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Homeschooling at the dollar store
Homeschooling at the Dollar Store I set aside a few hours today to drive a kid around to apply for jobs. I took them to a shopping plaza nearby and nearly screamed in glee when I saw that a Dollar Tree opened in the plaza! That is my favorite store in […]

Homeschooling at the Dollar Store



Free Online Math Help
Free Online Math Help Math isn’t my jam. I’m so not qualified to teach my kids math, so I don’t, I outsource. No matter how great their math curriculum is, they still come to me for help on occasion. Ten years ago that was a problem and I usually responded […]

Free Online Math Help



20 Things You Need To Homeschool Your Child of Any Age
  Homeschooling is a lot of things. Homeschooling is fun, challenging, exhausting, uplifting, rewarding, stressful…What are the things you truly need to successfully homeschool your child? In my nearly two decades of homeschooling I’ve come to believe a few truths (ok, more than a few), and I decided to put […]

20 Things You Need to Homeschool



Homeschool Field Trip Etiquette - What to do before, during, and after your trip!
Field trips are a very important part of any child’s education, and they’re a lot of fun! While I love going on field trips with just my family, gathering with other people for trips has a lot of advantages. Groups often qualify for group rates, can schedule special tours, and […]

Homeschool Field Trip Etiquette



Homeschool Must Have Essentials
  When you begin homeschooling you’ll probably ask yourself a hundred questions, and that’s totally ok! It’s good to have questions about such a major thing. I’m here today, however, to hopefully give you one less thing to worry about.   What are the most important things to have when […]

Top 5 Homeschool Essentials





Questions people ask about homeschooling
Homeschooling is seen as a different, radical choice by many. When you make this decision people are bound to ask why. They also ask other, sometimes more personal questions.   Questions People Ask About Homeschooling   How can you afford to homeschool? This is a tough question to answer because […]

Questions About Homeschooling





The benefits of homeschooling year round
  We started our homeschooling journey a long time ago (I can’t believe it’s been 16 years!) and even from the beginning I knew that following a school schedule wasn’t the right choice for us. And isn’t it grand how homeschoolers have the freedom to make their time work for […]

The Benefits of Year Round Homeschooling



Homeschooling the Child with Dysgraphia
8 Strategies to Homeschool A Child with Dysgraphia   Dysgraphia is a learning disability that affects a person’s handwriting. The hallmarks of dysgraphia include the inability to properly space letters, not recognizing the difference between lower and upper case letters, gripping the pencil so hard that the person creates holes […]

8 Strategies to Beat Dysgraphia