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    Take your homeschool camping

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    Who says learning can't be fun? With summer comes camping, and with camping comes fun educational experiences for the whole family....
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    10 Fourth of July homeschool activities

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    On Fourth of July, friends and families gather across the country to celebrate America’s birthday. Polls have shown that...
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    Plan a summer homeschooling schedule that works

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    With the end of the formal school year upon us, I have started planning out a new schedule for our summer months. We are year-round...
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    Homeschooling: Ocean unit study

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    June 8 is National Ocean Exploration Day, making June a great month to study the ocean. Whether you are a homeschooling family or...
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    Homeschool guide to family vacations

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    With summer almost here, vacation planning is in full swing. As homeschoolers, the learning does not have to end when we take off...
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    How to homeschool through the summer

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    Surprisingly, many families that homeschool year round experience homeschool burnout far less than those that take the summer off....
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    6 Tips for homeschooling multiple grade levels

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    The most common question I am asked when I tell people that I homeschool is "How do you manage to teach so many grade levels?" For...
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    How to choose a homeschool curriculum

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    If you are new to homeschooling or exploring new curriculum options, wading through curriculum choices can feel a bit overwhelming....
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    How to liven up your homeschool

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    Whether you're just starting out on your homeschool journey or you're a homeschool veteran, being spontaneous, getting out of your...
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    Should you attend a homeschool conference?

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    Homeschool conference season is well under way. Within most states you can find local homeschool conferences, book fairs and...
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    Spring into science: Get outside and learn

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    We're ready for spring! This is the time of year when we enjoy spending homeschool days outdoors — reading in the clubhouse,...
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    6 Ways to help motivate your child to learn

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    When I potty trained my first son, I used treats and rewards for motivation. While rewards worked some of the time, the good old...
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    Character building in the home

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    It is important as parents that we value and emphasize positive character development in our children. Character training starts at...
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    The lost art of cursive writing

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    My cursive writing is atrocious! It looks like the writing of a third grader. I have always longed for elegant, neat cursive...
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    How to find a homeschool support group

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    Support — it is the one thing that every homeschool family longs for, especially new homeschool families. There are many...
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    The world is your classroom

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    One of the great advantages to homeschooling is the many opportunities available to experience active hands-on learning through...
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    Benefits of chapter books for young readers

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    Helping your children become avid readers is one of the most important things that you can do to help them succeed. Whether you are...
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    Online homeschool options

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    Online education has become increasingly popular in recent years. Whether it is for religious reasons, bullying, learning...
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    Homeschooling your struggling learner

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    More and more families are turning to home education to meet the special needs of their struggling learner. Homeschooling a...
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    Rise from the ashes: Beat homeschool burnout

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    If you have homeschooled your children for any length of time, you're familiar with the term "homeschool burnout." Many of us have...