Homeschooling Your Child’s Least Favourite Subject

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Homeschooling Your Child’s Least Favourite Subject

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 subjects we love to dive in and share with our children, and those we try to defer to the other parent. While we can’t force our child to sit and apply themselves to a subject they may loathe; we can help lift them up out of the

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Homeschooling Independent Learners

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 read instructions is quick to go off on her own once she knows what she needs to do. Having kids who will go off on their own to learn, gives me a bit more time to do other things.  I am able to tend to

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Spelling Help

Spelling Help

Has spelling become boring and somewhat grueling? No matter what workbooks you use, or even if you make your own word list from books you are reading, sometimes we just need to be more creative. There is a time for pen to paper and copying out words, but what if we could make it more fun? What if we could get our brains firing and connecting more efficiently? Well, we can! We can make spelling fun and we can improve our brain function at the same time. (In this post I am not going to cover too much about the

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