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How to Homeschool Kindergarten: 10 Game Changer Tips!

Are you frantically searching, “How do I start homeschooling kindergarten?!” Or, “How many hours a day do you homeschool kindergarten?” And, “What subjects do you need to teach in homeschool kindergarten?” Or the ever present worry – “Will I go crazy trying to homeschool kindergarten?!” I was asking the same questions not…

6 Ways to Replace Your Homeschool Co-Op with Online Options

I’m still in a bit of shock as I write this. Just this morning I sent an email to withdraw my kids from a homeschool co-op we have grown to love and depend on over the years. I knew it was coming, but I just can’t believe that I am looking at starting this year…

What If I Don’t Know the Answer to My Homeschooler’s Question?

Are you terrified that you are unqualified to homeschool your kids? Thinking you might look foolish if you can’t answer all their questions? Maybe your memories of school are kind of blurry? Pretty sure you could never make it on the gameshow “Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?”? Do you think your kids are going…

Bribing vs. Rewarding in Homeschooling

Are you seriously struggling to get your homeschooler motivated? Wondering how in the world to get them to do their school work without arguing, threatening, or punishing? Maybe you’ve also considered (or even tried!) bribing your homeschooler. But you know that it isn’t effective, sustainable…or respectable. Two separate people talked to me about motivation…

6 Social Skills Books for Homeschoolers

Social skills books for your homeschooler? I know there are homeschool moms across the country rolling their eyes into their back of their head at the very thought. I have been homeschooling for going on 4 years, so I don’t mean to alienate myself from my tribe…but I do think homeschool kids need help with their…