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

Homeschool High School Graduates

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For many homeschooling families, the thought of homeschooling a high schooler and graduation brings many questions. How do I homeschool high school? Will my homeschooled high school graduate have the required knowledge and skills to attend college or enter the workforce? What do homeschool high school graduates do anyway?  Every homeschool family is unique—that is … Read more

Examining the Socialization Myth

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There are several questions that non-homeschoolers often ask homeschooling families, including, “What do you do about socialization?” They might not always use the word socialization, but non-homeschoolers are eager to learn how we, as homeschoolers, ensure that our children will be able to function in society. Opinions about homeschooling are formed based on popular culture … Read more

Printable Activities for Every Subject!

This article is in collaboration with Super Teachers Worksheets. Worksheets are a fantastic way to supplement a child’s learning, but looking for quality worksheets can be a daunting and exhausting task. Super Teachers Worksheets provides a vast array of printable activities for students in PreK thru Grade 5. Becoming a member of Super Teachers Worksheets … Read more

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