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Stopping the Summer Slide

Stopping the Summer Slide

Summer is close on the horizon. During the warm months, families and students are eager to bask in the sun. After a year full of Covid related restrictions on gatherings, kids are happy to return to parks and playgrounds.  As a parent, although we are excited that our...

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Life Skills for Homeschoolers

Life Skills for Homeschoolers

Adulthood appears in a blink of an eye. Our middle school and high schoolers need to learn essential life skills from somewhere, and it typically isn’t from a traditional school. This is one reason why homeschool critically benefits future generations.  A conventional...

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Explaining Social Distancing to Young Kids

Explaining Social Distancing to Young Kids

Children of any age may struggle with understanding and following the rules when it comes to social distancing, but more so for younger children than younger teens. Children naturally gravitate towards others as a form of bonding, and want to be friends with everyone....

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Are Proms & Graduations Happening in 2021?

Are Proms & Graduations Happening in 2021?

With the sudden shut down of many important businesses and practices last year came a lot of change. Seemingly overnight, many normal, daily practices and tasks were shut down with no certainty of when they would return. Schools, restaurants, functions, concerts, many...

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School Choice 2021-2022

School Choice 2021-2022

What Does School Choice Mean? School Choice is a big topic in education right now.  Many states are re-vamping their legislative agendas to deal with the topic while many others are changing regulations that have been in place for decades.  Parents of K to 12 students...

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My Child Has an IEP, Can I Homeschool?

My Child Has an IEP, Can I Homeschool?

Homeschooling is often a tough decision to make, whether your child is in Kindergarten or in their Junior year of high school. You wonder, will I be able to keep my child on a schedule and what kind of homeschool teacher will I be? This decision can be made even...

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Post-Pandemic Homeschool

Post-Pandemic Homeschool

With the coronavirus hitting many households hard in 2020, it created a whole new level of homeschooling. Whether parents were interested in teaching their children at home or not, many were forced to make accommodations and dive head first into the learning right...

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Hidden Veggie Recipies for Picky Eaters

Hidden Veggie Recipies for Picky Eaters

Whether you homeschool your kids, they’re in remote learning temporarily, or they attend public school, you’re responsible for dinner every night. If you’re the parent of a picky eater, every night can feel like a battle to get your kids to each something besides...

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3 Books That Will Make You a Better Homeschool Parent

3 Books That Will Make You a Better Homeschool Parent

If you’re new to homeschooling, it can be a daunting experience. In addition to online forums, curriculums, and fellow parents, we recommend cracking open a few books for help. These often give a more thorough teaching of all your homeschool questions and leave you...

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Homeschools and Blended Learning in the New Normal

Homeschools and Blended Learning in the New Normal

Whether by choice or situation, we’re all now familiar with the idea of home schooling and/or virtual learning. Given the fact we don’t know what the future holds in terms of virtual learning, the question becomes: What will the “new normal” look like for home schools...

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Make-Ahead Homeschool Snacks

Make-Ahead Homeschool Snacks

Children have a magical ability to be hungry all the time. If your kids are home all day while you’re homeschooling, they probably ask for a snack roughly 30 times a day. You can reduce a significant amount of meal stress by prepping snacks ahead of time once or twice...

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Do’s and Don’ts of Your First Year of Homeschooling

Do’s and Don’ts of Your First Year of Homeschooling

Deciding to homeschool your kids is a big decision. It can feel overwhelming to start a new experience and you may be unsure what to do and what to avoid. Here are some things you definitely should and should not do during your first year of homeschooling.   Do: ...

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4 Things You Need to Homeschool Your Child

4 Things You Need to Homeschool Your Child

Homeschooling is becoming increasingly popular around the world. If you’ve been thinking about teaching your kids in the comfort of your house, you’re not alone. There are a lot of supplies and resources you’ll need to take this education route. But the most important...

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