how do you homeschool preschool
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How we homeschool preschool at Roscommon Acres

I don’t know why preschool seems such a stressful time for homeschoolers, but I see this question often: “What curriculum do you use for preschool?” I always just want to reach through the computer screen and give y’all a big hug and let you know it’s going to be OK. They don’t need curriculum. Save what you think you want…

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recapture the joy of homeschooling
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5 Ways to Recapture the Joy of Homeschooling

Since losing Mattias, I feel like it has been a long, slow journey back toward feelings like wonder, enthusiasm and excitement. It has taken a toll on our homeschool as far too many days were focused on getting through it rather than bringing any life to what we were doing. Don’t get me wrong. Here at home is right where…

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homeschooling the eclipse
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Homeschooling the Eclipse

OK, so I’m a bit of a space geek. Maybe not as much as I used to be, but enough that I check out Star Date at the beginning of the month to see what is going on in the night sky. So when I saw that not only was a total eclipse hitting North America, but the path of…

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life skills
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Teaching Your Children Lifelong Skills for Healthier Living

Teaching proper life skills is important to raising your children into healthy, happy adults. It’s important to instill values of health and self confidence in your children, and to teach proper self control and coping skills. This is especially true for children with learning disabilities and attention issues, although it applies to all children to some degree. This article contains…

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homeschool high school
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Choosing Curriculum to Homeschool High School

Next semester, my son enters high school. Homeschooling high school is a whole different level of commitment. There’s more work and more pressure. The count down to college and career has begun. And although I’ve done it once before, it’s still a little scary . . . and a little exciting.   He’s feeling it, too. “Mom, is this going…

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How to Overcome Challenges in Your Homeschool
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How to Overcome Challenges in Your Homeschool

We all face challenges in our homeschools. Whether it is special needs, unmet expectations, attitude, behavior or our own lack of motivation, we all have those days when we wonder whether it is all worth the effort. How do we overcome challenges? Unfortunately, for most of the challenges in life, there is no magic formula. Otherwise I could title this…

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