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Homeschool is no place for games

That was me when I embarked on my homeschooling journey.  I pulled my daughter out of her first grade class in January of 2011.  I was overwhelmed.   438 more words

Being A Mom

Out of Sync with my children - Reset day needed

Stress, my stress, my boys stress and by extension my (self-employed working from home) husbands stress, it all seamed very out of sync recently, Baby D (who is officially now a toddler not a baby!) was not napping properly, L was getting super abstinent about getting dressed in the morning to go out to groups, despite saying he wanted to go, and I was feeling so frustrated and finding it hard to not shout and was feeling like I was not getting quality time with my boys. 404 more words

Toddler Activities

Saving Books for Later

I generally read three or more books at once, I read out loud to my children every day, and I follow a literature-based homeschool curriculum. And yet, I force myself to NOT read certain books to my children. 533 more words

Homeschooling

Talking To My Daughter About Marriage & Sex

Earlier today, I saw a Jimmy Kimmel clip where they went to the streets to ask kids about gay marriage. A few of the kids clearly had no clue about traditional marriage, let alone gay marriage. 1,037 more words

Life

The Homeschooling Teeter-Totter

When I first started thinking about homeschooling my oldest daughter, she was four, the middle child was two, and my youngest was not quite one. My days were filled with three little girls dressed in pink fluff, dancing to music, messing up my clean floors, and taking naps all over the place when they reached the end of their energy. 1,462 more words

Goals

Homeschooling and College

             You have made it through the elementary and middle years and now you are either entering or exiting the high school years or somewhere in between. 858 more words

Homeschooling

5 Tips For Safely Surviving the Preteen Years

How would you like to work in a position that requires no prior training, and in fact, offers no training at all?  What if the people you worked with were awesome, and loving, but were constantly morphing and changeable?  1,453 more words

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