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21 Things that Make Homeschooling Easier

Who doesn’t like things that help make life easier, right? There are so many resources for homeschooling, it can easily feel a little overwhelming, rather than simpler to get it done. Here’s a list of 21 things that make homeschooling easier – keep it handy for those days where you’re running around between chores, meal …

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How your view of your child impacts your home education journey

As a home educating parent, or a parent considering home education, have you ever given any thought to how you view your child? This is an important question because children’s self-esteem is greatly impacted by our opinion of them as their parents. In terms of education, schools view children as vessels to be filled, not …

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Spilling the beans on homeschooling – interview with Marc Ries

Micro-interview with a veteran homeschooler who shares his homeschooling journey with us. Marc Ries is the manager of Love2Learn, a company that provides a modular curriculum (compiled by his wife, Ivana) based on the best aspects of curricula from all over the world and draws inspiration, particularly from Charlotte Mason’s philosophies. You can check it …

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Forgive yourself as a homeschooling parent

Forgive Yourself, Dear Homeschooling Parent

As a parent, worry, fear, and guilt are common emotions. Their intensity can sometimes be downright frightening. As a homeschooling parent, you may find you’ve exchanged the fears of what your child endures at school, for fears of screwing up your child at home all by yourself. Forgive yourself, dear homeschooling parent. Heads-up: you’re normal …

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Top 20 reasons to homeschool in 2020

If you are thinking about homeschooling your child more than ever before this year, you are not alone. And, most of your reasons are probably valid. This article explores various reasons parents may consider or choose to homeschool in 2020.   Reasons to start homeschooling in 2020   The quality of education 1. If you’re …

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Planners for homeschooling

A guide to planners for homeschooling parents

I’ve yet to meet a mother who doesn’t like to use some sort of planner, whether she homeschools or not! This post is a guide to what planners will work best for you as a homeschooling parent. When you chose to homeschool, one of the reasons probably included the freedom to have more choices in …

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27 Coping Tips for Homeschooling Parents

Having a rough time and need some coping tips, dear homeschooling parent? We all have those days. You know the ones I mean. The ones where you don’t know how to cope as a homeschooling parent, you begin to doubt yourself and wonder whether this was such a good idea. It’s those days where you …

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how homeschooling will change you as a parent

How homeschooling will change you as a parent

Homeschooling brings about adjustment for the parents as well as the children. They will be learning in a different environment, with a different routine. Homeschooling will change you as a parent in many positive ways. You will be finding your way with having your children at home and including them in all the daily tasks. …

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