Remembering Why We Homeschool

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At some point while homeschooling someone may have asked you: “Why do you homeschool?” Most families probably have a variety of reasons why they have chosen to homeschool. They could range from problems with the local public or private school to always knowing that homeschooling was their calling for their family. Many parents probably have … Read more

Help When Special Needs Are Hard

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Homeschooling parents are known for their dedication and creativity, especially when helping their children with learning challenges and special needs. Unique circumstances like attention deficit disorder, autism, dyslexia, and dysgraphia all benefit from creative educational experiences that homeschooling can supply.  Sometimes learning challenges are present without a diagnosis. A child may struggle with schoolwork in … Read more

Celebrating the Homeschool Mom 

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In May, families in the United States celebrate several important holidays, including one that allows them to celebrate the homeschool mom. We celebrate Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May each year to honor, love, and show respect for moms. This holiday can take on special significance for homeschool moms because of the additional … Read more

Cursive and Copywork

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When a homeschool social media account asks about requiring cursive for one’s homeschooled students, there is often a great debate in the comments. Homeschool parents and others have strong and diverse feelings about cursive. And copywork too! The wonderful thing about homeschooling is that we can choose what works best for our families when it … Read more

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