Keep Your Routines Through The Summer

Keep Your Routines Through The Summer Keep Your Routines Through The Summer!  Well, summer has officially begun!  I am always struggling to keep the kids from becoming complete sloths in the summer. Don’t get me wrong, I want them to have fun and we have tons of stuff planned.  It is so easy, though, to just let them go and the next thing you know, school is starting back and they haven’t read even one book and have mold growing under their beds LOL  To keep this from happening, I

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7 FREE HOMESCHOOL RESOURCES

7 FREE HOMESCHOOL RESOURCES As a home educator you will find a number of things helpful outside your core curriculum to help your students thrive.  Whether you puchase and all in one curriculum, create your own or piece together books and supplies as needed, there is a wealth of free information available online.  Here are 7 Free Homeschool Resources every home educator will want to bookmark this year.  Starfall.: This site is perfect for introduction to concepts in the early education years.  Games, online reading activities and fun concepts teach

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6 Ways To Stay Organized While Homeschooling

If books, videos and school supplies have begun to invade every room of your house then you know how important it can be to take control and get organized.  Here are my favorite 6 Ways To Stay Organized While Homeschooling.  These keep the clutter at bay, our supplies on hand when needed and most importantly mom and dads sanity in tact as we tackle the challenge of teaching our children. 6 WAYS TO STAY ORGANIZED WHILE HOMESCHOOLING  3 Ring Binders.  I cannot say enough about how much my 3-ring binders save

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How To Stay Encouraged While Homeschooling

HOW TO STAY ENCOURAGED WHILE HOMESCHOOLING While we are happy we homeschool and believe in it wholeheartedly for our family, we know it isn’t always an easy choice or task.  There are days when throwing in the towel truly feels like the best plan out there.  Yet, other days it feels like the best thing we have ever chosen for our family.  How To Stay Encouraged While Homeschooling has become something we realize every person needs to figure out.  Whether it is your first year, your 10th year or only

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How Do Homeschool Kids Get Socialization?

One of the most commonly asked questions when you are a home educator is, “How will they learn social skills?”  While many who ask have good intentions, this is by far one of the most frustrating and annoying questions posed to a homeschool parent.  We hope to dispel the question of How Do Homeschool Kids Get Socialization, and educate some non homeschooling families on how it works for most of us. HOW DO HOMESCHOOL KIDS GET SOCIALIZATION? Time spent with siblings, cousins and family.  If you have multiple children socialization

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HOW TO BUILD A CHEAP HOMESCHOOL CURRICULUM

If your budget is tight this year, and you are looking to begin your homeschooling journey we have some great tips on How To Build A CHEAP Homeschool Curriculum.  Not only can you potentially spend nothing at all, you will likely spend under $100 at most for the entire year using our methods.  This gives you more budget for fun field trips, art classes or outside activities with your children. HOW TO BUILD A CHEAP HOMESCHOOL CURRICULUM  Make Use Of Free Online Printables.  You can do a simple Google search and find

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How To Begin Your Homeschool Journey

Whether your family has chosen to homeschool due to religious reasons, poor education choices in your area or to help your child reach their full potential, there are some basic things you must know before beginning this journey. You will find different necessities in each individual family, but these steps on How To Beginning Your Homeschool Journey are tried and true for every home educating family. Start this path without fear, and with a clear mind when you follow our suggestions. HOW TO BEGIN YOUR HOMESCHOOL JOURNEY Contact Your State Department Of Education.   Before

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FREE Kids Health Curriculum

FREE Kids Health Curriculum I don’t know about you, but when I see FREE curriculum for my kids, I JUMP on it LOL  KidsHealth in the Classroom is offering a free Health curriculum for teachers, which includes homeschoolers for grades preK-12. GET IT HERE  KidsHealth in the Classroom offers educators free health-related lesson plans for all grades and subject areas. Each Teacher’s Guide includes discussion questions, activities, and reproducible handouts and quizzes – all aligned to national health education standards.