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Monday
Aug112014

Our Homeschool Learning Space(s)

 

Our Homeschool Learning Spaces

Homeschooling affords a great amount of flexibility; flexibility in our schedule, our curriculum, and also in WHERE we school.

We have learning spaces this year, and I'm finding that not having an actual "school room" is creating a culture of learning throughout our home. We're living a lifestyle of learning, and as my children get older I believe this will work well for our family.

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Thursday
Aug072014

How to Fight The Back To School Homeschool Blues

 

This morning marked a BIG day for many of our friends and neighbors.

Traditional "school" began and the school buses were running at 7 a.m. Facebook pictures were being posted of cheerful children in new outfits. Parents were talking about who their child's teacher was and what a GREAT year it was going to be. 

I sat in my quiet living room this morning, confident in our decision to homeschool.

One of my children was in his bed reading a book about basketball, while my teenager was still asleep. I had a complete peace about our decision to homeschool. 

BUT... I remember when I didn't.

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Tuesday
Aug052014

Help Your Child Improve Writing Skills with Fortuigence

 

How Fortuigence Improves Writing Skills in Your Homeschool

Sometimes you just want to abdicate the instruction of certain subjects in your homeschool. One area that seems to trouble me is writing. 

How do I adequately evaluate my child's writing?

Am I qualified to teach my daughter how to improve her writing skills? 

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