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Begin to Homeschool

Beginning to home school a child is a very difficult. Take a look at the information here and just do one item at a time. Before you know it you will be up and running.

Homeschooling Terms and Definitions from A2Z

Homeschooling Terms and Definitions from A2Z

Do you need help with all the homeschooling terminology? We have you covered. Here is your cheat sheet of homeschool terms and definitions from A to Z!
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What Do You Do On Your First Day Of Homeschool?

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Get your homeschool year started out with some fun! Plus grab some FREE First Day of Homeschool Printables!
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COVID “Homeschooling” During the Pandemic vs Traditional Homeschooling

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How does traditional homeschooling compare to emergency homeschooling with virtual public schools? This homeschool mom has all the answers!
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20 Questions About Homeschooling Answered 

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Discover common questions about homeschooling, from what is homeschooling to what does homeschooling cost, this article will cover parents' most pressing questions.
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Online Educational Resources

I have compiled a list of mostly free online educational resources and homeschool activities to keep students on track with their studies during school closures or breaks.
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How to Start Homeschooling

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Homeschooling can be a big change but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Learn how to start homeschooling and what you need to homeschool your child.
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A Simple Plan for Homeschool Planning

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Homeschool planning is a task with which many homeschooling parents develop a love/hate relationship. We’ve been there, and we even feel the slight sting of dread nearly every year. Try these tips for an easier time planning your homeschool year!
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How to Stay Sane While Homeschooling

Homeschooling isn’t merely an educational choice, it’s a lifestyle. Here are a few of our tips for minimizing those difficult moments homeschooling!
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Get Your Preschooler Ready to Read

It felt like you barely blinked and now your baby is now standing before you as a preschooler, ready and eager to learn. How do you get them ready to read?
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What Do You Really Need to Teach in the Early Years?

Homeschooling the early years can be overwhelming but we are here to help with what you really need to teach for preschool and kindergarten!
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Everything A2Z: Resource Roundup for August

Need some inspiration for this month? Find everything we have A2Z for your August homeschooling.
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Money-Saving Ways to Homeschool!

Homeschooling comes with lots of perks but can put a dent into the wallet. Get some ideas on how to homeschool without breaking the bank!
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Naming Your Homeschool

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Naming your homeschool can be a fun way to reflect personality and values. Homeschool name ideas can range from prestigious to unique and creative. Learn how to name your homeschool with our list of suggestions and examples.
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Toddlers and Preschoolers in Homeschool

Activities for Toddlers Advice About Homeschooling with Toddlers Social Networks for Those Homeschooling Toddlers Tips for Frazzled Homeschool Moms AN A TO Z ARTICLE Now that we are teaching the oldest two of our four children, my wife, Mary, has had to develop an intricate strategy in order to have a productive day. By...
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Homeschooling a 10 Year Old

10 year olds and Homeschooling One of the best aspects of homeschooling is the freedom you have to successfully educate your child in the manner they enjoy and respond to the most. And since you’re new to homeschooling, you’re probably wondering what homeschooling your ten year old will be like, what similar ten year...
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Homeschooling a 9 Year Old

9 year olds and homeschooling So, your child turned nine and you are concerned about homeschooling a nine year old. Of course you are — even the most experienced homeschoolers get the jitters when starting a new homeschool year. There are milestones that should be reached, important decisions to be made, and a lot of...
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Homeschooling an 8 Year Old

8 Year Olds and Homeschooling Now that your child’s turned eight, you’re probably concerned about eight year old behavior how to homeschool an eight year old and what they’re learning about — whether it’s in a traditional school or at a homeschool setting. This is natural for all new homeschoolers — they fret about...
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Homeschooling a 7 Year Old

7 Years Olds and Homeschooling  Children grow up so fast. Before you know it, your two-year-old toddler is suddenly turning seven. And when that happens, you must adjust not only your parenting techniques, but also your educational techniques. Reading, writing and arithmetic start becoming more prominent during your daily homeschooling sessions. As a new...
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Deschooling

Deschooling

Help understanding the need for a down time after leaving school and starting to homeschool. This period of time is called deschooling.
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Homeschool Moms

Mothers talk about the reasons why they homeschool their children, the benefits of moms homeschooling. Patience AN A TO Z ARTICLE By Barbara Frank. When people find out that I homeschool my children, they almost always say something along the lines of, “I could never do that. You must be a really patient person.”...
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