She was teaching herself to read at 3, what next?

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  She is brilliant and scary! Our little one has been teaching herself to read since she was 3. While we homeschool our older children we learned long ago not to push when they are young as it backfires so we were going with a hands off approach. Despite us though our little one used […]

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Homeschooling: What if your child hates Math, or Reading, or Writing?

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A fellow homeschooler and friend I really look up to mentioned that her child hates math, that it is often a battle. This is not something rare in the parenting world, many of us have a child that dislikes one thing or another and we find it exasperating to try and pin them down to get them […]

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Guest Blog: The Positive Benefits Of Involving Your Children In The Food Selection Process

The Positive Benefits Of Involving Your Children In The Food Selection Process Children learn by observing others, making it extremely important for parents to set a good example when it comes to food choices. When children are involved in the selection process, they learn how to choose between healthy and unhealthy foods. The nutritional principles […]

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Direct Instruction and Exploratory Learning

One of the beautiful things about homeschooling is that I get to help pick what methods we use for learning. Of course publish schooling mothers know that not all learning happens at school. Too many though admit they hardly have time with their children as so many things demand their attention, and steal the attention […]

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Day 102

This is another photo from the night before, the sleepovers my daughter has here often go into the wee hours of morning. I get tired of checking in on them but I am reminded to smile. While we don’t unschool anymore, we did learn a lot about needs and wants and how they often the […]

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Simply Cookies

While I see the superficial clouding the lives of some I know I just have to cling to the simple things. Like cookies! I laughed this past week as a theme seemed to be shouting at me. Others thinking that I must have easy children… if you have baby sat for me, or are close […]

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The What and Hows of homeschooling in my Home

Socialization has not been an issue with us as where ever we move we jump right into the local homeschool group. Not to mention we are at church at least twice a weeks and she gets some solid play time there and she gets some class room experience on Sunday school. As we go to […]

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