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Top Ten Reasons Why I Homeschool Revisited

In March of 2009, I wrote a post about the top ten reasons why I homeschool. That was five years ago, when my children were in grades K-4, 2, 4, and 7. Today they’re in grades 4, 7, 9, and 12.  I thought I’d revisit those reasons and see if anything’s changed. Homeschooling puts my children’s character education back in my hands. This is

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A New Year, A New Start for Homeschooling

If you’re like me, the holidays are a busy time with family and friends, and the schoolwork gets less attention. While we enjoy the Christmas season, we need the change in the calendar page to give us the boost we need to start again. If the holidays got your family a little off-track too, here are some things that might help: Set Some Homeschooling

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Homeschooling and Socialization

One of the biggest concerns expressed by both parents and teachers concerning home education can be summed up in the question that’s often asked about homeschooled children: What about socialization? You can find several definitions for socialization in the dictionary, including “to make fit for the companionship with others” (The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition). For some, if a child

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