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Writing with Literature

Supporting Young Writers in Your Homeschool With Great Literature

*This post contains affiliate links to a curriculum we use in our home school. See disclosure policy for full details. Are you and your kids tired of the same old writing drills? Do your homeschool bookshelves house more than three types of writing curriculum? Writing, even if you feel you are quite good at it […]

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Organizing

Organizing Your Homeschool Family

What kind of planner are you? I am a list maker, the “old fashioned” pencil and paper kind of list maker. There is something about a pencil or pen in my hand which helps me to own my to-do list.   When we physically write something out, it helps our minds to own those tasks a […]

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Tips for Teaching the Least Favourite Subjects

Homeschooling Your Child’s Least Favourite Subject

What to do when you have a child excel and love one subject area  but does their best to avoid another subject area?  Hint:  The answer does not include pulling out your hair or giving a lecture. Many of us parents face this teeter-totter emotion from our children throughout the year. Let’s face it, we ourselves have […]

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Independent Learning in your homeschool

Homeschooling Independent Learners

    Independent Learners … it’s what most of us strive for in the homeschooling of our children. Having kids who can read, decipher and then apply new information without us holding their hand through it all is a valuable skill. I am lucky to have independent learners.  Even the youngest who requires my help to […]

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How to Rise Above the Negative

How to Rise Above the Negative

  So you are homeschooling, or thinking of homeschooling, you’re excited and start to share with others what you do or what you are planning to do…then it happens…. The negative talk, raised eyebrows and the hesitant…“Oh?” Sooner or later we are all faced with this and I hope that for your sake it is […]

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