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A New School Year | Starting Off On The Right Foot

If you receive my weekly newsletter, you know how much I enjoy the new school year. (And if not, you should click here to subscribe!) Much like your freshly sharpened pencils, your pristine desk, and your empty notebooks, the start of a new year is a new wonderful new opportunity. Last years mistakes are but a mere memory. Last years…

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5 Amazing Online Resources For Eclipse 2017

In just a few short days the moon will orbit the earth in such a way that it blocks out the sun – also known as an eclipse. Some parts of the US will experience a total eclipse where the sun is blocked out completely. Other parts of the country will experience on a partial eclipse. Either way, it’s pretty…

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Back To Homeschool

(This post contains affiliate links. Affiliate links may earn me a commission at no additional cost to you. All companies listed here are ones that I have either used previously or will be using this year. For more information on affiliate links see my Disclosures.) August is here and if you are homeschooling this fall it’s time to get serious…

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Homeschooling – How To Get Started – Part 5

(This is the fifth post in a series on how to get started homeschooling. Use the links here to connect with the first, second, third, or fourth posts, if you missed them!) (This post may contain affiliate links. For a full description of affiliate links please see my Privacy Policy/Disclosures.) As they say, all good things must come to an…

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Homeschool – How To Get Started – Part 4

(This is the fourth post in a series on how to get started homeschooling. Use the links here to connect with the first, second, or third posts, if you missed them!) (This post may contain affiliate links. For a full description of affiliate links please see my Privacy Policy/Disclosures.) For me, this series has been an amazing journey! Compiling this…

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Homeschool – How To Get Started – Part 3

(This is the third post in a series on how to get started homeschooling. If you missed the first post, you can read it here. The second post can be found here.) (This post may contain affiliate links. For a full description of affiliate links please see my Privacy Policy/Disclosures.) Wow! Can you believe we are on the third post…

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Homeschool – How To Get Started – Part 2

(This is the second post in a series on how to get started homeschooling. Click here to read the first post. Look for additional posts soon!) (This post may contain affiliate links. For a full description of affiliate links please see my Privacy Policy/Disclosures.) Getting Started – Part 2 In the first post of this series, we looked at what…

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Homeschool – How To Get Started

(This is the first post in a series on how to get started homeschooling.) (This post may contain affiliate links. For a full description of affiliate links please see my Privacy Policy/Disclosures.) The decision to homeschool is not always an easy one. For some, they always knew this was their calling, but for many others, it’s a change they made…

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Compiling Homeschool Grades – Not An Easy Task

It feels so good to be able to write this sentence: we are done with school for this year. All the lessons have been read, all the tests have been completed. All that remains is compiling the grades. Do I Have To? There are many different schools of thought when it comes to grading for homeschoolers. And depending on where…

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