Monthly Archives: January 2009

59 Ideas for Taking Care of You

Ever have that need to just re-charge? I do. This last weekend I was really sad, over a variety of things. But on Sunday I was totally recharged by getting together with a new friend over coffee. Just two homeschooling …

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Homeschool Freebie: Math Worksheet Generator

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I have been really happy with our core elementary math curriculum. It’s off the beaten path, as far as homeschool math curriculum goes, but I’ve liked it.  But sometimes, the kids need a little extra practice, before moving on to …

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26 Tips for Overcoming Homeschool Burnout

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Over on her Adventures in Homeschooling blog, Frazzled Mom called January “National Homeschool Burnout Month”. And I agree with her. Most homeschoolers do experience that “burnout” feeling at some point in the year, yet we don’t always share those down sides …

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Overcoming Homeschool Burnout – Part 1

On her Adventures in Homeschooling blog, Frazzled Mom brought up a subject that hits most homeschoolers I know, but we rarely seem to talk about – homeschool burnout. For some, like Frazzled Mom, it comes in January. For me, it’s …

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Three American History Books Recommended by My 11 Year Old

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Yesterday, while a friend and I were discussing the secret to getting kids to read – finding books they LIKE – my 11 year old daughter pops up, goes to our Sonlight 3/4 (American History) shelf, and pulls off three books. …

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