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Social Skills: The Great Homeschool Advantage

I was recently asked about homeschooling and social skills by someone who wasn’t familiar with homeschooling. Of course, the suggestion that a school shooting was perpetrated by a homeschooler was mentioned, lol. If you have been homeschooling awhile, I’m sure you have fielded the question many times. It was in …

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Working and Homeschooling: Meet Tammy

Have you ever wondering how you can work and homeschool?  Many families make it work.  Meet Tammy.  She works full-time away from home and homeschools her daughter. Who are you homeschooling? I’ve homeschooled my daughter Tess since kindergarten.  She just turned 15 and is a freshman. What work do you …

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Homeschool Philosophies Quiz

Try out our brand new Homeschool Philosophies quiz!  This version has a few philosophies that we revised to give you more accurate results.  We’ve also added in two new philosophies. Find out how you score with Charlotte Mason Education, Classical Education, Montessori, Project-Based Learning, Reggio-Inspired Learning, Thomas Jefferson Education, Traditional …

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Can Homeschooling Parents Really Teach Every Subject Well?

Can I as a homeschooling parent really teach every subject well?  Doubters of homeschooling often question whether or not parents can provide an appropriate education. I think this very question demonstrates a misunderstanding of how homeschooling works. I can’t teach every subject well.  That is rather impossible.  My job isn’t …

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When You Have No Money for Homeschool Curriculum

Have you been there?  Some families have been there many times.  When finances are tight, the library can be an excellent tool for creating curriculum without costing you anything.  One year when I had limited funds, I started using the library heavily.  It turned out that the curriculum I was …

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