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Creating A Gorgeous Homeschool Spring Garden

homeschool garden
  I’m going to be open and upfront here…I don’t like winter!  I’m sitting here right now watching it snow and thinking, man, I’m ready for spring and planting my garden. How about you?  It’s been so cold and nasty out that my kids are playing inside, and quite frankly, they’re going stir crazy.  What’s
homeschool socialization
  We all want our kids to grow up with good social skills. But sometimes the best way to increase these skills is not by hanging out with large groups of other kids. During winter, you may have fewer activities outside the home, or your homeschool co-ops and groups may have cancelled or postponed social
hey mama
  Our youngest is now an active ten-year-old. He can’t sit still while doing book work. His body has to move. The chairs have to move (rock, shuffle, and fall over). The pencil has to fly. His body and hands and feet have to move. His mouth has to make noises. It can be exasperating
college visits for homeschoolers
  One of the disadvantages of homeschooling is not having access to a brick-and-mortar office with a guidance counselor that one can make an appointment with in order to discuss how best to prepare students for college. Many homeschooling parents, myself included, have learned by making mistakes we wish we had avoided, and our oldest

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