Monthly Archives: December 2008

Best Intentions

Things don’t always go as planned. Today I was supposed to sit down and write…for you, actually. But instead I got caught up in things of the household. It happens, but then there are days where nothing can distract me, …

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The Joys of Being a Work-at-Home, Homeschooling Mom

“Mom, I really really love you.” “Mom, I need your help.” “Mom, here’s a flower for you.” “Mom, want a chocolate muffin?” “Mom, can I watch with you?” “Mom, what are you working on?” “I got it Mom.” “Mom, Can …

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Is Homeschooling a Better Choice than Public Schools?

Do you feel that home schooling is better than public schools in an educational sense? Why or why not? This question came up in an interview last year and while this is a much more complex question, here is my …

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Homeschooling

Contemplating homeschooling or just curious? Here’s a short list of advantages and disadvantages to consider. Advantages of Homeschooling Customizable, adaptable one-on-one education Mastery-based education based on child’s own development Shorten academic learning time and more time to pursue own interests …

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Homeschool PE: 5 Tips for when it’s Cold or Rainy Outside

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A discussion on Homeschool PE and our recent onslaught of cold weather has spurred a discussion about indoor PE options for homeshoolers on several email groups. PE really isn’t very difficult. Kids were built for movement, at least mine were. …

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