thoroughly refreshing, yet in others it’s like a huge heavy wave washing over me! (Ugh, washing – reminds me I have about 4 loads backed up as I write…) So, in reality that wave might be the huge landfill of clothing that […]

  • Home Education
  • Homeschooling High School

    Yes, all of us “homeschoolers” seem to balk a little when we talk about homeschooling high school. It’s the big time – the big league – the life altering last few years of school. I think all of us are afraid that we are going to mess our kids up for life! I know that I […]

  • Curriculum
  • Book Review: High School Prep Genius

    High School Prep Genius an Academic Guide to Excellence by Jean and Judah Burk is a beneficial tool for any parent with a  student entering high school. In fact, this book really took me by surprise! I was blown away by how MUCH material was here.  Each chapter is full of amazing content and tools […]

  • Curriculum
  • Bridging the Gaps!

    Everyone has struggles now and again… even the best of homeschoolers. So, don’t let it get you down if your kids have a few learning gaps.  I know when I find out my children have a few weak areas it really gets me down.  There isn’t any one else to point your finger at and […]

  • Curriculum
  • Homeschooling English How to Guide

    Homeschooling is awesome, just sayin’ – but sometimes it isn’t easy to make sure that you are covering everything that your child needs. I have to admit that I have had a rude awakening in the last year and a half. Once my daughter hit 11th grade it was serious crunch time for college. We […]

  • Home Education
  • 7 Steps to Making Great Homeschool Writers

    I love the freshness that a new year brings! I love the feeling that I have a clean page… and can start anew. In review of what we had done in our homeschool last year I felt that we were really lacking in the area of creative writing. I felt that my kids needed a […]

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  • Happy New Year… and…

    Homeschool

    Just want to give a Happy New Year shout out to all my MomSCHOOL friends… thanks for being a part and for all your great encouragement! Secondly, the Carnival of Homeschooling post is up over at Why Homeschool… if you have a minute pop over. There is always so many great articles to encourage homeschooling […]

  • Home Education
  • Homeschool Grammar with Schoolhouse Rock

    I have had to teach homeschool grammar 4 times so far, and am now working on my fifth child. Getting grammar concepts across to an early elementary school child is never easy… But I just realized who my best friend needs to be right now! You guessed it… school house rock.  We went over subjects […]

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  • Article repost… Knee jerk Homeschooling?

    My dear friend Kerry from Let’s Homeschool High School has just posted a very thought provoking article, take a look… In the wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy, social networks are lit up like pinball machines with comments, questions, and ponderings from parents about whether they should just pull their children out of school to […]