Category Archives: Homeschooling/Education

Are you teaching an Only? You’re not alone! When we returned to our homeschool community, I was surprised by the increased number of families with only one child.  Being accustom to large homeschool families, I am happy there are more … Continue reading

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As most know, we homeschooled KJ for two years. It was a time of blessing as I watched him thrive and grow.  My time was short, but I gave him a strong foundation for what happened next… I had to … Continue reading

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Now that you’ve read my posts how to survive your first (or 21st) homeschool convention.  We’re ready to learn how to choose curriculum. As you can imagine, there are many curricula to choose from including classical, traditional, teacher lead, and … Continue reading

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In Part 2 of the How To Survive Your First Homeschool Convention, I will share more tips to keep you organized and provide information you may not know about the convention. LOGISTICS Whether you have pre-registered or not, the first … Continue reading

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I admit I was overwhelmed  by my first homeschool convention.  No one told me what to expect other than “there’s a lot of stuff” and “you can spend days going through it”. No “what to’s” or “how to’s”.  I was … Continue reading

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Homeschooling is hard.  Being a working mom is hard.  Being a homeschooling-work-outside-the-home-mom is exhausting!  But it can be done, and it can be done well with lots of planning and creativity. SUPPORT: If you’re a work-outside-the-home-mom and considering homeschooling, the … Continue reading

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It’s Homeschool Convention Season! W0o-hoo!  Hubby and I look forward to the MidWest Homeschool Convention every year.  When you put two people who love reading, history and education in a convention center filled with endless possibilities- its a date! You’re … Continue reading

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Can you believe that school starts in just a few short weeks? Where has the summer gone? Very few things have been marked off my summer to-do list and now it’s time to work on the-back-to-school-to-do list! Shew! Whether your … Continue reading

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If you’ve missed me this past week, I was preparing to attend the Midwest Homeschool Convention over the weekend.  I bet you’re wondering “Why does a working mama go to a homeschool convention?” Because I homeschooled for two years. (A … Continue reading

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For those of us who have a career, it is almost impossible to homeschool our children despite the desire we may have.   I was blessed to have the opportunity to teach our son at home for two years before placing … Continue reading

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