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One-Hour-A-Day Homeschooling

Have You Tried One-Hour-A-Day Homeschooling? Matt James, physician and author of “Homeschooling Odyssey,” along with his wife Barb have been homeschooling for 25 years. Four of their children have gone to Stanford, one of their children dances in the School of American Ballet in New York, and their youngest is looking forward to his own […]

A Different Drum… Special Needs Homeschooling

Reprinted with permission from A2Z Home’s Cool  By Kerry Jones You will be extremely happy to know that you have nothing in common with me. You glide along through life like a leaf down a crystal stream. You tend to steer in the direction everyone else is steering, and the road ahead of you is […]

Homeschooling Approaches

Homeschooling Approaches Although every homeschool is unique, certain homeschooling "styles" have become very popular. Most homeschoolers do not follow one style or method exactly. Instead, they select the ideas and suggestions that fit their family and eventually end up with a method all their own. It may take some time to develop your own routine [...]

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Podcast: How to Work With Your Child’s Strengths and Interests

FOLLOW US ON: APPLE PODCASTS | GOOGLE PLAY | STITCHER Dr. Pat Mirenda speaks with us on unschooling and working with our children’s strengths and interests. John Holt invented the word “unschooling” to replace the word “homeschooling” because he felt it didn’t reflect all the kinds of learning that can happen outside of traditional school. Dr. Mirenda shares that unschooling […]

Resolutions: Do They Really Work?

Are you ready for some fresh, new things this year? New friends, new faces, new ideas, and new resolutions are among the things people look forward to as each new year rolls around. But, sticking to a New Year’s resolution can be challenging; many people give up by February. You may even wonder if there […]

10 Things No One Ever Told Me About Homeschooling

If you’ve homeschooled for any amount of time, you’ve probably had to figure some things out for yourself…things no one ever told you were going to happen during your homeschooling years. Here, we outline some of the most common things that all homeschooling parents can relate to doing, thinking, feeling, or experiencing! 10 Things to […]

Enjoy summer…with a Charlotte Mason flair

Year round homeschooling. What image does that phrase invoke for you?   Perhaps a negative one…a not so glorious summer spent with your children sitting at the kitchen table reluctantly toiling over workbooks and textbooks for several hours a days while all their friends and the neighbor kids play outdoors, go biking and swimming and just hang out. No thanks, […]