Dual-Family Homeschooling

Have you ever wished you could homeschool with a friend, but not with all the challenges of a larger co-op? Then today’s post is for you! Several times while homeschooling, I have found myself homeschooling together with one good friend.

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Spelling Tips

Teaching spelling is one of the most challenging topics to deal with as a homeschooler. There are tons of curricula to choose from. Lots of different theories to consider. And whatever worked for your firstborn will definitely not work for your second. Despite all of that, I have a few tips and tricks you can try using to take some...

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Back to Bedschooling

Several years ago, I wrote about bedschooling. It is like homeschooling, but you do it from your bed. When I wrote about bedschooling before, my younger kids were 6, and 8.  Now they are 13 and 15. So, why are we back to this and what are we doing differently? 

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Your Doctor Doesn’t Know Everything

Have you been told, “Your child will never….” walk, talk, read, write, or anything else? I need you to know, that that doctor or teacher or therapist, cannot see the future. They cannot possibly know everything there is to know about the condition, your child, and how they will grow, learn, and live. They do not know your child’s true...

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When You Can’t Dig Any Deeper

I have been helped by others sharing their stories about how they have struggled over the years. Stories about being a single parent, a military family, about recovering from a serious illness or sudden loss. It helps to know that you aren't alone and that your struggles are real. So, today I am going to share about a time I...

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Talk to your kids

Today I want to talk to you about the most powerful thing you can do for your child’s education: Talk to them. Really. We think we are supposed to read to them, take them on field trips, teach them math and so much more. But the truth is that a good conversation with a caring parent will do more for...

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