Free Homeschool Insights Resources for Homeschoolers

Top 6 Tips to Help Build Reading Skills

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Children of various ages sometimes struggle with reading. It’s frustrating because reading is the backbone of so many learning skills. But there are ways you can help your child to improve their reading skills without putting additional pressure on them — or on yourself. Review these tips now, so you and your child will have […]

What does year round homeschooling look like?

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My daughter walked into the room laughing. “What’s so funny?” I asked? “Mom, your face when that zebra at the safari sneezed on you….!” more laughter. “I’ll never forget that.” she said. That was a trip we took to a Safari park en route to a homeschool conference we were speaking at last year. The […]

Summer Activities for Your Special Needs Child

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When summer arrives, many parents with special needs children use a variety of fun activities and educational instruction to provide a well-balanced experience for their students. Although summer brings visions of the beach, vacations, and lazy days at the park, it is important to keep your child’s mind busy to prevent them from falling behind […]

Making the Most Out of Homeschool Conventions

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If you want to optimize your homeschool convention experience, don’t wait until you get there – start prepping before you arrive. Many homeschoolers just like you have been stunned by the enormity of these conventions when first confronted by the crowds, speaking sessions, curriculum options, and special events that the organizers put together. But if […]

Don’t Complicate Homeschooling — Simplify

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Many homeschoolers try to cover every base when it comes to their children’s education. If you find yourself in this predicament, it’s probably causing undue stress and, as a result, burnout. Take a step back and catch your breath. Although the pressure might make it feel like it’s April or May, it’s only February. So, […]

Regain Your Homeschooling Rah, Rah!

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So the homeschool year is not even half over, yet you’ve hit a wall. Your homeschool spirit has dropped its pompons and left the field.. Don’t worry, this feeling is common to new homeschoolers and veteran homeschoolers alike. Everyone is so pumped up at the beginning of the school year and then a creeping fatigue […]

5 Homeschool Resolutions for 2018

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Once a year, everyone gets a chance to change something in their lives, whether it’s losing weight or saving money or, like one person I know, stop doing her 22-year-olds laundry! Now it’s your turn, and as homeschoolers you should carefully consider some ideas on this list — or come up with your own. After […]