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Reject Chaos - Homeschooling Can Reduce Stress for Working Parents

Over the last eighteen years, I have experienced life as a working parent with kids in private school, public school, and homeschool. Now that I have spent ten years of homeschooling, nine of which I was working full time, I can say without a doubt that homeschooling can drastically reduce chaos...

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Reject the stereotypes. Homeschooling levels the field.

"Are you going to be a stay-at-home mom or a career woman?"

I've seriously been asked that exact question. It's like the world said I had two choices: Betty Crocker or Betty Friedan. How do you answer a question like that?  

Despite these buckets the world tries to place us in, many...

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You are the parent. You are in charge.

Wondering if you are qualified to homeschool? Thinking you might need an “expert?” I’ll give you the short answer: If you are the parent, you are the expert.

Not long ago, parents were trusted and expected to raise and teach their kids. They had an option to send the kids to a...

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Your work can be an inspiration

When I started working and homeschooling, I was easily intimidated by the families who were home together all day. I wanted to be able to make salt maps and detailed timelines. I wanted to cook special meals to go with our cultural studies. I wanted to do all of the amazing things I saw on...

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Dare to believe in freedom

I’ll never forget the first Monster.com commercial I watched, about 20 years ago. I believe it premiered during the Super Bowl (at least that’s when I first saw it).  The commercial featured young children making statements like:

“When I grow up, I want to file all...

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