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Is not homeschooling a sin?

 

Do I think that parents who aren't homeschooling are sinning? Weird question? It's a fair one if you follow me regularly and know how much I base homeschooling on scripture. So I think it's important to talk about. That's exactly what I do in this video.

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Homework vs. Homeschool

 

If you are a working parent who comes home to help kids with homework each night, you might have trouble seeing how homeschooling is different, given that you still have to come home and work with your child on academics. In this video, we discuss six differences between the two.

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5 Things I Would Change in My Homeschool

 

Now that I have two homeschool graduates and I am starting all over again with my youngest, I spend a lot of time looking back. I like to evaluate the lessons that I've learned, and how I will do things differently this time around. In this video, I talk about five things that I know I would do...

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What Happens When You Give Kids Homeschooling Freedom

 

Today I want to tell you a story about the day we took off school...or so I thought. I thought I was giving my kids a break from school while I attended on online conference. Instead, I learned what happens when kids get a little freedom and space.

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Working, Homeschooling, and Household Management with "Middle" Kids

 

If you have been watching this series on working, homeschooling, and household management, you already know how this can work with older kids who have a lot of independence or with very little children who do not require a lot of formal schooling. But what about those who are in the middle - your...

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Working, Homeschooling, and Household Management with Little Kids

 

Working and homeschooling sounds great when older kids can help share the workload of managing the home, but how does that work with little ones? If you have a child who is under eight years old, the key is spending the appropriate amount of time on the right activities. In this video, we talk...

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Working, Homeschooling, and Household Management with Older Kids

 

How do you work, homeschool, and still get cleaning and cooking done? This is a common question I used to get when I worked in an office. This looks a little different depending on the ages of your kids, but in this video, I share how it worked for me with middle school to high school ages...

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Answering Confidently about Homeschooling

 

How confident are your answers when co-workers or others ask you about homeschooling? Do you feel like you are always having to explain yourself?

Here's the thing: you don't. And when you spend time trying to justify yourself, you are inviting unnecessary debate. In this video, we talk about the...

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The One Lesson Where Cramming Doesn't Work

 

Have you ever crammed for a test - or maybe binge-watched some videos to learn a needed skill quickly?  For most subject areas, there are ways to learn the essentials quickly if you missed some points and need a quick review.

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Can Your Older Children Stay Home to Homeschool?

 

Can your older children stay at home to homeschool while you are at work? In this video from the Working Homeschooler Quickstart Series, I discuss what worked for my family, as well as the things that you should consider and be cautious about when making this decision. Ultimately, this is a...

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