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Wondering if it's time to change homeschool curriculum? Here is a lesson my son learned when he asked for it to happen here.

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Reading, writing, and arithmetic are important. But there are a lot of other things kids need to learn - some of them won't even show up in a curriculum.
Homeschooling can be hard. Really hard. Here is one of my favorite suggestions for how to "deal". Hopefully it will help you, too.

Homeschooling Goodies

 

Wondering if it's time to change homeschool curriculum? Here is a lesson my son learned when he asked for it to happen here.
Wishing your homeschooler would be more independent? Here are two things that are a big part of independence...
When families make the decision to homeschool, they're also making the decision to spend a lot of time together. And there is some...stuff that comes along with that.

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Parenting Goodies

 

As kids get older, we often think of milestones like getting a driver's license, attending prom, or getting a first job. But there are many other milestones your kids will reach as they grow—milestones that are equally as life-changing, but aren't talked about nearly as much.
I know that right now some of you are half-cocked, ready to go off at someone for so blatantly supposing that as an at home mom, you’re lazy and do nothing all day. I mean, the nerve. But...down, girl. Let’s reel it back a bit. Let’s look at this with some logic. I want you to consider something. We actually don’t need to freak out about this.
I'm often asked how we handle the whole electronics, screen time, and internet thing at our how with two teen boys. Well, since you asked...

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Pinterest Bustin’

 

We've tested some pins and done some tests. Here is (from our experience) the best way to make (and not make) a glow jar.
Lots of things are suggested for removing permanent marker or Sharpie from various surfaces, but which ones work? The Pinterest Busters that live with me decided to find out.
Rumor has it you can cut glass with yarn. Does it work? Let's just see about that...

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