Helpful Homeschool Habits for Facing Obstacles

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Keeping up the habit of sharing some helpful homeschool habits on Fridays! Wondering just how to get some learning done when half of you have been taken over by spring time pollen? Or some other sickness? Or some other challenge? Or the simple fact that there are the needs of the age range to attend […]

Helpful Homeschool Habits for Standardized Testing

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~ I’m keeping up the habit of sharing a helpful homeschool habit on Fridays! After we took a homeschool spring break, we went right back to it with required standardized testing. It was a productive yet interesting week of juggling things with our multiple ages. I am sharing our week and my tips in today’s […]

How to Get Started Homeschooling: Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

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Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! —> Follow my Homeschool board and How to Get Started Homeschooling Pinterest boards! What is the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party? *If you are a blogger this is a great way to share your content, increase your followers, and have your pins repinned! *If you are NOT a blogger […]

Helpful Homeschool Habit: Take a Break!

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Several times this week I received confirmation that we need to take a break. This photo was taken Monday morning after the younger two had completed their school work… Time for a homeschool break! Nerf guns and backyard swinging over here. How about you? We all need breaks. Short breaks during the day. And a […]

Helpful Homeschool Habit: How to Fit it All In

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Last weekend was a bit crazy, all-over-the-place. A hodgepodge! So, instead of our usual weekly homeschool planning meeting with all our ages, I filled in their planners for our older three children myself. (It was warm enough earlier in the week for a cozy fire in the evening.) Doing the planning and writing for each […]

Teaching Tricks from Moms of Many – Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

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Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! Follow my Teaching Multiple Ages board! What is the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party? *If you are a blogger this is a great way to share your content, increase your followers, and have your pins repinned! *If you are NOT a blogger this is a great party to find […]

Helpful Homeschool Habit: Reading

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This week following the change to daylight savings time always seems to be an adjustment in many ways. Especially for children going to bed when it’s still a little bit light outside. But I am sharing a habit that helps! A habit that is also one of the ways we grow a love of reading […]

The Many Opportunities of Homeschooling

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The past two weeks I have been noticing and cataloging in my mind the many opportunities homeschooling affords us. Last week our week was somewhat hijacked by sickness. Half the household had some terrible virus. Needless to say our week did not go as planned. But, you know, sometimes there are other lessons to be […]

Beat the Homeschool Blues Bundle of the Week

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We are excited to announce our Help! I’m Homeschooling! ebook is part of this week’s Beat the Homeschool Blues Bundle of the Week. Help! I’m Homeschooling! by Tricia Hodges Based on more than a decade of personal experience, Tricia has packed Help! I’m Homeschooling! with practical, how-to advice to encourage you and build your confidence […]

Real Refreshment Retreats for the Homeschool Mama

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Ready to be encouraged in your journey? Right during the February winter blahs? I urge you, fellow sisters in the homeschool trenches, to make retreat time a priority. Yes it is for you. But have you every thought of how your thirst for encouragement might be refreshed from the Living Water? I’ll share many more […]

The Hope of Homeschool

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The warm sun on my back is such a comfort. It’s a hope of spring days soon to come. This week we had many a warm day mixed with a bit of rain here and there. It was a warm balm after all our wintry wonderland of the past weeks. We knew we needed to […]

How an Art Box Inspires Artists

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I often hear fellow mamas say that they would love to offer their children more chances for art every day. That statement is usually followed by: but I… Let me offer you a simple solution. An art box. See, I am very much the practical and make-it-easy type of mother. This solution is so practical […]