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Category: homeschool


Printable Book Report for Middle Grades

There are many reasons I love homeschooling.  I love the fact that the kids and I can complete morning chores in a calm manner before starting the school day.  I love that I we can have healthy lunches and have…

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Charlotte Mason Homeschool for First Grade

  Around this time every year, when our motivation for homeschooling begins to fizzle, I look back over the year to evaluate our success in our current homeschooling plan.  I look at the year, without any biases, to see what worked,…

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Cooking with Kids: Chapati Indian Flatbread

    In many families in which parents educate their children at home, cooking is interwoven seamlessly into the school day. Math, reading, science and critical thinking skills are cultivated and honed through measuring, reading recipes, baking and substituting ingredients….

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Exploring the World with Little Passports

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Homeschooling on a Budget

Not unlike many homeschooling families, we are on a strict budget.  If you homeschool, you know that buying curricula can be a major annual expense.  Multiply that by several children all on different levels and it can quickly become a…

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Charlotte Mason Inspired Kindergarten Plan

This summer Baby Honeybee turns five.  I’m not sure how she can be almost five years old, seeing how she was just a tiny baby yesterday.  She’s magical. Like unicorns!  That must be it. Magical or not, she still demands…

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