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Integrating a Child With Disabilities Into Your Homeschool

As a homeschooling parent, you know that all children learn in different ways. Some are visual learners, while others learn best through a hands on approach. Providing instruction in a way that works best for your child will greatly enhance the learning experience.

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The Water Cycle Song – Lyrics and Sing Along

Make Science interesting for your little ones with fun songs that will help them remember facts! The Water Cycle song will make it simple for kids to remember how water is used by our Earth.

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My Kids Hated History…and Then I Tried This!

I’m the type of person that loves learning, no matter what it is. Well, let me qualify that…I don’t like a lot of science topics…but other than that, learning is something I love. With that said, I do understand that my children are not going to be just like me and there will be some subjects they just don’t enjoy. ...

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Organize Your Daily Lessons with This FREE Template

Do you have tons of notebook papers with plans on what to use to teach certain subjects throughout your house? Get organized with this FREE daily printable lesson plan template.

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FREE Kindergarten Math Worksheets

Do your kids love worksheets? Mine do, especially when they were in Kindergarten. These free Kindergarten math worksheets will keep your little ones happily busy, and give them the practice to learn beginning math skills.

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Do You Really Need Expensive Curriculum to Homeschool?

The answer to this question really depends on you, your kids and your family’s lifestyle. Not everyone will be able to homeschool the exact same way; but the short answer is: NO, you don’t need expensive curriculum to homeschool your children. It CAN be done without spending a ton of money!

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Will the Common Core Affect Your Homeschool?

Common Core and Homeschooling

Complaints abound for the new “Common Core” curriculum and its standards. According to its website, The Common Core is a set of high-quality academic standards in mathematics and English language arts/literacy (ELA). These learning goals outline what a student should know and be able to do at the end of each grade. But what does this really mean, and how ...

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50 of the Best Homeschooling Blogs – 2014

Did you see our recommended list of homeschooling blogs from last year? Maybe you were a featured blogger? Whatever the case, it was so incredibly popular with y’all, so I figured it must have been super helpful. As a result, I wanted to update the list with this year’s favorites! Here is my updated list of MUST-READ homeschooling blogs for ...

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12 Top-Selling Education Magazines Every Homeschooler Should Have!

Magazines for homeschoolers

Do you use magazines in your homeschooling curricula? If not, you’re missing out! They are chock-full of great ideas that you can use in your activities! This list has some of the best selling magazines in the Education category to help you decide which ones you should get!

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FREE Resources for Learning About the Human Body

It’s time to learn about the human body! Whether it’s the skeletal system, circulatory system, digestive system or any other part of the human body, it’s important to every homeschool. Today I’m going to tell you where to find free anatomy courses, free human body worksheets, games and more! You can find some great FREE (of course!) anatomy courses on ...

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How Do You Know if Your Child is Learning Enough?

measuring against the public school measuring stick

One of the questions I get asked most often is “how do you know if your child is learning enough?” To someone in the public school system, this seems like a valid question. It certainly did to me, as someone who attended public school as a child. But then you must ask yourself: who dictates how much a child should ...

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Military Finally Accepts Homeschooling Graduates on Equal Terms as Public School Graduates

Good news for homeschoolers wanting to join the military! They have now made the requirements for application and entry into the military the same for both homeschooling high school graduates and public school graduates. This doesn’t mean that homeschoolers have not been accepted into the armed services before now. In March of 2005, the military initially welcomed homeschooling enlistees. At ...

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Tips to Get Your Child to Love Reading (Even if They Hate Reading)

How to Make Your Child Love Reading Time

Do your kids love to read? Do they hate to read? Reading leads to the improvement of so many different skills, from spelling to grammar and even creativity and imagination. If your kids hate to read, don’t despair! there are ways you can make it more fun. I actually have 3 children that don’t like to read. It’s weird for ...

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What to Do When Mom is Sick

How to Keep Kids Occupied When Mom is Sick

In the public school system, there are substitute teachers available when a teacher gets sick. Unfortunately, homeschooling moms don’t have that option. Here are some ideas for what to do to keep your kids busy when you get sick.

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